Annette Erlenwein: “Loukia and Christoph made me fall in love with Athens”

“Through a mutual friend I met Loukia Richards, when traveling  to Athens for the Documenta 14 this summer. We spent two days walking through Athens with her; on pathways parallel to the touristy highways. Loukia not only has an encyclopaedic knowledge of ancient and modern Greek history, but knows also a lot about Greek folk […]

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OPEN CALL: INITIATION 2018-KALLICHORON @ ATHENS AIR – MUNICH JEWELLERY WEEK 2018

This is the Open Call for international artists working in the field of jewellery who want to participate in our group show at Munich Jewellery Week (8-11 March 2018). INITIATION 2018 – KALLICHORON addresses international artists working in the field of jewellery regardless of their knowledge of or connection to Greece or/and Greek culture. INITIATION […]

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ΠΡΟΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΣΗ – Το κόσμημα ως μέσο να αναλογιστούμε την ουσία όλων των πραγμάτων που μας περιβάλλουν

Photo: Ivanka, 2017. Domestic Angel, 2017. ZLR Betriebsimperium. Των ZLR Betriebsimperium* Tο κείμενο που ακολουθεί σε μετάφραση δημοσιεύεται αυτές τις ημέρες στα αγγλικά στο Findings, το περιοδικό της βρετανικής Association for Contemporary Jewellery. Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε το κείμενο στο πρωτότυπο στην ακριβώς προηγούμενη ανάρτηση αυτού του μπλογκ. Η σύγχρονη τέχνη έχει την αποστολή να αναμιγνύεται […]

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Is politics the “new black”?

British Vogue (August issue) features an article on the sad changes in the (former) vibrant art scene of Istanbul one year after the failed coup d’etat, a piece on hackers and security threads in the internet (including Isis terror) and a reporting on how dressing for business dictates the trend for the next winter season. […]

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Christoph Ziegler: “Today’s trash is tomorrow’s gold.”

Photo: Square Brooch. 2017. Christoph Ziegler’s „Broom Brooches“ are wearable collages made of plastic pieces and household objects the artist collects at the beach or purchases at gipsy „trash“ markets in Greece. Ziegler’s colorful concentric objects make allusions to the shine and glamour of precious jewellery and make fun of the various genres of popular […]

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