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!
HELEN’S DRESS – Textile Art, Embroidery, Story Telling, Mythology, Performance, Soft sculpture, Jewellery. Intensive 7-day artist residency + workshop + public presentation in Leonidio/Arcadia-Greece Description of the residency program The Helen’s Dress workshop addresses international artists or writers or culture/art historians/theorists with a strong interest in a contemporary interpretation of Greek mythology, narrative, textile art, […]Read More HELEN’S DRESS 4 EMBROIDERY + MYTHOLOGY LOVERS
A 7-day Arcadia workshop for jewellery artists + presentation of their work Art has always been connected to magic and mysteries. The sacred, mythology and religion provided the source which art canalized into magical symbols, practices and rituals suggesting solace for existential agony and aspiring collectivities to bond, dare, create, flourish. A seven day/six nights […]Read More SACRED & PROFANE – ARCADIA JEWELLERY WORKSHOP 2019/20
Templon in 17th century church in Arcadia, Greece. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler. Templon is a wooden panel dividing the sanctuary from the congregation in the Orthodox church. Mysteries of life, death and resurrection are performed in the tiny space behind the templon and secrets are kept. The origin of templon lies in ancient Greek theater. […]Read More The minimum space to remain civilized_Schmuckwoche Munich 2020
OPEN CALL: THE INITIATION WORKSHOP – 7-day/6 night artists residency // Performance, Narrative & Ritual Experience Workshop + public presentation in Athens, Greece The Initiation Workshop addresses international artists who work in the field of performance, interdisciplinary art, multimedia or design and have a strong interest in the contemporary meaning of ancient Greek mythology, […]Read More OPEN CALL: THE INITIATION WORKSHOP_18-24 November 2019
Φωτογραφίες: Η εικαστικός Βούλα Καραμπατζάκη και τα έργα της μέσα από τον φακό της ίδιας και των Αθηνά Παραουλάκη, Μαντώ Βασίλη, Christoph Ziegler. Ο Κρίστοφ κι εγώ είχαμε την χαρά να δεχθούμε την επίσκεψη της εκλεκτής εικαστικού Βούλας Καραμπατζάκη και του πρωτοπόρου συζύγου της Γιάννη Νέστορος στο Λεωνίδιο στα μέσα Ιουλίου. Τα έργα της […]Read More Μυησις στο σπηλαιο του Διονυσου_Βουλα Καραμπατζακη
Photo: Fabiana Gadano_New Nature_Credit: Damián Wasser Fabiana Gadano’s work for Wert/voll is made of synthetic material used in objects of daily use, such as plastic bottles. The “new nature” man created himself in the last hundred years mirrors life and now threatens to replace it. “The excessive use of plastic is besieging the planet. Recycling […]Read More Man made New_Nature mirrors life while threatening planet earth
Photo: Yiping Li_Salamander_2019_China The artist says: “It is said that the custom of planting a cypress by the tomb began with the Qin Dynasty. During the Han Dynasty in China the cypress became part of the funeral concept. Death makes man’s body parallel to the earth, his head and foot turn toward the source and […]Read More A man’s shadow walking away in dignity after his burial