Δινουμε μια προγευση μονο της χθεσινης ημερας, λιαν χαρουμενης και δημιουργικής, διπλα στο συνεργειο της European Fashion Heritage Association που επισκεφτηκε Τυρό, Λεωνιδιο και Τσιταλια για να καταγραψει σε ντοκυμαντέρ εργα και προφορική ιστορία της τσακωνικής υφαντικής – απο τα πιο ταπεινα εργα που καλυπταν τις αναγκες των βοσκών και των χωρικών για ενδυση και […]Read More H European Fashion Heritage Association στην Tσακωνια
EN/GR “OXI!/NO!”. Loukia Richards, 2010. Embroidery of 18th and 19th century Greek traditional motifs on old Greek flag. Credit: Studio Kominis Athens. “By 2030 3D printing will overtake conventional manufacturing in the fashion industry making exquisite embroidery and hand-crafted pieces the ultimate luxury”. This is a statement by fashion’s “Bible” Vogue (British, June 2016). Professional […]Read More Embroidery is the new black
Pictures: Two works by Milica Dukić and “Encounters” e.invitation. Visual artist Milica Dukić (Serbia) purchased a FaveLAB bond a few months ago to facilitate FaveLAB Athens to fund its ongoing project of connecting international artists to contemporary Greek culture. (http://www.resartis.org/en/news/upcoming_deadlines/?id_content=6172) Milica came to Athens to enjoy the “divident” of her investment – an AIR week […]Read More How can artists help society? Milica Dukić
In Orthodox Greece, epiphany – January 6th – commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan by John the Baptist. In ancient Greece myriad of myths talked about the importance of water and its creatures – gods, nymphs, daemons – for fertility, rejuvenation, forgiveness, but also for oblivion and death. Water rituals were also […]Read More 6 January 2018_Epiphany or Blessing of the Waters
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 by scrolling down blog updates. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler/Loukia Richards Picture #1. Those who die unmarried are crowned at their funeral with a wedding wreath immitating a lemon tree branch – symbol 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 5/7
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
I have the pleasure to present a pitch on “The Emotional Value of Jewellery” during the International Symposium JEWELLERY MATTERS in Rijks Museum Amsterdam on 16 November 2017 (today at 15.45). The symposium pays tribute to the same name book by jewellery collector and scholar Marjan Unger of Amsterdam. I would never have been able […]Read More JEWELLERY MATTERS!