Nggusu Waru Motifes and the Existence in Society in Bimanese

Ringgo Putri Lestari, Kun Setyaning Astuti


Artworks are interpretations of a region's culture and environment, as well as its identity. A region has a culture that is widely viewed will lead to customs that become guidelines for society in a community, so that differences become the hallmark of a custom without a dispute. This research uses a grounded theory research design to collect qualitative data. This research design was chosen because grounded theory is a qualitative method that enables you to study a particular phenomenon or process and discover new theories that are based on the collection and analysis of real world data. Motifs from a region are one of them. In Bima culture, classic decorative motifs usually consist of geometric types and types of flora without any motifs of living things other than plants. This research uses grounded theory to collect qualitative research data. The meaning of this Nggusu Waru motif consists of; Maja Labo Dahu means shame as well as fear; Bae Ade means having a sensitive soul; Mbani Labo Disa means having the courage to be angry; Lembo Ade means being patient; Nggahi Rawi Pahu means where words match actions; Taho Hidi means having a balanced life; Wara Di Woha Dou means being able to be in the middle of society; Ntau Ro Wara The Nggusu Waru motif has a deep philosophy for the people of Bima, apart from being a life guide in terms of meaning, this motif is also found in several architectural styles in important and iconic buildings in Bima to date.


Motives; Nggusu Waru; Bima; Local Culture

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