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

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 […]

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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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Elfe Brandenburger, Filmmaker: “Loukia gave us the insider’s view on Athens secret addresses!”

Pictures: Elfe in Athens. The Asomati church, 11th century. EN/DE I had the pleasure to guide filmmaker Elfe Brandenburger and her two daughters through Athens in early June. One of the daughters liked the city so much that she moved to Athens! Elfe wrote a review on her experience. Here it goes! “The way Loukia […]

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