Pictures: Satomi Kawai performing “Modern Demeter” at the opening of Initiation//Kallichoron_Munich_Jewellery_Week_2018. Satomi Kawai_Place for myself. Necklace. It was a great pleasure for us to work with Satomi Kawai, a multi-talented artist with an additional academic background in literature which became evident in her fascinating story and performance orchestration. We are looking forward to Satomi’s new […]Read More Satomi, dance your way to the top!
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 […]Read More NEW: INITIATION_AIR_Jewlery Artists_Athens_AUG or DEC 2018
Christoph Ziegler performs his ‘prophetic’ “Gloria Mundi” at Thalia Theater Hamburg/Altonale Art Festival 2014. “Gloria Mundi” is a bitter sarcastic comment on the mental and material pauperization of German society. Neo-nationalism, remedies for self salvation and addiction to negation of reality are topics addressed by the performance. To watch LIVE video click on: To […]Read More Gloria Mundi _or_Why perform?
Sales experts of luxury goods (such as jewellery) call the new indispensable marketing tool: Story Telling. Art and craft market professionals in London and Berlin do agree that a good story behind your work is what gives the customer the final incentive or „kick“ to buy it. In our new interdisciplinary project “They call me […]Read More When two bankers meet, they talk about art.
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 […]Read More Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.
Here are some of the questions artists/designers/makers interested in our project “Initiation 2018 – Kallichoron at Munich Jewellery Week” ask us: Who is email@example.com I have to send my questions to? Loukia Richards is an artist and curator. She was a nominee for the Herbert Hofmann Prize in „Schmuck 2017“. Richards has lectured for Zimmerhof […]Read More Q&A_s: INITIATION 2018 – Munich Jewlery Week
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. […]Read More Is politics the “new black”?