NEW: INITIATION_AIR_Jewlery Artists_Athens_JUL-DEC 2018

After the successful completion of our first Athens AIR+Workshops series for Jewellery Artists/Designers (2015-2018), we announce a new series of intensive one-week-long Artist Residencies including curated visits in major art and jewellery collections, as well as creativity boosting “Story Telling+Performance” workshops. The programme addresses international jewellery artists and designers who wish to understand the very […]

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Nomination_European Prize for Applied Arts_Belgium/Υποψηφια για το Ευρωπαϊκο Βραβειο Κοσμηματος

Photo: “Je suis Charlie”, 2016. Credit: Christoph Ziegler EN/GR Loukia Richards of ZLR Betriebsimperium has been nominated for the European Prize for Applied Arts/Discipline: Jewellery. This year’s theme Monumentality-Fragility pays tribute to the work, political views and life motif of French/Swiss artist Niki de Saint-Phalle. The jury selected eighty nominees from over 600 applications. The […]

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Jewellery as a means to reflect on the essence of all things surrounding us!

By ZLR Betriebsimperium* The following text has been published in the November 2017 issue of Findings – the UK Association for Contemporary Jewellery magazine. Photo: Three women, 2017. Loukia Richards for ZLR Bteriebsimperium. Jewellery inspired by Gestapo prisoners’ graffitis at the Greek Resistance Memorial in Athens. Contemporary art has the mission to interfere actively in […]

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Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.

Photo: The mystical rose of Eleusina. Credit: Christoph Ziegler The project INITIATION 2018 // KALLICHORON focuses on „Body – Ritual – Narrative“ as a means to bridge jewellery with the sacred context of its origins and to find meaning in its future development. For 2.000 years Eleusina, a farmers’ community close to Athens, was the […]

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