This is ZLR Betriebsimperium’s jewellery art manifesto. Jewellery artists should leave their ivory tower and open up to the challenges of the real world. Working on your emotions and thematising it, as many jewellery artists do, is great and therapeutical, but after all, who cares about how you feel? Look around you and wonder: Why […]Read More Jewelry artists, leave your ivory tower asap!
Why excellent jewellery artists with excellent work hit the ceiling in their career, although they do – at first glance – everything right: they study at the right schools, exhibit at the right venues, appear in the right meetings: weeks, fairs, shows? Why do they fail to go higher, to exhibit in prestigious art institutions, […]Read More 32 artists wanted 4 fee free AIR+Show Greece_2020!
Picture: “Jewellers’ Hell”, 2018_Loukia Richards_Drawing on paper. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Gallery Ra, the historical gallery which for 43 years played a leading role in presenting and promoting jewellery art, as well as educating and training the public in the delights of the discipline, closes down. I read the sad news in Maja Houtman’s highly informative […]Read More New ways of promoting jewellery art urgently needed!
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A photo-documentation of the group show at Weltraum gallery, Munich. With Andreas Ohrenschall performing & The Schmucktransformator by Ludwig Menzel & Tarot Moebling participative performance & Polly The Dog. Curated by ZLR Betriebsimperium. Photo Credit: Christoph Ziegler. The project – from Arcadia to Bavaria – was funded by The City…
Graphic design_Christoph Ziegler, 2019. (ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ_War in Greek is ZLR Betriebsimperium’s next Munich show). How to choose your Schmuck Week / Munich Jewellery Week show.A Decalogue: 1. Be aware of what you are aiming at: New customers, sales, contacts with art professionals, invitations for next shows, fame, biography boosting, exposure, curators’ attention for next Schmuck Special […]Read More How to choose your Schmuck Week / Munich Jewellery Week show.
Intensive Four-Day Jewellery Workshop in Athens, Greece Inspiration, Concept, Design, Communication Total: 30 hours The Workshop is chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. The Workshop includes • A Concise Cultural History of Objects and Jewellery • From Story Telling to Inspiration & Design • Performance. Theory, development and practice • Curated visit at the […]Read More Intensive 4-Day Jewellery Workshop in Athens, Greece.
Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler. ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ – Exhibition project at Schmuck/Munich Jewellery Week 2020 curated by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Πόλεμος πάντων μὲν πατήρ ἐστι, πάντων δὲ βασιλεύς. War is the father of all and king of all; and some he shows as gods, others as men, some he makes slaves, others free. Heraclitus ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ […]Read More WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ_OPEN CALL_Exhibition project_Schmuck/Munich Jewellery Week 2020.
Bernhard Elsäßer_Designer_Halle_Germany participated in the worksho “Objekte des Begehrens” at Grassi Museum Leipzig, 2&3 November 2019. The workshop was chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler. Bernhard Elsäßer sent us his impressions/ Bernhard Elsäßer hat uns seine Eindrücke per Mail geschickt: “My warmest thanks for the wonderful workshop at Grassi Museum. […]Read More A wonderful workshop at Grassi Museum!