EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES THROUGH CREATION OF MURAL ART AS AESTHETIC SUPPORT IN ‘KEDAI OMAH JLAMPRANG’ PEKALONGAN
Krapyak Village - Pekalongan, is currently improving itself to become a tourist destination based on the carrying capacity of Geographical, Cultural, Human Resources owned, including; Slamaran Beach, Batik Industry with typical motifs of Jlamprang, Culinary specialties of Pekalongan, and community human resources who will be trained in their independence. Community Development Academic (CDA) - Binus University facilitates the transfer of knowledge from lecturers from various interdisciplinary disciplines to be applied directly to the community or community that requires capacity building in connection with the preparation to develop tourist destinations. Through a long collaboration and discussion between the campus and the government of Krapyak - Pekalongan Urban Village, it was decided to build a culinary shop where joint learning could serve typical Pekalongan meals, outlets selling batik and handicraft products of SMEs, as well as a convenient spot for community gathering to build understanding of tourist area preparation. Through training programs on the physical building architecture of the shop, Interior Design settings and selection of equipment for chairs and souveneer creation training, mapping of tourist attractions, culinary training in making menus and cooking, Management of shop and financial management. Visual Communication Design plays a role in the
creation of identity branding, starting from naming 'Kedai Omah Jlamprang' and its completeness and Mural Art to build a cozy atmosphere of a shop through the work of aesthetic elements that have meaning. All of these training programs involve discussions and practical workshops on product creation that involve lecturers and SME communities in the Krapyak - Pekalongan village, so that the objectives of the Fostering & Empowering Society can occur. It is hoped that this process will build trust and desire to grow economic independence in the community.
Kiriakos Iosifidis, (2009) Mural Art 2: Murals on Huge Public Surfaces Around the World from Graffiti to Trompe L'oeil, Publikat (November 30, 2009)
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