The Art of Penca and the Aesthetics from Holistic to Concentric

Arthur S Nalan


The art of Penca is a cultural expression of Sundanese societies in West Java. Penca Art has been inherited from generation to generation either philosophically or practically. Philosophically is through the great values of humanities contained in the patalékan-patalékan, while practically is through various expressions of stances with particular names. This research uses qualitative method focusing on holistic and concentric perspectives inspired from macrosociology and microsociology theory. Penca Art as social reality is closely related to democratic aesthetics in which it is growing and developing. The aesthetics of Penca comprises the aesthetics of sound, movement, and visual.

Keywords: Penca Art, Holistic, Concentric, the aesthetics of Penca

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