We do not need your discount

“Munich Jewellery Week” , the trademarked, fee funded map for non institutional shows during Schmuck München – which in German means Jewellery (week) Munich – has sent me a bulk mail stating that they cannot refund us the ad money we paid for our event to be included in their 2020 map, but they can […]

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“Objects of Desire – Jewellery as Eco-message” OPEN CALL 4 FEE FREE ARTIST RESIDENCY

Photo: Loukia Richards, 2015_The Party Is Over_Private collection_Credit: Christoph Ziegler Η προκήρυξη στα ελληνικά ακολουθεί το αγγλικό κείμενο. “Objects of Desire – Jewellery as Eco-message” OPEN CALL FOR FEE FREE ARTIST RESIDENCY/ WORKSHOP/ SHOW_VAMVAKOU REVIVAL_Peloponnese_(near) Sparta. Disciplines: Jewellery art / Sculpture / Installation / Architecture. Dates: Tuesday 8 to Sunday 13 September 2020. Concept/Workshops/Curating: Loukia […]

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Jewelry Week of Munich Faces Challenges_2019 analysis_Full text

Picture: Loukia Richards, 2018: The Jeweller’s Hell_Credit: Christoph Ziegler Jewelry Week of Munich Faces Challenges Europe’s Top Jewelry Event Seeks to Stay Independent By Loukia Richards While Germany’s vice chancellor claims the “fat years are over,” Munich’s jewelry scene wonders if this year’s slowdown should be attributed to temporary consumer fears or reflects an imminent […]

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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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A message of encouragement to all people fighting depression!

Contemporary jewellery artists defy stereotypes regarding modelling – otherwise they would not have been “artists”. My mother is not just an old lady modelling my latest piece “St.Barbara-Patron saint of artillerists” (left) and Christoph Ziegler’s “Fragments” (right) – both to be viewed at WAR_POLEMOS, 11-14 March 2020 at Galerie WELTRAUM, Munich; she is a person […]

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A wonderful workshop at Grassi Museum!

Bernhard Elsäßer_Designer_Halle_Germany participated in the worksho “Objekte des Begehrens” at Grassi Museum Leipzig, 2&3 November 2019. The workshop was chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler. Bernhard Elsäßer sent us his impressions/ Bernhard Elsäßer hat uns seine Eindrücke per Mail geschickt: “My warmest thanks for the wonderful workshop at Grassi Museum. […]

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2 fee free jewellery workshops_Dessau+Leipzig, Fall 2019

Photos: (Clockwise) Works by Christoph Ziegler, Daniel von Weinberger, Lital Mendel, Elin Flognman, Peter Vermandere, Linda Savineau. Two fee free jewellery workshops for art, design and jewellery students and professionals in Dessau and Leipzig (two day long each)_Germany in Fall 2019. The workshops’ programme include an introduction to the history of conceptually significant jewellery made […]

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Κωδων κινδυνου κι αφυπνισης για την Εβδομαδα Κοσμηματος του Μοναχου

Φωτογραφία του Christoph Ziegler. Ο “βωμός” της έκθεσης “Το ιερό και το βέβηλο”. Ενώ ο Γερμανός αντικαγκελάριος δηλώνει ότι „περασε η εποχή των παχιών αγελάδων,” η σκηνή του κοσμηματος στο Μοναχο αναρωτιέται αν η επιβράδυνση που παρατηρηθηκε φέτος οφείλεται σε παροδικούς φοβους των καταναλωτών ή αν αντανακλά ένα εγγενές πρόβλημα της αγοράς που πρέπει να […]

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