Visual Analysis of anonymous Mural in Bangil named 'Dipaksa Sehat di Negara yang Sakit' 2021

M F Nasruddin

ICOBEST 2021 - Digitalization and Opportunities in The Tough Time - ISBN 978-623-95562-1-1


The Covid-19 pandemic in 2019 and is still ongoing in 2020 has had a mental and psychological impact on humans. Indonesia is part of a nation that has been affected by various policies during the pandemic, one of which is PPKM. The PPKM policy has an impact on dropped economic activities that it affects the income and quality of life of the community. This situation encourages artists to express opinions that represent what is felt by the general Indonesian people who are affected. The mural in Bangil appears anonymous with dramatic visuals. This mural is only one of many murals that appear anonymously and use the media as walls of empty houses and public facilities. Not only pictures, the mural in Bangil appears with the diction "Dipaksa Sehat di Negara yang Sakit". Uniquely, this mural appears with more cheerful colors and visual style and has a playful nuance. Not tendentious and more emphasis on environmental aesthetics. The method that will be used is visual literacy with the aim of identifying and understanding the purpose of the maker and what the aesthetic expression is about to be conveyed. Do the audience see this mural as a mural that is tendentious to the diction that appears or does the emphasis lie on visual aesthetics.The first section in your paper. Relevance of text to image depicted irrelevant on the meaning and perception based on visual. The pictures does not contain a tendentious element or an attempt to coerce a certain opinion that can lead to destructive actions as well as protests or resistance. Because the creator seems emphasize the aesthetic elements that the means of the diction itself.

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