The Tradition of Pottery Craftsmanship and Its Transmission System in Pagelaran Village, Malang Regency


This research aims at analyzing the phenomenon of the culture and transmission system of pottery craftsmanship in Pagelaran Village, Malang Regency. The analysis was conducted thoroughly and comprehensively using qualitative approach and, specifically, with the help of phenomenologist research design. The field data were acquired from thorough interviews, FGDs, observations, and literary studies with the researcher as the key instrument. To prove the reliability of the data, the researcher used the techniques of source triangulation, method triangulation, and theory triangulation. The data were analyzed through the stages of data reduction, presentation, verification, and paradigmatic theory analysis by applying the perspective of socio cultural theory and arts education theory. The findings presented that: first, the cultural transmission of pottery craftsmanship in Pagelaran has been running through seven generations that is still being preserved and continued at the moment; second, there are three conceptualizations on the transmission system of pottery craftsmanship in Pagelaran, those are the transmission system in informal, non-formal, and formal educational institutions.


Keywords: pottery of Pagelaran, transmission system, arts education

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