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 […]Read More Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.
British Vogue (August issue) features an article on the sad changes in the (former) vibrant art scene of Istanbul one year after the failed coup d’etat, a piece on hackers and security threads in the internet (including Isis terror) and a reporting on how dressing for business dictates the trend for the next winter season. […]Read More Is politics the “new black”?
Photo credit: Chiara Cavallo and Christoph Ziegler (Athens). Chiara Cavallo: Vertical Transitions. Solo show at Cine Trianon, Kodriktonos 21, Athens. 8-11 June 2017. Opening: 8 June at 8.30 p.m. According to Wikipedia, the earliest human presence in the city of Athens starts somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennia BC. The myth of king Kekrop, […]Read More Chiara Cavallo: “Vertical Transitions”. A Jewellery Flaneur through Athens.
Photo: “Shopping mall” at Galerie der Künstler, Munich. Credit: Christoph Ziegler. Here is a list of reasons. You meet old friends. You make new friends. You meet so many people with the same passion: Jewellery. You get feedback. MJW has a strickt structure AND gives you a lot of freedom to improvise or add your […]Read More What makes SCHMUCKWOCHE MÜNCHEN so special?
Photo: Square Brooch. 2017. Christoph Ziegler’s „Broom Brooches“ are wearable collages made of plastic pieces and household objects the artist collects at the beach or purchases at gipsy „trash“ markets in Greece. Ziegler’s colorful concentric objects make allusions to the shine and glamour of precious jewellery and make fun of the various genres of popular […]Read More Christoph Ziegler: “Today’s trash is tomorrow’s gold.”
Photo: Petra Bole, BODY/TELO. STATEMENT or my MANIFESTO in 6 sentences: 1. Believe in a power of jewellery. 2. Tell real life stories not fairy tales. 3. Make a clear message. 4. Cross the (art) borders. 5. No man is an island. 6. Let’s have some fun. Jewellery must be sentimental and never look for […]Read More Petra Bole: “Jewellery must be sentimental and never look for compromise”.