THE TEXTILE QUARTET

14-day residency, workshop & exhibition in Leonidio, Arcadia / Greece. The Textile Quartet is an artist residency for international artists who wish to explore Greece’s rich textile tradition through a series of customized and specialized workshops and present their work in a 4-day exhibition in Leonidio, Arcadia. The Textile Quartett addresses artists who work or […]

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TAMA

TAMA_Φωτογραφίες από ένα τάμα. 16 χιλιόμετρα Λεωνίδιο-Ελωνα, Αρκαδία-27 Ιανουαρίου 2019. Ta’ma is a deal with God. A sacrifice for a favor. In my case, sacrifice means: valuable time, physical exhaustion, a piece of jewellery I like.   The latter is aka “votive”. Leonidio-the monastery of Elona in Arcadia is appr. 5 hours/ 16 klm. More […]

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THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it

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.”  A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. Photo credit: Loukia Richards + Christoph Ziegler “Cosmos means universe and […]

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