VIDEO LINK: EN/GR The video i(n English and Greek) features our work as artists and curators – aka ZLR Betriebsimperium“ – to be presented at the Symposium titled “Aspects of Independent Artistic Creation in Greece today” at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens, 13-14 April 2018. The Symposium is organized and curated […]Read More Fund your own independent art project – A decalogue
Picture_ Test Drive at Munich Jewellery Week 2016: A mobile_New_Economy_Jewellery_Art_Show. Credit_ Christoph Ziegler EN/GR Delighted! We have been invited to present a video on our contemporary jewellery projects (2014-2018) and more specifically on our project funding strategies at the symposium “Aspects of independent art in contemporary Greece” orgnized by Horizontas Gegonoton the National Museum of […]Read More Aspects of independent art in contemporary Greece_National Museum of Contemporary Art
FaveLAB, a laboratory for contemporary art, 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 create synergies for established and emerging artists. After the successful completion of an AIR+solo shows series for international artists (Germany, Italy, Mexico, Greece […]Read More One Artist A Week @FaveLAB/OPEN CALL _ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE programme_ATHENS/2nd year
Christoph Ziegler performs his ‘prophetic’ “Gloria Mundi” at Thalia Theater Hamburg/Altonale Art Festival 2014. “Gloria Mundi” is a bitter sarcastic comment on the mental and material pauperization of German society. Neo-nationalism, remedies for self salvation and addiction to negation of reality are topics addressed by the performance. To watch LIVE video click on: Interested in […]Read More Gloria Mundi _or_Why perform?
Our NEW website for Initiation 2018//Kallichoron is on air. It is our third “Initiation” project and our tenth international jewellery art project since 2013. Click here to connect: http://www.initiation-project.com We thank Ilias Stefanidis-Poulitsas for his photographs and his kind support.Read More Welcome to the Well of Fair Dances_Kallichoron!
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 […]Read More Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.
In Orthodox Greece, epiphany – January 6th – commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan by John the Baptist. In ancient Greece myriad of myths talked about the importance of water and its creatures – gods, nymphs, daemons – for fertility, rejuvenation, forgiveness, but also for oblivion and death. Water rituals were also […]Read More 6 January 2018_Epiphany or Blessing of the Waters