Artistic Functional System in the Role of the Society
This paper would like to suggest the function of art within the society. The research question is how artists can play a role in the society and how the society react the artistic knowledge and production of the artwork? This paper will analyze based on perception, communication and self-production. It attempts to develop how the function of art and its social system merging ? into the communication network of society. This study focuses on artist knowledge of its creation and relationship to the society through meaningful communication and consciousness. The major contribution of this study is developing a new theoretical point of departure for explaining and enabling meaningful communication network between artist and a society. Additionally, this study hopes to suggest the function of art in the system of society either directly or indirectly through the structure of the medium of meaning and its lifecycle. Especially to enrich the visual-cultural environment about it own reality and imaginary.
Keywords: Communications Network, Perception and Meaning, Art and Society
Mohd Nasir Baharuddin
Senior Lecturer, Department of Architecture, University Putra Malaysia