Category: ACAH2018


The Illusions of Love in Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness

As the first African American woman to win an Obie Award, Alice Childress (1916~1994) is an important playwright in the history of American theatre, and especially she is considered as the only black woman playwright in America whose plays have been popular for more than four decades in the 20th century. Childress is famous for


Authentication, Attribution and the Art Market: Understanding Issues of Attribution in Contemporary Indonesia

The widespread circulation of paintings lacking a secure provenance within the Indonesian art market is an increasingly prevalent issue that questions trust, damages reputations and collective cultural narratives. In the long-term, this may impact on the credibility of artists, their work and the international art market. Under the current Indonesian copyright laws, replicating a painting


Design of Guiding Lines for a Tactile Map for a Campus in Taiwan

This pilot study aimed at the evaluation of three different designs of guiding lines, ruler-lines, dot-lines, and tangent-lines, for a tactile floor map for possible use in the campus of Tatung University. There were 14 visually impaired persons (VIPs), 11 males and 3 females, with mean age of 39.6 years touched these three tactile floor


Creative Advertising – Narrative in Marketing Communications

In the 21st century, amidst China’s rapid economic development in a new era of digital information; “advertising” should not be a neglected term. In modern society, people suffer from information overload. A lack of advertising thinking often gives rise to key pieces of information being overlooked and designs losing their original meaning and value. Imitations


The Adaptation of French Lettrism to Cinematic and Media Art in Chinese Context

This paper explores several cinematic and media art works from the late 70s to early 21 century which tried to apply the methods and ideas of French Lettrism into works created in a Chinese context. The French Lettrism is an avant-garde movement established by Romanian/French poet Isidore Isou in the 1940s. Influenced by preceding art


Transcendentalism Aspects in the Poem The Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Genetic Structuralism Analysis)

The aim of this research is to analyze the collective world view in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem The Rhodora. The theory of genetic structuralism by Lucien Goldmann is used to find out the relation between the structure of literary work and the structure of society as its background. The relation is identified through the world


Products Using the Design Model of Synchronic Contrast Emotion

The moment when consumers are using the product, it usually generates multiple and complicated emotions. If it is contract emotion that is generated, consumers usually feel novel and original, give a deep impression and further like to use it. The research tries to explore the possibility to apply the contract emotion generated during the process


Binary Opposition, Binary Pair, and the Aftermath

This paper uncovers the presence of gender system exerted in Indonesian folk dance: Reog Ponorogo. Based on historical notes, it is believed that this traditional dance-drama art, has been performed since the 12th century. However, along with the changing era, Reog performance experiences ups and downs, even dying. However, it got reinvigorated after Indonesian independence.


A Study of Historical Overview and the Current Situation of Thailand Film Tourism

This research aims to investigate the historical overview and current situation of Thailand film tourism, based on research on texts and documents. Research offers the categorization by original stakeholder’s producing, in which, consists of Western film production, Bollywood production, China film production and Thai local film production.Tourism discipline primarily focused on the numbers of people


Suicide, Alienation, and Sexuality as Radical Actions in Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood: A Study of Slavoj Zizek’s Subjectivity

As one of the most outstanding Japanese authors, Haruki Murakami always comes up with unique ideas of surrealistic story. Yet, his only realistic novel, Norwegian Wood (2000), is also a masterpiece. Translated from the original version entitled Noruwei no Mori (1987), this novel tells about a complicated story rooted from the death of the beloved


Un-Abject the Local Genius: A Philosophical Research on Local Art Sustainability in Indonesian Contemporary Era

This study is focused on how local genius sustain their particularity in the dynamic wave of contemporary art. I will compare two local art spaces in Yogyakarta and Bandung while analyzing their differences in defining a sustain local genius. The understanding of Indonesia’s contemporary art creation mostly dominated by capital minded. Therefore, most of the


Aesthetics Problems of Jakarta: Relation Between Yogyakarta’s Theatre Performers and Jakarta’s Audience

This paper discusses the differences in aesthetic perspectives that arise due to the differences in language in art performance. The number of local languages ​​that exist to be a unique identity of Indonesia as one nation. Unfortunately, this variety of local languages ​​is merely a local element that is not brought into the global understanding


The Body of Women As Property in “Uang Panai” Movie

Every place, especially in Indonesia, have their own ritual in order to propose the marriage to the woman. As one of the most famous phenomenon in Indonesia, Uang Panai as Bugis-Makassar tradition is referring to the money which provided by the man who will marry the woman in South Sulawesi. Further, this phenomenon is always


Philosophy and Several Kinds of Tumpeng

Tumpeng is a cone-shaped rice dish with meat and vegetable side dishes surrounding it. It is a kind of traditional celebratory dish that is usually served during special events or celebrations in Indonesia. Nowdays, the philosophy of tumpeng has been forgotten by the millennial generation in the 21st century. Thus, the researcher wants to find


Locating and Relocating Cultural Engagements in a Transnational Age

How do the visual phenomena of Japan live in transnational communities today? How can they embrace international tropes, while retaining the distinctly local sensibilities of Yamato-e, kana calligraphies, or ukiyo-e? This paper examines the apparent paradox of these questions through the divergent projects of Katsushika Hokusai, Kusama Yayoi, and Masami Teraoka. It examines the ways


Typical Writing Styles Among Genders: A Corpus Study in Asian L2 Learners’ Academic Writing

Scholars have been attempting to distinguish the writing characteristics between male and female since the last several decades. Although it has been assumed that the gender-based characteristics more likely exists in literary works (Holmes, 1998; Koppel et al., 2002) and orally produced discourse (Mulac and Lundell, 1994) rather than in academic writing, a number of


Mind-Recentering in Globalization Context: Mindful Zen Tray Garden Workshop Through Performing Artistic Perspective

Amid our contemporary materialistic context of globalization, the complexity at our subconscious level has also increased. We have found ourselves looking more for the process which could recentering us from within, in order to be able to cope with and to find the way out of our increasing inner problems: meditation practice or artistic practice.


Infix -Um- of Ciacia Language

Ciacia language is a language spoken by about 79.000 speakers in some small islands in southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. This language belongs to West Malayo Polynesian (WMP) of Austronesian in sub group of Muna Buton. As the part of Austronesian languages, this language has to reflex the features of the family. One of them in is


A Semiotic Analysis of Solo Basahan as a Traditional Javanese Clothes

In this century, the globalization is the common phenomena that can open the chance to influence the tradition and culture in some areas. The culture and its products like clothes will be easily replaced by the modern one. It already happens on Javanese traditional clothes called Solo Basahan, as we know that it contains the


The Socio-Economic Status of Dock Workers at Malabon City, Philippines

The objective of this study was to determine the dock workers’ social status, their problems encountered, difficulties in workplace, working conditions, and benefits received from the management of the company. The respondents of this study were 50 dock workers consisting of male and female at Malabon City, Philippines. All of them are regular workers with