Just one more… (recycled love letter)

Text and work: Lital Mendel, Israel. Collection name: Just one more… Repetitive patterns have always fascinated me. The methodical recurrence of a single element, as a building block for a bigger structure, has a powerful effect which grows the more the unit is used. Every piece of jewelry is made of hundreds of units. At …

Nature, death and the life stream

Text and work: Yiping Li, China. It is said that the custom of planting a cypress by the tomb began with the Qin Dynasty.During the Han Dynasty the cypress became part of the funeral concept in China. Death makes man’s body parallel to the earth; his head and foot turn toward the source and the …

Breaking old patterns

Text and work by Amelie Spitz, Germany. I have always been a nature lover. Even more a fan of slow fashion and jewellery. As a traveller, I know that we must protect nature that has not been “touched” by man and still exists on earth. The jewellery that I make is an expression of my …

My work aims at making societal paradoxes visible

Text: Nicole Taubinger, Czech Republic. Work and picture: “Kateřina Olivová goes to the opera”_Necklace “Our Container”, ground and unground precious plastic, Nicole Taubinger, 2019. Performance artist: Kateřina Olivová Photography: Barbora Trnková. Make-up design: Sara Wollasch. I use objects of every day use, those which surround us everywhere, yet have become invisible to us. I set …

Fascinated by Pop Culture

Text by Susanne Bachmann/Thikwa Werkstatt Für Theater und Kunst Berlin. Mask by Oliver Rincke, Germany. Credit: Thikwa Werkstatt Für Theater und Kunst Berlin. Oliver Rincke_b. Berlin_1978. Oliver Rincke works in the “Thikwa Werkstatt für Theater und Kunst” in Berlin since 2010. He is a successful theater performer and an awarded visual artist. He learned how …

“Oh my gold !“ (How did I end up with a crappy thing instead?)

Text and work: Linda Savineau, Belgium. “They promised me gold but all I got was this crappy heap of wrappings and not a single gram of real gold.” These pieces are inspired by the packaging of supermarketproducts containing the words “gold, golden, etc” (as well as, in other languages, “or, goud, oro, etc”). They are …

TO SEE OR NOT TO SEE

Text and work: Daniel von Weinberger, Belgium. Photo: Red Lolita, 2019. Daniel von Weinberger. I heard the New York stand-up comedian Stephen Wright’s words, “I was walking down the street, wearing eyeglasses, when the prescription ran out” and as usual when I’m challenged, had a creative volcanic eruption.  I made a small collection, as is …

WERT/voll_The fee free workshops

Two fee free jewellery workshops for art, design and jewellery students and professionals in Dessau and Leipzig _Germany_Fall 2019. The workshops’ programme include an introduction to the history of conceptually significant jewellery made of valueless materials, as well as designing „valueless“ jewellery with a significant political message. The workshops are chaired by Christoph Ziegler and …

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