e-Residency: HELEN OF SPARTA

Intensive 4-day virtual residency + workshop + public presentation for visual, multimedia and interdisciplinary artists, jewellery and fashion designers.   Helen, the mythical queen of Sparta, falls in love with the enemy and causes a merciless war. The Helen of Sparta eResidency aims at inspiring eight artists/writers/performers to develop their own updated version of the […]

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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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Schmuck_11–15 March 2020_Munich

Picture: Christ II, Loukia Richards_Schmuck 2020_Credit: Christoph Ziegler.                    Special show Schmuck 2020 _72. Internationale Handwerksmesse_Munich 11 –15 March. Curator/Final selection: Chequita Nahar, Netherlands. Loukia Richards, co-curator of WERT/voll (UBA Dessau/Grassi Museum Leipzig), participates in Schmuck 2020 with Christ II and Chist III_Pectoral ornament/pendant. 2019. Embroidery on paper, vintage coral, turquoise, silver, plastic. Credit: Christoph Ziegler […]

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HELEN’S DRESS 4 EMBROIDERY LOVERS at ARCADIA_March 2020.

HELEN’S DRESS – Textile Art, Embroidery, Story Telling, Mythology, Performance, Soft sculpture, Jewellery. Intensive 7-day artist residency + workshop + public presentation in Leonidio/Arcadia-Greece Description of the residency program The Helen’s Dress workshop addresses international artists or writers or culture/art historians/theorists with a strong interest in a contemporary interpretation of Greek mythology, narrative, textile art, […]

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ΤΟ ΚΟΥΪΝΤΕΤΟ ΤΟΥ ΥΦΑΣΜΑΤΟΣ / THE TEXTILE QUINTET

Photo: Paper rug_Loukia Richards_Credit: Christoph Ziegler Επτά διεθνείς εικαστικοί ερμηνεύουν την τσακώνικη παράδοση / Seven international textile artists interpret the Tsakonian traditionΠύργος Τσικαλιώτη_Λεωνίδιο / Pyrgos Tsikalioti_Leonidio27 – 29 Ιουνίου 2019 / 27 – 29 June 2019 Ωρες λειτουργίας: 7.00 – 9.30 μμ / 7.00 – 9.30 p.m.Με τους / With Eileen Cubbage / Hadas Hayun […]

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Tsikaliotis Mansion to host our textile_art_show in late June_Arcadia_Greece

Picture: Helleni_Textile collage_Five generations of embroiderers_2017_Loukia Richards_Credit: Christoph Ziegler. We are happy to announce that the group show following our #Textile Quartet #Artist_Residency and Workshop (17-30 June 2019) in Leonidio will take place at the Municipal Gallery in Tsikaliotis Mansion (26-29 June). We are looking for the 4th member of our USA_Canada_Greece team. If you […]

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Embroidery is the new black

EN/GR “OXI!/NO!”. Loukia Richards, 2010. Embroidery of 18th and 19th century Greek traditional motifs on old Greek flag. Credit: Studio Kominis Athens. “By 2030 3D printing will overtake conventional manufacturing in the fashion industry making exquisite embroidery and hand-crafted pieces the ultimate luxury”. This is a statement by fashion’s “Bible” Vogue (British, June 2016). Professional […]

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THE TEXTILE QUARTET_residency/workshop and show at Tsikaliotis Mansion_Leonidio_Last place available_17-30 June_Arcadia,Greece

Picture; Old Greek flag hand embroidered with 18th and 19th century traditional motifs. Loukia Richards_2010. Credit: Studio Kominis Athens. THE TEXTILE QUARTET Residency / Workshop / Exhibition in Arcadia / Greece The Textile Quartet is an two-week artist residency and exhibition project for international artists who wish to explore Greece’s rich textile tradition through a […]

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