THE SACRED & THE PROFANE_OPEN CALL_MUNICH JEWELLERY WEEK 2019

THE SACRED & THE PROFANE Art has always been connected to magic and mysteries. The sacred, mythology and religion have been the source which art canalized into magical symbols, practices and rituals – suggesting solace for existential agony and aspiring collectivities to bond, dare, create, flourish. In archaic times, religion, cult and rite was experienced […]

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Funding_

It is quite impressive that when artists look for “funding”, they usually mean filling out  an application form, put it in a bottle and throw it to the ocean of juries, committees and other bureaucratic instances which will then pick one out of the many – the most convenient, the better – and name the […]

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Kritik und Ideen zur Neuausrichtung: Schmuck-Woche_München

What’s Wrong? Kritik und Ideen zur Neuausrichtung der Schmuck-Austellungswoche in München Christoph Ziegler & Loukia Richards I. Was wollen die Aussteller, was wollen die Besucher? In den vier internationalen Ausstellungsprojekten, die wir zur Schmuck-Austellungswoche präsentiert haben, haben wir mit mehr als achtzig international bekannten Schmuckkünstler*innen und Designern zusammengearbeitet und mit Kollegen und Besuchern, Sammlern, Journalisten […]

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Letter from Germany_A new column

Picture: “Merkel”. Collage by Christoph Ziegler / Roque Garcia Bermudez. Credit: Christoph Ziegler “Digitalization is Merkel’s mantra”. EN/GR Visual artist and economist Loukia Richards has been assigned a monthly column by the prestigious Greek political magazine “Defense and Diplomacy”. Richards – a former Reuters journalist – addresses issues of cultural diplomacy and innovation through her […]

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