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It was an honor I was selected for “Objekte des Begehrens”!

Suska Tyralla, Sozialpädagogin + Teilnehmerin des Workshops: “Objekte des Begehrens”, 2&3 November 2019, Grassi Museum Leipzig/ Suska is a pedagogue working on social inclusion. She participated in the workshop “Objects of Desire” chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards, 2&3 November 2019, Grassi Museum Leipzig. The workshop has been funded by Umweltbundesamt/Federal Environment Agency (Germany). […]

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Κωδων κινδυνου κι αφυπνισης για την Εβδομαδα Κοσμηματος του Μοναχου

Φωτογραφία του Christoph Ziegler. Ο “βωμός” της έκθεσης “Το ιερό και το βέβηλο”. Ενώ ο Γερμανός αντικαγκελάριος δηλώνει ότι „περασε η εποχή των παχιών αγελάδων,” η σκηνή του κοσμηματος στο Μοναχο αναρωτιέται αν η επιβράδυνση που παρατηρηθηκε φέτος οφείλεται σε παροδικούς φοβους των καταναλωτών ή αν αντανακλά ένα εγγενές πρόβλημα της αγοράς που πρέπει να […]

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Europe’s Top Jewellery Event Seeks to Stay Independent_Corona Virus Updated

The corona virus crisis makes it obvious to everybody that time has come to speak up. After Schmuck 2020 cancelation – following public health directives and suggestions issued by the German federal government, directives which also resulted in the cancelation of numerous fairs, events and concerts – such as IBT Berlin (world’s biggest tourism fair) […]

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Gloria Mundi _or_Why perform?

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:   To […]

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Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_Munich Schmuckwoche 2018: 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 Institutions/ […]

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