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26/01/2014

EXPO ‘Embodied’ – Fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne (AU) – 28 Janv.- 8 Fevr. 2014

Embodied  – at  fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

embodied features diverse work by four contemporary jewellers from Australia, New Zealand and America. Tassia Joannides, Suse Scholem, Rachel Timmins and Selina Woulfe break conventions of wearability, each incorporating performance; photography; ephemeral and interactive work as well as object making in their practices.
embodied brings these artists together for the first time to engage audiences in unique dialogues on the body.
Curated by Suse Scholem
Embodied  Artists: Tassia Joannides, Rachel Timmins, Suse Scholem, Selina Woulfe Management: Abby Storey Place: fortyfivedownstairs (Melbourne, Australia) 28-Jan-2014 - 08-Feb-2014  website: www.fortyfivedownstairs.com website: embodiedmelbourne.weebly.com mail: info@fortyfivedownstairs.com
(Selina Woulfe – Piece: Experiential Jewellery II, 2008  – Sterling silver, surgical steel suspension hook)
 
Embodied
 
 
Artists: Tassia JoannidesRachel Timmins — Suse Scholem – Selina Woulfe
Tassia JoannidesTassia Joannides – Body Piece: Sticker Series – shoulder, 2013Photographic image of hand cut stickers on the body 42 x 29,7 cm


Selina Woulfe, Photograph, 2013Selina Woulfe
Photograph: Delmira/For all these mouths that make my bed bloom, 2013 -
Film – 2mins 9 secsDirector/Performer: Selina WoulfePerformer: Andrew McCormackCamera: Leah Goffe Robertson

Selina Woulfe, Body Piece, 2013Selina Woulfe – Body Piece: Graftification Ritual II (Self-Application), 2013
Rachel Timmis, Piece, 2010
Rachel TimminsPiece: Growth One, 2010Foam, epoxy, resin, craft glitter  17 x 10 x 10″ Photo : Joseph Hyde
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EXPO ‘Telling Tales’ – Art House gallery, Mevasseret Zion (Israel) – 31 Janv.- 28 Fevr. 2014

« Telling Tales« , curated by Jennifer Navva Milliken & Yael Friedman -

Narratives in Contemprary Metal and Jewelry Art

The exhibition presents new works by 22 artists who work primarily in metals, silversmithing, or conceptual art jewelry. Participating artists responded to a curatorial call for artistic interpretations of the stories and fables that have shaped and influenced them. What happens when artists translate the world’s oldest tales into works of art ? The exhibition explores the role of fairy tales, legends, myths, and fables in shaping cultural mores and values, and the influence these time-honored narratives — ranging from the fantastical to the pedagogical to the sternly moralistic — have had on our contemporary existence.
exhibition "Telling Tales", curated by Jennifer Navva Milliken & Yael Friedman - 31 January 2014 in Mevaseret Zion, Yasmin st. 123 Israel. 22 artists are participating : Dina Abargil, Michal Oren, Yakov Bloch, Adar Goldferb, Anat Golan, Ohada Hay-gordon, Naama Haneman, Yasmin Vinograd, Edda Vardimon Gudnason, Daniel Zelig, Hadas Levin, Noa Liran, Sigal Meshorer, Noa Nadir, Shir Pins, Maayan Agmon, Lia Kirel, Dania Chelminsky, Merav Rahat, Kobi Roth, Yaron Shmerkin and Vered Babai

What happens when artists translate the world’s oldest tales into works of art? The exhibition explores the role of fairy tales, legends, myths, and fables in shaping cultural mores and values, and the influence these time-honored narratives — ranging from the fantastical to the pedagogical to the sternly moralistic — have made on our contemporary existence.

22 artists are participating :  Dina AbargilMichal Oren – Yakov Bloch — Adar Goldferb — Anat Golan –  Ohada Hay-gordon — Naama Haneman — Yasmin Vinograd — Edda Vardimon Gudnason — Daniel Zelig — Hadas Levin — Noa Liran — Sigal Meshorer — Noa Nadir — Shir Pins — Maayan Agmon-Kehati — Lia Kirel — Dania Chelminsky — Merav Rahat — Kobi Roth — Yaron Shmerkin – Vered Babai

 

Noa Liran's "Hansel and Gretl" .................Noa Liran‘s « Hansel and Gretl » is a solution to the design problem faced by Grimm’s infamous brother-sister team. Answering the curatorial call for interactions with non-precious materials, the artist meticulously wrapped popcorn with foil chocolate wrappers, protecting the make-shift trail markers from the hungry birds of the forest. As the pieces accumulated, Liran strung them together, continuing right up until the opening of the exhibition. Her work, as much about the tale it serves as it is about processes of inspiration and creation, illustrates parallels between storytelling and art-making

 Noa Liran http://interaliaprojects.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/noaliran-pop3.jpg Noa Liran « Hansel and Gretl »

anat golan White Steed 1  Anat Golan – « Off with Her Head, » from this series of 3 wearable medallions -
In her work for « Telling Tales, » Anat Golan investigated the tropes of the hero and the heroine in legends and fairy tales and found the gap between archetypal standards of character (particularly in female prototypes) and reality to be unsettlingly divergent. Identifying 2 heroines and a villainess based on their particular virtues and flaws, she created medals of honor for each; the resulting composite personality offers a more authentic portrait of an idiosyncratic contemporary heroine, who — like fairy-tale heroes — has overcome obstacles, suffered loss, and survived to tell the tale.
Daniel Zelig "Hansel & Gretel"  (exhibition "Telling Tales")Daniel Zelig « Hansel & Gretel »
Hadas Levin, "The Tin Man" (exhibition "Telling Tales")Hadas Levin, « The Tin Man »
Edda Vardimon Gudnason - For the Telling Tales exhibition -  illustration of The Red Shoes by H. C. Andersen
Edda Vardimon Gudnason, « The Red Shoes, » from the series « Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales »
Copper, enamel (overglaze), Danish cotton string (photo: Nir Friedman)
Dania Chelminsky "EGG Ring" Eggshells, epoxy, gold leaf (photo: Dania Chelminsky)Dania Chelminsky « EGG Ring » Eggshells, epoxy, gold leaf (photo: Dania Chelminsky)


Art.Mevasseret gallery
Zion, Yasmin st. 123 Israel.
tel 052-6808606
art.mevasseret@gmail.com
 

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