35.000 reads in three weeks!

Dear readers, Thank you for honoring our work. Support our enthusiastic team by buying the eBook or the Print-On-Demand version of SM*CK Magazine for Independent Artists or by placing an ad in the #rebel issue – coming out in October 2020!! http://www.smck.org

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Helen’s Dress_e-Residency_A Wrap Up

The e-Residency program “Helen’s Dress” was an innovative answer to COVID-19 travel restrictions. The e-Residency replaced the scheduled, same name, „physical residency“ in Vamvakou (Greece) which had to be canceled. Both the AIR and e-Residency program was designed and curated by visual artists Christoph Ziegler and Loukía Richards aka ZLR Betriebsimperium after a duo’s original idea […]

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Easy meals from masterpieces

EASY FOOD RECIPES INSPIRED BY RIJKS MUSEUM PAINTINGS “This is a cook book inspired by food representations as seen in the Rijks Museum collection. The portrayal of food in the paintings of the Rijks Museum collection is greatly admired, although I believe that few people would openly admit that they literally hunger for it. Most […]

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POSTPONED 4 FALL 2020_WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ

WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ, 11-14 March 2020_WELTRAUM Gallery_Rumfordstraße 26, Munich. The project is funded by City of Munich. Concept and curation: Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Schmuck München/ Jewelry Week Munich 2020 Πόλεμος πάντων μὲν πατήρ ἐστι, πάντων δὲ βασιλεύς. / War is the father of all and king of all; and some he shows as gods, others […]

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Europe’s Top Jewellery Event Seeks to Stay Independent_Corona Virus Updated

The corona virus crisis makes it obvious to everybody that time has come to speak up. After Schmuck 2020 cancelation – following public health directives and suggestions issued by the German federal government, directives which also resulted in the cancelation of numerous fairs, events and concerts – such as IBT Berlin (world’s biggest tourism fair) […]

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The significance of Munich’s Schmuckwoche for cultural diplomacy in times of global turbulance

Fifteen years ago Munich’s Chamber of Crafts (Handwerkskammer) started to publish a list of galeries and events of independent makers and jewellery artists who presented their own shows in Munich parallel to the IHW Fair “Schmuck” and its highly reputable Herbert Hofmann prize. This event week – the Schmuckwoche – still continues to be a […]

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