THE SACRED & THE PROFANE Art has always been connected to magic and mysteries. The sacred, mythology and religion have been the source which art canalized into magical symbols, practices and rituals – suggesting solace for existential agony and aspiring collectivities to bond, dare, create, flourish. In archaic times, religion, cult and rite was experienced […]Read More THE SACRED & THE PROFANE_OPEN CALL_MUNICH JEWELLERY WEEK 2019
PARTICIPATE IN OUR LOTTERY AND SPONSOR „INITIATION 2018 // KALLICHORON“ AT MUNICH JEWELLERY WEEK. Lottery ends on Saturday 10 March, 2018. For 10,00 (ten) euro a lot, you may win the following prizes: 1st Prize: A Seven Days/Six Nights Artist Residency in Athens: Accomodation/Breakfast/Tour of Athens/ Insider information on the local art & jewellery scene […]Read More WIN AN ARTIST RESIDENCY IN ATHENS FOR 10 EURO!
Do contemporary jewellery artists make money from selling their jewellery? The answer for the vast majority of designers/artists working in the field of art jewellery or author jewellery or contemporary jewellery is definitely NO. Exceptions justify the rule. Fairs/ Jewellery Weeks/ Bloggers’ Events/ Gallery Shows/ Atelier Open Doors/ Fashion Catwalks/ Designers’ Opens/Commissioned Work by […]Read More The future of saleable contemporary jewellery
Here are some of the questions artists/designers/makers interested in our project “Initiation 2018 – Kallichoron at Munich Jewellery Week” ask us: Who is firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 2019: https://wordpress.com/post/myths2015munich.wordpress.com/4247 For our last year’s project, please go to: INITIATION 2018 – KALLICHORON addresses international artists working in the field of jewellery regardless of their knowledge of or […]Read More INITIATION@MUNICH JEWLERY WEEK 2018+The SACRED&The PROFANE MJW_2019)!
Yesterday’s Tarot Moebling at #Initiation2017 – Florian Trampler Gallery – Munich Jewellery Week. We interpreted the following cards: The Wheel of Fortune – The High Priestess -The Hierophant – The Star. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler http://www.initiation2017.comRead More Tarot Moebling: A different approach to jewellery via group bonding.
Photo: Petra Bole, BODY/TELO. STATEMENT or my MANIFESTO in 6 sentences: 1. Believe in a power of jewellery. 2. Tell real life stories not fairy tales. 3. Make a clear message. 4. Cross the (art) borders. 5. No man is an island. 6. Let’s have some fun. Jewellery must be sentimental and never look for […]Read More Petra Bole: “Jewellery must be sentimental and never look for compromise”.