Is politics the “new black”?

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. […]

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Chiara Cavallo: “Vertical Transitions”. A Jewellery Flaneur through Athens.

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, […]

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Marietta Karamaria: Artemis means the Avenger

Photo credit: Panagiotis Skouloukas A hunter shoots deer in a state protected reserve and his co-villagers protect him with “omerta“. Who-dunn-it? Nobody knows… The deer, Artemis’ sacred animal, a totemic relic from the pre-Olympian period, ignites Marietta Karamaria’s protest through a new jewellery series named: “Averting Artemis”. “Devoted and caring as the goddess Artemis, I […]

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Christoph Ziegler: “Today’s trash is tomorrow’s gold.”

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 […]

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