Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.

Photo: The mystical rose of Eleusina. Credit: Christoph Ziegler The project INITIATION 2018 // KALLICHORON focuses on „Body – Ritual – Narrative“ as a means to bridge jewellery with the sacred context of its origins and to find meaning in its future development. For 2.000 years Eleusina, a farmers’ community close to Athens, was the […]

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The future of saleable contemporary jewellery

  Do contemporary jewellery artists make money from selling their jewellery? The answer for the vast majority of designers/artists working in the field of art jewellery or author jewellery or contemporary jewellery is definitely NO. Exceptions justify the rule. Fairs/ Jewellery Weeks/ Bloggers’ Events/ Gallery Shows/ Atelier Open Doors/ Fashion Catwalks/ Designers’ Opens/Commissioned Work by […]

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Lieta Marziali: Initiation 2017 – Part 1: Lifting the veil. AIR Programme, Athens, 11-18 September 2017

The insightful text by Lieta Marziali on her Athens Artist Residency in September 2017 will be published in Findings, the magazine of UK based Association for Contemporary Jewellery, in a few days. Enjoy the privilege to read it first and meet Lieta Marziali at Stand 93 – INITIATION 2017/SIERAAD International Art Fair Amsterdam, 9-12 November […]

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Ting: “The purpose of cultivating the self is to return to a mode of existence that is natural, but has been obscured by social conditioning.”

Ting Quetzaljo is a jewellery artist from Taipei, Taiwan. She was our Artist In Residence in Athens in September 2017. “The artist residency experience was a very special experience for me. I am enchanted by the way of thinking and the philosophy behind Greek culture, by the history, by  the tradition and customs that passed […]

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OPEN CALL: INITIATION 2018-KALLICHORON @ ATHENS AIR – MUNICH JEWELLERY WEEK 2018

This is the Open Call for international artists working in the field of jewellery who want to participate in our group show at Munich Jewellery Week (8-11 March 2018). INITIATION 2018 – KALLICHORON addresses international artists working in the field of jewellery regardless of their knowledge of or connection to Greece or/and Greek culture. INITIATION […]

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