They Call Me Nobody Your actions are pointless if no one notices – Jenny Holzer, “Truisms”. Working as an independent artist, there are things you have to know to increase your chances of success. Success is a very personal definition and always by design – Never by chance! It requires knowledge, instinct, persistence, very hard […]Read More Athens_Munich//Inkubator_They Call Me Nobody_Open Call
ZLR Betriebsimperium is delighted to receive stories written by its readers. We are happy to post a wonderful text written by Dutch writer Cathy Lewin. As you may see below, Cathy is also a maker of jewellery unfolding new charming stories on symbols, images and conepts that constitute Greece’s imaginary, identity and living culture. Do […]Read More Water bij de ouzo. Always mix your water with a drop of ouzo!
We are happy to announce our new residency, workshop and exhibition project website! Wir freuen uns, ankündigen zu dürfen: ON AIR NOW – unsere neue FaveLAB Webseite für internationale Künstlerresidencies und Ausstellungsprojekte // http://www.myths2013.net/favelab/index.htmlRead More FaveLAB is ON AIR!
After the successful completion of our first Athens AIR+Workshops series for Jewellery Artists/Designers (2015-2018), we announce a new series of intensive one-week-long Artist Residencies including curated visits in major art and jewellery collections, as well as creativity boosting “Story Telling+Performance” workshops. The programme addresses international jewellery artists and designers who wish to understand the very […]Read More NEW: INITIATION_AIR_Jewlery Artists_Athens_AUG or DEC 2018
Sales experts of luxury goods (such as jewellery) call the new indispensable marketing tool: Story Telling. Art and craft market professionals in London and Berlin do agree that a good story behind your work is what gives the customer the final incentive or „kick“ to buy it. In our new interdisciplinary project “They call me […]Read More When two bankers meet, they talk about art.
A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part 1/2/3/4/5/6 by scrolling down blog updates. Credits: Christoph Ziegler/Loukia Richards Picture #1. A tooth with a golden crown taken from a relative’s scull after exhumation; it is used an an amulet. Notice that the […]Read More THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Last part 7/7
A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part I and Part II by scrolling down blog updates. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler Picture #1. Icons tell of a perfect world illuminated by the sun of justice. You see: Golden candle holders and a […]Read More THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Part 3/7