Human Manifestations and Tirta Amerta: Struggles to Find a Balanced Point
Agus Purwantoro1, Moh. Rusnoto Susanto2, Insanul Qisti Barriyah3, M. Dwi Marianto4, Sri Wastiwi Setiawati5, Anselmus Sudirman6
1Agus Purwantoro, Department of Art Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia.
2Moh. Rusnoto Susanto, Department of Art Education, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
3Insanul Qisti Barriyah, Departement of Art Education, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
4M. Dwi Marianto, Post Graduate Program, Institut Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
5Sri Wastiwi Setiawati, Department of Television, Institut Seni Indonesia, Surakarta, Indonesia.
6Anselmus Sudirman, Department of English Education, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 16 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 11 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 633-636 | Volume-8 Issue-1C2 May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A11040581C219/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: To maintain good behaviors, humans attempt to find meanings and the essence of life. Humans take respective ways as a process of instilling awareness about life. Humans and tirta amerta (the water of life) are a result of human awareness of the nature of life because the amerta is the essence of all living things in the universe. In the process of creative, a quest for the meaning and nature of life arises due to the struggle of that manifesting forms felt and experienced by the humans. The creation and realization of this art involves the mind and experience of the creator. In this case, the form of water, soil, grass is used as a foundation for humans’ struggles in creating arts. The goal is the search for balanced points and harmony in human life. The creation of art in the works of painting is the result of struggles in the artists’ life that are expressed through symbols of forms and events from the behaviors of the artists themselves.
Keywords: Tirta Amerta, Struggle, Chaos, Balanced Point.
Scope of the Article: Human Computer Interaction (HCI)