Under Graduate Study Program of Visual Communication Design (DKV) of Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) held a track record “Antara Masa” to celebrate a decade of its existence.
On 29th and 30th of December 2017 ago, DKV Udinus celebrated a decade of its existence by doing various activities such as writing and publishing of books, exhibitions of works, and panel discussions. The celebration was held at Impala Space, 2nd Floor of Spiegel Bar & Bistro at Old City Area and it was attended by hundreds of participants.
The existence of DKV Udinus Study Program had influenced the development of design in Indonesia, especially in Semarang. DKV Udinus had produced a lot of alumni absorbed by creative industry companies such as design studio, photo studio, advertising agency, creative workspace and many others. The Head of DKV Udinus Ir. Siti Hadiati Nugraini M.Kom, Ph.D., said that with some achievements such as the establishment of a national-level Andharupa journal, the paper publication of DKV lecturers both nationally and internationally and the MoU with Universities in Hungary so that lecturers from Hungary could teach here for the next 3 years could make DKV Udinus organized a better quality of education.
The end of this event was closed by the publication of a book which was discussed in a talkshow at 30th of December. The book titled “Rupa-rupa: Bicara Desain Komunikasi Visual Kekinian ” was a collection of writings of several lecturers and students. In the book, the authors present their understanding, skills and experience in design world. The book consists of 4 main points namely, Design and Aesthetics, Design and Experience, Design and Environment and also Dekadekave: A Golden Journey. As it was known that the study program which certified by Higher Education (Dikti) through SK number 4067 / D / T (06/11) in 2006 and was successfully achieved an A accreditation from BAN-PT with SK 1151 / SK / BAN-PT / Akred / S / XI / 2015 at the age of 9 years. “Obtaining the an A accreditation at the age which is not event 10 years is a marvelous achievement achieved by DKV Udinus,” said the Head of Public Relations Udinus Agus Triyono, S. Sos., MSi. (* PR / mey)