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 […]Read More 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
“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 – […]Read More angewanzt/bugged
“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 […]Read More Annette Erlenwein: “Loukia and Christoph made me fall in love with Athens”
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. […]Read More Is politics the “new black”?
Photo: “Shopping mall” at Galerie der Künstler, Munich. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Here is a list of reasons. You meet old friends. You make new friends. You meet so many people with the same passion: Jewellery. You get feedback. MJW has a strickt structure AND gives you a lot of freedom to improvise or add your […]Read More What makes SCHMUCKWOCHE MÜNCHEN so special?