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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THE TEXTILE QUARTET_residency/workshop and show at Tsikaliotis Mansion_Leonidio_Last place available_17-30 June_Arcadia,Greece

Picture; Old Greek flag hand embroidered with 18th and 19th century traditional motifs. Loukia Richards_2010. Credit: Studio Kominis Athens. THE TEXTILE QUARTET Residency / Workshop / Exhibition in Arcadia / Greece The Textile Quartet is an two-week artist residency and exhibition project for international artists who wish to explore Greece’s rich textile tradition through a […]

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GREECE stands for GROWTH

  Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler Analysing objects, symbols, rituals and their significance for art and social interaction is part of the workshop: The Sacred & The Profane which takes place in Arcadia/Greece in January 2019. New dates are available. Participants’ works will be exhibited at Galerie Weltraum during Munich Jewellery Week (14-17 March 2019) Contact: […]

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Power, Fame or Money?

Picture: The Tower_Tarot. The Tower card means Disaster… A fellow artist told me the other day that after all her efforts – hard and committed work, hundreds of applications for a grant or award or artist residency, hundreds of portfolio proposals deposited for gallery and committe inspection – she achieved: Nothing. She is still unknown, […]

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