Do contemporary jewellery artists make money from selling their jewellery? The answer for the vast majority of designers/artists working in the field of art jewellery or author jewellery or contemporary jewellery is definitely NO. Exceptions justify the rule. Fairs/ Jewellery Weeks/ Bloggers’ Events/ Gallery Shows/ Atelier Open Doors/ Fashion Catwalks/ Designers’ Opens/Commissioned Work by Institutions/ […]Read More The future of saleable contemporary jewellery
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 by scrolling down blog updates. Picture #1. The concept of death has not changed much since Homeric Age: the short joy of life is followed by an anaemic eternity in the kingdom of […]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 6/7
Unser Schweizer Partner für exklusiv abenteuer-volle und kultur-reiche Arkadien-Urlaub! http://www.kanuladen.ch/ueberblick-seekajak-griechenland.html Credit: Christoph ZieglerRead More Unser Schweizer Partner für unvergessliche GR-Abenteuer + Kultur 2018
Stand design: ZLR BETRIEBSIMPERIUM HAMBURG: The installation refers on the one hand to the strong sun of Greece that forces people to look for shelter under textile curtains, blinds, umbrellas, etc. On the other hand, the stand reminds of the vaults of the elegant byzantine churches – most of them without frescos or mosaics anymore […]Read More INITIATION 2017/SIERAAD Amsterdam: Our stand design!
The insightful text by Lieta Marziali on her Athens Artist Residency in September 2017 will be published in Findings, the magazine of UK based Association for Contemporary Jewellery, in a few days. Enjoy the privilege to read it first and meet Lieta Marziali at Stand 93 – INITIATION 2017/SIERAAD International Art Fair Amsterdam, 9-12 November […]Read More Lieta Marziali: Initiation 2017 – Part 1: Lifting the veil. AIR Programme, Athens, 11-18 September 2017
EN/DE “I have experienced the city at its fullest and in so short time guided by a person who is knowledgeable in history, mythology and politics; she spoke of her city with verve and love and was so rich in knowledge that when we got home in the evening I was filled with stories and […]Read More Ludwig Menzel: “It was a great pleasure to follow Loukia through Athens!”
This is ZLR Betriebsimperium’s jewellery art manifesto. Jewellery artists should leave their ivory tower and open up to the challenges of the real world. Working on your emotions and thematising it, as many jewellery artists do, is great and therapeutical, but after all, who cares about how you feel? Look around you and wonder: Why […]Read More Jewelry artists, leave your ivory tower asap!