Internet Misuse Anticipation in “Composition” Competition

Student Association of Fine Arts Study Program, Faculty of Cultural Studies (FCS) Universitas Brawijaya (UB), for the first time, held a comic and poster competition entitled “Composition” for high school/ vocational high school students in Malang on Saturday (4/6/2019). This event was not only to provide a talent and competitive spirit but also to promote Fine Arts Study Program FCS UB.

The competition was held in Auditorium of building B FCS UB. At 9 a.m., the participants worked on posters and comic. The committee chose “Hoax” as the theme of the art work as a response to self-defense among the rush of information spread in the digital era, and as an effort to avoid the phenomenon of internet hoax misuse or false information.

Romy Setiawan, M.Sn. as one of the judges from the comic competition expressed his opinion about comics in general and how ideal a comic is. Then Romy also gave his opinion on to each participant’s work. Furthermore, Mayang Anggrian, M.Pd as another judge explained her opinion about how the posters functioned and how the ideal criteria of a poster.

Judges, Participants and Committee

After all judges finished describing their comments and opinions, the winners of each competition were announced. Muhammad Luqmansyah from State Senior High School 1 Menganti won the comic competition, while Reyhan Ikhsan Mulyono from State Senior High School 1 Malang won the poster competition. The prizes and trophies were given by the judges directly. Furthermore, each participant was awarded by certificate handed by Scolastiko Dwi as the Chairman of the event.

“The competition is exciting and challenging, I learned about the time management from this competition,” said Luqmansyah, one of the contestants. (PS.Seni/DT/MSH/PSIK FIB)