THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Last part 7/7

A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part 1/2/3/4/5/6 by scrolling down blog updates. Credits: Christoph Ziegler/Loukia Richards Picture #1. A tooth with a golden crown taken from a relative’s scull after exhumation; it is used an an amulet. Notice that the […]

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angewanzt/bugged

“angewanzt” is the title of a group show opening tomorrow at Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein in Munich curated by Gisbert Stach and Unk Kraus. The word angewanzt is a neologism in German. It could be translated as “(being) bugged”. Co-curator Unk Kraus had the patience to still our curiosity through this painfully insightful, bitterly amusing and – […]

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Annette Erlenwein: “Loukia and Christoph made me fall in love with Athens”

“Through a mutual friend I met Loukia Richards, when traveling  to Athens for the Documenta 14 this summer. We spent two days walking through Athens with her; on pathways parallel to the touristy highways. Loukia not only has an encyclopaedic knowledge of ancient and modern Greek history, but knows also a lot about Greek folk […]

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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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Is politics the “new black”?

British Vogue (August issue) features an article on the sad changes in the (former) vibrant art scene of Istanbul one year after the failed coup d’etat, a piece on hackers and security threads in the internet (including Isis terror) and a reporting on how dressing for business dictates the trend for the next winter season. […]

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ONE artist wanted for solo show @ Athens Dokumenta 14 OFFICIAL venue: for the week of 29.5-4.6.2017. Apply NOW!

FaveLAB, a laboratory for contemporary art in Athens, hosts a series of related activities (shows, lectures, workshops, artist dinners etc.) to promote the concept of living, working, sharing, networking and reshaping urban development and creative synergies for established and emerging artists.   We are: A team of Germany based international artists working on the Athens […]

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