Covid-19, the economy and the arts

Visual notes by Loukia Richards on the consequences of Covid-19 on the economy, the arts and the arts&crafts market. Photo credit: Chistoph Ziegler. Order a print version of SM*CK Magazine and get the visual note for free! http://www.smck.org

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Helen’s Dress_e-Residency_A Wrap Up

The e-Residency program “Helen’s Dress” was an innovative answer to COVID-19 travel restrictions. The e-Residency replaced the scheduled, same name, „physical residency“ in Vamvakou (Greece) which had to be canceled. Both the AIR and e-Residency program was designed and curated by visual artists Christoph Ziegler and Loukía Richards aka ZLR Betriebsimperium after a duo’s original idea […]

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At home and enlighted

Stay Home, Read-Reflect, Be Merry: Upcycled Lamps by Christoph Ziegler made of 100% processed Greek trash and vintage parts. For stock/price catalogue, please contact: favelab.info@gmail.com Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler

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WAR_Comics+Jewlery: St.Barbara

Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler. Ελληνικό κειμενο μετά το αγγλικό. WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ group show – originally scheduled for Schmuck 2020/Jewellery Week of Munich 2020 – will take place on 5-8 November 2020 at Weltraum Gallery, Munich. In the meanwhile, participants decided to present their work, concepts and thoughts through a different art medium: comics! Comics is often […]

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Easy meals from masterpieces

EASY FOOD RECIPES INSPIRED BY RIJKS MUSEUM PAINTINGS “This is a cook book inspired by food representations as seen in the Rijks Museum collection. The portrayal of food in the paintings of the Rijks Museum collection is greatly admired, although I believe that few people would openly admit that they literally hunger for it. Most […]

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Η ΕΛΛΑΔΑ ΘΑ ΖΗΣΕΙ!

Το Οχι!, έργο πάνω στην οποία εργάστηκα επί μία διετία (2008-2010) και θα μπορούσε να περιγραφεί ως δειγματολόγιο ελληνικών μοτίβων του 18ου και 19ου αιώνα κεντημένο πάνω σε παλαιά ελληνική σημαία, πολλοί από εσάς το γνωρίζετε ήδη από παλαιότερες αναρτήσεις μου. Ο τίτλος του αναφέρεται στην αγανάκτηση που ένιωσα όταν τα ελληνικά ομόλογα, η φερεγγυότητα […]

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We do not need your discount

“Munich Jewellery Week” , the trademarked, fee funded map for non institutional shows during Schmuck München – which in German means Jewellery (week) Munich – has sent me a bulk mail stating that they cannot refund us the ad money we paid for our event to be included in their 2020 map, but they can […]

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Jewelry Week of Munich Faces Challenges_2019 analysis_Full text

Picture: Loukia Richards, 2018: The Jeweller’s Hell_Credit: Christoph Ziegler Jewelry Week of Munich Faces Challenges Europe’s Top Jewelry Event Seeks to Stay Independent By Loukia Richards While Germany’s vice chancellor claims the “fat years are over,” Munich’s jewelry scene wonders if this year’s slowdown should be attributed to temporary consumer fears or reflects an imminent […]

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