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Gunungan Wayang Sadat: The Study of Its Religious Values and Its Relevance in Fine Art Learning in High Schools

Slamet Subiyantoro and Hasan Zainnuri

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 25, Issue S, September 2017

Keywords: Creation, gunungan, Islamic values, preaching of Islam, Wayang Sadat

Published on: 30 Mac 2018

This research aims to explain (1) religious values in Gunungan Wayang (a leather puppet shaped like a mountain) sadat (the facilities of preaching and conveyance- sarana dakwah dan tabligh), and (2) the relevance of the visual structures of Gunungan Wayang Sadat to arts and culture learning in fine art subjects in high schools based on the curriculum in 2013. The research was conducted in Mireng village, Klaten, Central Java using a qualitative descriptive approach. Research subjects were Gunungan Wayang Sadat and fine art teachers. Data were collected using interviews, literature study, and content analysis. Data source triangulation was applied to increase the data validity. The data were analysed using an interactive model of data analysis, including data collection, data reduction, data display, and conclusion drawing were continuously conducted in a cycle. The research findings indicate that Gunungan Wayang Sadat implicitly and explicitly contains religious values which are in accordance with Islamic values. The religious values contained in the structures of Gunungan Wayang Sadat are highly relevant to the material of fine art learning in high schools based on character education in the curriculum during 2013.

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