Bachelor of Puppetry

This program of study is addressed for students who have strong belief in puppetry, and who want to explore and interrogate through the practice of puppetry, their own agendas and seek methodologies and opportunities for extending their practice beyond the program of study.

Puppetry encourages active and practical speculation on how far puppetry can be defined and expanded. This program of study allows you to thoroughly explore puppetry in a broader art context and is centered on making work and investigating a full range of puppet materials. Puppetry in our performing art program of study fosters an enquiring and experimental approach to puppetry practice, its histories, traditional and contemporary context.

This program of study promotes puppetry for purpose. It focuses on process, ideas and dialogues that communicating ideas to the public. This program of study aims to bring together a range of practices can be explored, and new methodologies can be developed. Your work will be underpinned by a dynamic studio based culture where you will rigorously investigate the potential of materials.

Practical work is complemented by a range of activities such as seminar, critiques, talks and visits led by lecturers, international practitioners, artists and curators. You will develop your skills through experimentation and instruction by professional lecturers. You will study in a dynamic environment where you will be challenged through dialogue with highly engage artists and curators.

You will explore a range of strategies with a view to defining a personal methodology for puppetry, and will identify a relevancy and process for articulating a personal view or idea. You are asked to consider what a socially engage art practice might be and to reflect on how artworks are received by specific audiences and operate in the world. This program of study will take as its starting point, divergent practices and stimulate connection between different practices and courses through puppetry.

It will challenge assumption about the practice and uses of puppetry. Students will develop their skills, and agendas through a re-orientation of their practice. Meanwhile, the load of puppetry program of study is about 144 (one hundred and forty-four) credits distributed in eight (8) semesters, each course has a course code as follows:

Course Distribution

First Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 101 Pancasila (Indonesian National ideology) Education 2
2 ISI 103 Bahasa Indonesia 2
3 FSP 101 History of Indonesian Culture 2
4 SPD101 Knowledge of Puppetry (pedalangan) 2
5 SPD103 Basic Style of Standard Pakeliran 2
6 SPD 105 Pakeliran of Primary Parwa Puppet 2
7 SPD 107 Knowledge of Primary Story 2
8 SPD 109 Basic Movement of Puppet 2
9 SPD 111 Vokal Art 2
10 SPD 113 Dramaturgy 2
Credit Amount 20

 

Second Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 102 Civic Education 2
2 ISI 104 Religious Education 2
3 ISI 106 English 2
4 FSP 102 Indonesian Performing Arts 2
5 FSP 104 Indonesian Literatures 2
6 FSP 106 Social Ethique 2
7 FSP 108 Multymedia 2
8 SPD 102 Pakeliran of Parwa Carangan Puppet 2
9 SPD 104 Knowledge of Carangan Story 2
10 SPD 106 Ballad of  Rare and Macepat 2
Credit Amount 20

 

Third Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 201 Cultural Science 2
2 ISI 203 Aesthetics 2
3 FSP 201 Method of Scientific Writting 2
4 SPD 201 Pakeliran of Primary Ramayana Puppet 2
5 SPD 203 Ballad, Hymn, Song, and Sekar Ageng 2
6 SPD 205 Knowledge of Puppetry (pewayangan) 2
7 SPD 207 Rethorical Aspects of Speech 2
8 SPD 209 Basic Technique of Javanese Pakeliran 2
9 SPD 211 Pre-historic and Royal Age History of Pauppetry 2
10 SPD 213 Figure/Character of Puppet Movement 2
Credit Amount 20

 

Fourth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 202 Philosophy of Art 2
2 ISI 204 Research Methodology 2
3 FSP 202 Appreciation of Literature 2
4 SPD 202 Pakeliran of Ramayana Carangan Puppet 2
5 SPD 204 Scripture of Puppetry 2
6 SPD 206 Practice and Mastery of Javanese Pakeliran 2
7 SPD 208 Musical Technique of Puppetry 2
8 SPD 210 Technique of Rethorical Speech 2
9 SPD 212 Independent Age History of Puppetry 2
10 SPD 214 Dance Practice 2
Credit Amount 20

 

Fifth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 301 Knowledge of Intellectual Property Right 2
2 ISI303 Seminar 2
3 FSP 301 Performing Art Management 2
4 SPD 301 Musical Accompaniment of Puppetry 2
5 SPD 303 Literature of Puppetry 2
6 SPD 305 Critics of Puppetry 2
7 SPD 307 Basic Technique of Puppet Making 2
8 SPD 309 Basic Concept of Creation Methodology 2
9 SPD 311 Basic Composition of Traditional Puppetry 2
10 SPD 313 Local Literatures 2
Credit Amount 20

 

Sixth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 302 Art Management 2
2 ISI 304 History of Art and Culture 2
3 FSP 302 Art Appreciation 2
4 FSP 304 Field Study 2
5 SPD 302 Literature of Puppetry Analysis 2
6 SPD 304 Theory and Concept of Puppetry Critics 2
7 SPD 306 Creation Process 2
8 SPD 308 Techniqal Stage Management 2
9 SPD 310 Scripture of Puppet Performance 2
10 SPD 312 New Project Composition 2
Credit Amount 20

 

Seventh Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 401 Field Work 3
2 FSP 401 Capita Selecta of Culture 2
3 FSP 403 Writting Guidance of Script/Thesis 2
4 SPD 401 Selection Styles of Pakeliran (Specialization) 3
Babad Puppet
Arja Puppet
Calonarang Puppet
5 SPD 403 Technique of Puppet Sculpturing/Coloring 2
6 SPD 405 Puppetry Seminar 2
7 SPD 407 Cultural Anthropology 2
8 SPD 409 Old Javanese Scriptures 2
Credit Amount 18

 

Eighth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 402 Final Task (Thesis) 6
Credit Amount 6
Total Credit 144