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!
Nicole Maunz_Schmuckgestalterin_Graz, Österreich/Jewellery designer_Graz, Austria sent us her impressions of the workshop “Objekte des Begehrens/Objects of Desire”. The two day long workshop took place at Grassi Museum Leipzig, 2 & 3 November 2019 and was funded by Umweltbundesamt. The workshop was chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards and combined theory and practice. “I found […]Read More My way of thinking of and designing jewellery was broadened+confirmed!
Text: Dora Eckhardt, Bildende Künstlerin/Visual artist, Berlin. Picture: Dora wearing her own jewellery. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Dora participated in the “Objekte des Begehrens” workshop on 2+3 November 2020 at Grassi Museum Leipzig. The workshop has been funded by Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environment Agency of Germany) and chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Dora wrote about […]Read More It has been stimulating, instructive, exciting and merry!
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
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
Photos: (Clockwise) Works by Christoph Ziegler, Daniel von Weinberger, Lital Mendel, Elin Flognman, Peter Vermandere, Linda Savineau. Two fee free jewellery workshops for art, design and jewellery students and professionals in Dessau and Leipzig (two day long each)_Germany in Fall 2019. The workshops’ programme include an introduction to the history of conceptually significant jewellery made […]Read More 2 fee free jewellery workshops_Dessau+Leipzig, Fall 2019
Slke Storjohann and Kathrine Nielsen – a photographers duo from Hamburg – participated in FaveLAB’s programme One+One last May in Athens. They talk about ther experience capturing the essence of SE Europe’s restless capital! Your favorite place/spot through Athens? That’s a hard question and we have no definitive answer. We were drawn to the variety […]Read More We felt very free in Athens!