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Journal : ETTISAL Journal of Communication

FORMATION PHENOMENON OF POSTMODERN LIFESTYLE AT MALANG TELEMATICS CREATIVE COMMUNITY MEMBERS Adi, Dodot Sapto; Siswanto, Budi
ETTISAL Journal of Communication Vol 3, No 2 (2018): ETTISAL Journal of Communication
Publisher : Universitas Darussalam Gontor Bekerjasama Dengan ASPIKOM

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.21111/ettisal.v3i2.1926

Abstract

The salient features of postmodern thought are holistic view of reality, truth relativity, subjectivity and anti-rationality and social relationship (togetherness). Not only those perspectives have influenced behavior of the majority of society members but have deeply rooted in their lives. They have become people’s lifestyle. Member of Malang Creative Telematics community have done so which is best demonstrated in their way of behaving and doing their daily activities. As member of creative community, their identity along with self-concept, social status and personal expectations are representation of their lifestyle. Those lifestyle has then increasingly strengthened with rapid development of information and communication technology. The paper makes every effort to explicate how those postmodern lifestyle emerge, develop and maintain in the their communal setting. Employing qualitative approach along with phenomenological method in which observation and in-depth interview with 11 informant as means of collecting the data, the research found that their ambitious artistic innovative craftsmanship show that they did so for gaining international recognition without regarding economic advantage. This lifestyle have then created a new communal identity which then have impacted their internal social livelihood. The new values emerged are then being adopted collectively to adapt to the new environment.