Doors to Diplomacy Project ID: 6984

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Mural, art or not?
Category: 8. Arts and Culture

School: Muhammadiyah 1 Yogyakarta Senior High School
    Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

4 students, ages 16 years old worked together to complete this Doors to Diplomacy project on March 15, 2012. They have participated in Doors to Diplomacy in the following year(s): 2012

Classes and Teachers: Mr.Nurdin Soemantri and Mr.Ahmad Ardian

E-Mail contact:

Our School's Web Site:

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Team

Mufattan, Arvieda, Dimas, and Taufik we are classmate and we are team. The leader of the group is Mufattan, he is to make the articles. Arvieda, she is a searching information about this project and she is a translator. Dimas, he is the website designer. Taufik, he is a translator. We always strive to work well. Our goal in participating in this project in addition to the obligation of school work, we want to gain experience for future provision.

2. Summary of Our Project

Mural is art, because the mural is formed from the overflow of human expression and creativity embodied in the images that contain beauty. It is supported by the history of the murals and the recognition of art experts. But many pros and cons that led to the mural is not considered art. Many reasons that make the mural is not considered art, one of which is now many people are abusing the mural as a media to detrimental   (vandalism) ,and improper placement. But we return to the true meaning of the mural, the mural was intended for humans as a medium to express her creativity in the form of beautiful pictures and have meaning of art. And not as a place to detrimental (vandalism). To the complex, painting and mural are asame, the differencieses is only the media

3. Our Computer and Internet Access

A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:more than 50%

B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:1

C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dial-up modem

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:2-3

E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):

We really need computer and good internet network

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

Miss communication and we don't have much time to working this project. We are students who must doing homework, school task, and etc.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

Bismillahirahmanirahim, we can do it! :D

6. How did your activities and research for this Doors to Diplomacy Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?

Content is arts & cultures, because in our web project we want to tell about arts in teenage life (street art/mural). We have learn how to design web, how to make a good interaction in order to avoid mis understanding ib doing project. And also we need guidance from the teacher

Project Elements

1) What information tools & technologies did you used to complete your Doors to Diplomacy project?

we use laptop/computer, note, than using wifi or modem connection. We also attention to real events related to the title of our project in making the article. We use macromedia dreamweaver, gif (photoscape). The most valuable tools is the laptop or note or computer and wifi or modem connection. All the data are there

2) In what ways did you act as "ambassadors" and spokespersons for your Doors to Diplomacy project both on-line and in person.

We strive to work well and give you the best with the time we have and the capabilities that we have

3) What has been the impact of your project on your community?

In our web project, we want to introducing it to the youngster in our community. In this globalization era, teenagers are very close to the street art (mural). We discuss more about the street ary along with the impact occurring. And we want to prove whether the mural is art or not

4) How did your project involve other members of your community as helpers and volunteers?

yes, Mr.Ardian and Mr.Nurdin always teach and always give spirit as now we have learn how to solved this project

5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)

We have learn how to work as team, learn to share their time, and learn how to make a good interaction


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