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 […]Read More Helen’s Dress_e-Residency_A Wrap Up
Picture: Greta seen through the layers of Virtual Exhibition. Credit: Christoph Ziegler The changes in social behavior and values covid-19 initiated will not leave the contemporary jewellery scene unaffected. Some artists believe virtual exhibitions is the answer to the crisis. I think virtual exhibitions, compared to non-virtual ones, feel like watching The Swan Lake on […]Read More Business or Bubble? The million dollar question jewellers need to answer.
Photo: 1942. Journal Of An Aviator On The Eastern Front_By_Adriana Radulescu. Photo Credit_By_Adriana Radulescu. When we decided “war” would be the theme of our 6th Schmuck 2020/ Munich Jewellery Week group show, we were aware that chances of a major armed conflict this year were high. It did not cross our mind though that thousands […]Read More WAR Virtual Show at Klimt02
“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 […]Read More We do not need your discount
Picture: Loukia Richards_”Cy the Cat in Alhambra style”_2016. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler #1: Social responsibility is the “new black”. #2: Wishful thinking is not facts. The decision of IHM to cancel Fair and Schmuck 2020 did not come out of the blue; it followed extensive reporting on the cancellation of other major German fairs and […]Read More Schmuck 2020: When you miss the shows, do not miss the lessons!
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 as men, some he makes slaves, others free. Heraclitus WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ_Galerie WELTRAUM, Rumfordstraße 26, 80469 Munich. 11-14 March 2020_Schmuckwoche München/ Munich Jewellery Week 2020. With Mihaela Coman, Yonghak Jo, Marilena Karagkiozi, […]Read More WAR_ΠΟΛΕΜΟΣ_Galerie WElTRAUM_11-14 March _SCHMUCK München/MJW 2020
Suska Tyralla, Sozialpädagogin + Teilnehmerin des Workshops: “Objekte des Begehrens”, 2&3 November 2019, Grassi Museum Leipzig/ Suska is a pedagogue working on social inclusion. She participated in the workshop “Objects of Desire” chaired by Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards, 2&3 November 2019, Grassi Museum Leipzig. The workshop has been funded by Umweltbundesamt/Federal Environment Agency (Germany). […]Read More It was an honor I was selected for “Objekte des Begehrens”!
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 […]Read More 2 fee free jewellery workshops_Dessau+Leipzig, Fall 2019