We are happy to announce our new residency, workshop and exhibition project website! Wir freuen uns, ankündigen zu dürfen: ON AIR NOW – unsere neue FaveLAB Webseite für internationale Künstlerresidencies und Ausstellungsprojekte // http://www.myths2013.net/favelab/index.html AdvertisementsRead More FaveLAB is ON AIR!
VIDEO LINK: EN/GR The video i(n English and Greek) features our work as artists and curators – aka ZLR Betriebsimperium“ – it was presented at the Symposium titled “Aspects of Independent Artistic Creation in Greece today” at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens, 13-14 April 2018. The Symposium was organized by […]Read More Fund your own independent art project – A decalogue
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 […]Read More Nomination_European Prize for Applied Arts_Belgium/Υποψηφια για το Ευρωπαϊκο Βραβειο Κοσμηματος
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.
Artists often think that intellectual property refers only to the works they make. Intellectual property is a broader term applying also to ideas and concepts. EU laws protect intellectual property even if there is no specific mention on the issue in the written agreement. However, we – Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards alias ZLR Betriebsimperium- […]Read More Intellectual property+its violation.
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 […]Read More Jewellery as a means to reflect on the essence of all things surrounding us!