Widyatama University’s Faculty of Visual Communication Design (FDKV) held an Arthentic event in collaboration with Art Therapy Center Widyatama, Beritagar, Bandung CMYK and SR.104 Bandung Tutoring. The 5th Arthentic event by the theme “Ilustrathink” (Illustration for Public Thinking). Activities were held for two days, Monday & Tuesday, April 29-30 2019 at the Widyatama University Multipurpose Building (GSG).
This annual event was speeched by the Daily Chairperson of the Widyatama Foundation Prof. Dr. H. Obsatar Sinaga, M.Sc and Dr. Anne Nurfarina, M.Sn. as the Dean of the Faculty of DKV Widyatama University. The millennial enthusiasm in the creative industry was currently found from the presence of hundreds of participants at the event. In addition to exhibiting works of students, alumni, and resource persons, many other activities included, Still Life Drawing workshops, Sketching workshops and Journalistic Comic workshops. In addition, there were also sharing, discussions and public lectures.
On the first day of April 29, 2019 a discussion entitled “Illustrations & Issues” was held with speakers from academics and illustrator practitioners Kendra Paramita (Tempo Senior Illustrator) and Triyadi Guntur (Illustrator & ITB lecturers). Followed by a “Sketching” workshop with speakers Prima R. Bardin and Didan Bay (Teaching Rubbercube).
The activity was closed on the second day of April 30, 2019 with the Public Lecture entitled “Journalistic Comics” filled by comic artist Hasbi Ilman and the moderator was Imaniar Rizki, M.Ds. Graphic Design Lecturer at Art Therapy Center Widyatama.
After the public lecture, the participants were treated to a workshop led directly by Hasbi Ilman. This journalistic style, according to Hasbi, combines the world of journalistic coverage with the art of drawing comics.