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The Encyclopedia of Virtual Art Carving Toraja - Indonesia
Program Study of Electrical Engineering, Paulus Chrystian University of Indonesia, Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan Km. 13, Makassar, 90243, Indonesia
2 Program Study of Management, Paulus Chrystian University of Indonesia, Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan Km. 13, Makassar, 90243, Indonesia
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The unity of local culture in Indonesia is the national culture which represented the identity of Indonesia. There are many cultural resources of our nation which needs to preserved and improved to maintain the national identity of Indonesia. The art of crafting from Toraja contains value and philosophy which based on the values of local wisdom as the part of Toraja and national culture. The application of Virtual Encyclopedia of Toraja Crafting Art which based on information and communication technology (ICT) is developed in order to integrate the culture in education for preservation, improvement, and education of cultural noble values for Indonesia especially the culture of crafting art in Toraja. There are 128 kinds of Toraja crafting which are divided into four groups: i) Garontok Passuraq; ii) Passuraq iii) Todolo; iv) Passuraq Malollek; v) Passuraq Pakbarean. Toraja crafting has denotative and connotative meaning. The explicit and implicit meanings in Toraja cultural make the Toraja culture become very interesting and challenging. The explicit meaning of Toraja crafting is called denotative meaning which is objective. Meanwhile, the implicit meaning of Toraja crafting is called connotative meaning which is subjective.
Key words: Carving / Encyclopedia / ICT / Toraja / Virtual
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