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04/05/2017

EXCHANGE-BIJOU 2 – Iro KASKANI « en vedette » at Klimt02 !

Iro Kaskani interviewed by Klimt02

« Recently I realized that my curiosity is the most powerful motivating factor behind my work. I’m curious to see things that I visualize becoming facts, to elaborate an idea, to experiment on a certain technique, to see how this or that material is treated, to investigate on however a vision can be a wearable object and yet to see how others perceive my work. »

& Iro Kaskani on Klimt02

Where the LINE is all the story ……….. (aaaah !! « of course » ! she were an architect !!!!)

« Architecture is built environments, planned and designed to function as shelter or vessels of activities and thus it is fostering a physical relationship with the user, inhabitant or viewer. Jewelry takes this physical relationship further into intimacy by the change of scale and placement on the body… »

 Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Ring: Yes or No, 2017 Silver oxidized, polyester sheet laser printed 3.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: No news, Good news Iro Kaskani Ring: Yes or No, 2017 Silver oxidized, polyester sheet laser printed 3.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: No news, Good news

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Ring: Why not#15, 2010 Silver oxidized 4 x 4 x 4 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: Why not?Iro Kaskani Ring: Why not#15, 2010 Silver oxidized 4 x 4 x 4 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: Why not?

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Bangle: Plan B#9, 2008 Silver 15 x 5 x 3 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: PlanBIro Kaskani - Bangle: Plan B#9, 2008 -  Silver – 15 x 5 x 3 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis – From series: PlanB

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Ring: Why not#5, 2010 Silver oxidized, felt 1.5 x 1.5 x 3 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: Why not? Iro Kaskani Ring: Why not#5, 2010 Silver oxidized, felt 1.5 x 1.5 x 3 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: Why not?

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Brooch: My colony, 2014 Silver oxidized, cocoons Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: CoCoon Iro Kaskani Brooch: My colony, 2014 Silver oxidized, cocoons Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: CoCoon

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Necklace: Untitled, 2014 Silver oxidized, cocoons Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: CoCoonIro Kaskani Necklace: Untitled, 2014 Silver oxidized, cocoons Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: CoCoon

BELOVED neckpiece !!!!!

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Bangle: Happiness’ diary, 2010 Silver, polyester sheet, thread 10 x 10 x 5 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: You’ve got a messageIro Kaskani Bangle: Happiness’ diary, 2010 Silver, polyester sheet, thread 10 x 10 x 5 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: You’ve got a message

Iro Kaskani on Klimt02 - Iro Kaskani Brooch: Nobody’s perfect, 2016 Copper oxidized, jesmonite, stainless steel 3 x 0.7 x 9 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: When I grow up… Iro Kaskani Brooch: Nobody’s perfect, 2016 Copper oxidized, jesmonite, stainless steel 3 x 0.7 x 9 cm Photo by: Demetris Vattis From series: When I grow up…

« Some years ago I used to believe: “my education and experience in architecture is guiding my creativity and my work is mostly determined by the interest to compose fine metals with alternative material and define new forms.”
Later on I concretised my thoughts stating: “Architecture is built environments, planned and designed to function as shelter or vessels of activities and thus it is fostering a physical relationship with the user, inhabitant or viewer. Jewelry takes this physical relationship further into intimacy by the change of scale and placement on the body. Through my work, I find it intriguing to explore ideas of space, scale and absence of symmetry, enabling me to combine precious metals with non-precious elements. Designing jewelry feels like investigating form, structure, and balance to derive a piece of art which will have an intimate physical relationship with the human body and will be completed only when it becomes part of the wearer’s experience and expression. A piece of jewelry is a powerful vehicle for communicating our identity.”
Recently I realized that my curiosity is the most powerful motivating factor behind my work. I’m curious to see things that I visualize becoming facts, to elaborate an idea, to experiment on a certain technique, to see how this or that material is treated, to investigate on however a vision can be a wearable object and yet to see how others perceive my work. »

 

She completed her studies in architecture, at the Università degli studi di Firenze, in 1994. She attended jewellery design courses and received training in goldsmithing, at the Scuola professionale dalla Regione Toscana.
She has worked as an architect until 2007 and also presented three personal exhibitions on contemporary jewellery in Cyprus. She is fully dedicated to studio jewellery since 2008.
She has taught jewellery design at the « Aigaia School of Art and Design » from 2006 to 2013.

 

  The After Joya Effect IV -  18 may-6 june 2017 - Athens at Popeye Loves Olive agllery: The After Joya Effect IV -  18 may-6 june 2017 – Athens at Popeye Loves Olive gallery

2017 EVENTS :
Exhibition  17 May- 05 Jun 2017  The After Joya Effect IV (Athens Jewelry Week 2017).
Exhibition  07 – 17 May 2017  Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection.
Meeting  04 May 2017 – 04 May 2017  The Dinner: Chef Isa Mazzocchi interprets the jewels of the Master Collection.

Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection Exhibition  /  07-17 May 2017: 07 – 17 May 2017  Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection - Torre Fornello (Italy)

 

 

On SALE AT Metmerize Online Shop

 there, what to buy ? for me I would buy this fantastic BRACELET, for its lines, for its shape, for its name !!

Iro Kaskani - "Live in harmony " bracelet - sterling silver, monofilament cord 90X75X15mm (small to medium wrist): Iro Kaskani - « Live in harmony  » bracelet – sterling silver, monofilament cord – 90X75X15mm (small to medium wrist) – belongs to the « the space in between » collection
With the « the space in between » collection I elaborate the idea of creating a void, an empty space. I worked with silver to form cavities and gaps and spaced elements in order to create a void and then, in there, I presented a detailed work of threads

 

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