One_Artist_A_Week_Carlotta Sennato: “On the art of subverting.”

Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler Carlotta Sennato’s holistic installation “SUBVERSIVE GAMES” at Π Artworks_ Syntagma_Athens initiated this season’s “One Artist A Week” programme. The programme hosts international artists who wish to live like locals, work like locals, discover Athens like locals and exhibit their work in Athens addressing the local and the global community. For more […]

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Satomi, dance your way to the top!

Pictures: Satomi Kawai performing “Modern Demeter” at the opening of Initiation//Kallichoron_Munich_Jewellery_Week_2018. Satomi Kawai_Place for myself. Necklace. It was a great pleasure for us to work with Satomi Kawai, a multi-talented artist with an additional academic background in literature which became evident in her fascinating story and performance orchestration. We are looking forward to Satomi’s new […]

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One Artist A Week @FaveLAB/OPEN CALL_ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE programme_ATHENS_Scheduled_shows

Picture: ZLR Betriebsimperium performing “Ghost Dance”. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. FaveLAB is an interdisciplinary platform and a creative lab based in Athens/Greece and operating globally. Our artist residencies, workshops, lectures, networking meetings and exhibition projects address artists, designers, curators and writers who work – or wish to enrich their knowledge – in the field of visual […]

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Jewellery as a means to reflect on the essence of all things surrounding us!

By ZLR Betriebsimperium* The following text has been published in the November 2017 issue of Findings – the UK Association for Contemporary Jewellery magazine. Photo: Three women, 2017. Loukia Richards for ZLR Bteriebsimperium. Jewellery inspired by Gestapo prisoners’ graffitis at the Greek Resistance Memorial in Athens. Contemporary art has the mission to interfere actively in […]

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Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: 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 […]

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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

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 […]

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