Various charms are exuded by an art exhibition entitled Life Style at the Bali Museum. The exhibition presenting a variety of works of art got special appreciation from society. Even, foreign tourists who were vacationing on the Island of Bali also made their time to witness the presentation of two-dimensional art. At least there were 32 works of art on display by the artists denoting the students of the Faculty of the Art and Design (FSRD) of the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI) Denpasar. A total of 10 works of art represented the Department of Fine Arts, Interior Design (6), Visual Communication Design (14), Photography (1) and Craft Arts (1).
The exhibition posing the final assignment for the FSRD students was opened by Deputy Rector I, Prof. I Nyoman Artayasa, Monday (Jan 13) and lasted for five days. “This exhibition displayed the best works of art as the accumulation of knowledge from the first to last semester ahead of the final assignment,” said Artayasa.
Artayasa added that the art performance aimed to improve the discourse, evaluation and appreciation of the arts by the community. “The best works of the students will be examined before they hold a bachelor degree in the arts,” he said. These best works would be used to improve the evaluation by lecturers in order to reach a better accomplishment. “People will know that the FSRD of the ISI Denpasar produce scholars that can produce the best works and in the end they are accepted in the society with joy,” he explained.
Similar comment was also disclosed by Ni Made Rinu, the Dean of the FSRD, that the exhibition was the results of creativity of the FSRD students with a specific value. “They showed off the works in accordance with the development of the arts and designs as a field that constantly move with the times, lifestyle, trends and culture that are inseparable from the cultural linkage,” he said. (BTN/015)