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”!