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27/04/2013

Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER – 30 Avril-30 June 2013

Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER  -  May / June 2013  Venue: Gallery of Art in Legnica

This year in the Legnica International Jewellery Competition REVOLT participated 319 artists from 43 countries. They sended 625 pieces. International jury (Galit Gaon (IL), Jiro Kamata (JP/DE), Hans Stofer (CH/GB), Sławomir Fijałkowski and Aneta Lis-Marcinkiewicz (PL)), which sessed in the days 4-5 of April, qualified to the exhibition part of pieces and chosed laureates. Names of the winners we will know on the vernissage, 18th of May 2013  in the Gallery of Art in Legnica, Poland.

Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER - may-june 2013

IDEA:

It is better not to turn on the television today. We are being attacked by images of economic crises, stock market crashes, falling ratings, budget deficits, cost cutting programs and increasing unemployment from everywhere. As a reaction to the overwhelming impression of a lack of opportunities there are emerging movements such as « Occupy … », helplessly protesting against banksters, corporations and governments. Doesn’t speaking in such circumstances about jewellery – the subject invariably associated with the demonstration of wealth and selfish hedonism – seem socially unacceptable and even ethically suspect? After all, the burning  of ATMs and the broken glass of jeweller’s shops have become part of the frustration of all the Indignados.
But there is also another aspect of the design and use of jewellery – which – like no other product of the imagination – can be an effective message, manifesting the point of view of the user – a voice of protest, being anti-or pro-, attitudes of rebellion, rebellion and guerrilla warfare. Can a standard set of slogans written out on banners, T-shirts and slap tags be complemented with another more sophisticated message? Are jewellery designers able to demonstrate their own opinion and join the discussion concerning non-aesthetic issues? Is the tradition of exclusive gold jewellery going to be our irreversible remorse? And will the chorus « Diamonds are a girl’s best friend » always sound  as infantile as the recent testimony before the European Court of Justice in The Hague of the famous model Naomi Campbell, who at one time accepted an embarrassing gift from the dictator of Liberia, tried for war crimes, so evocatively reconstructed in the movie « Blood Diamond » with Leo DiCaprio as a ruthless mercenary?
EXPO - Revolt (competition) - Legnica SILVER festival 2013

 
List of artists qualified to the exhibition :
 Agata Bartos (PL) — Nicole Beck (DE) — Claudia Betancourt & Ricardo Pulgar (Chile) — Krzysztof Borkowski (PL) — Andrzej Boss (PL) — Vernon Bowden (NZ) — Laura Bradshaw-Heap (Irl) – Bartosz Chmielewski (PL) — Sungho Cho (S. KR) — Jeongsun Choi (S. KR) — Teresa Dantas (PT) — Katharina Dettar (DE/ES) — Sara Gackowska (PL) – Tamara Grüner (DE) — Mieczysław Gryza (PL) — Nils Hint (EE) — Susanne Holzinger (DE) — Maja Houtman (NL) — Marta Hryc (PL) — Joanna Hryniewicz (PL) — Dorry Hsu (Taiwan/CA) — Mari Ishikawa (JP) — Timothy Information Limited (GB) — Luijt Janjaap (NL) — Lee Jeong Hwa (S. KR) — Christina Karababa (GR) — Renata Korpas-Sutowicz (PL) — Dominik Kotwicki (PL) — Solveiga Krivičiene & Alfredas Krivičius (Lithuania) — Marzena Krupa (PL) — Claudia Küster (DE) — Lena Lindahl (SE) — Ria Lins (BE) — Susanne Matsché (AT) — Marek Mrowiński (PL) — Marek Nałęcz-Nieniewski (PL) — Michalina Owczarek (PL) — Andrzej Pacak (PL) — Fiona Parkinson (GB) — Krzysztof Piotrowski (PL) — Sari Räthel (DE) — Mandy Rasch (DE) — Berta Riera Ruiz (ES) — Isabell Schaupp (DE) — Kveto slava Flora Sekanova (Slovakia/ NZ — Katarína Siposová Węgry (HU) — Ludmila Šikolová (Czech Republic) — Grzegorz Radosław Ślączka (PL) — Terajima Takayoshi (JP) — Bartosz Ulatowski (PL)

 

 

About festival

For more than thirty years, the Gallery of Art in Legnica has specialised in promoting contemporary jewellery and artistic objects made mainly of silver. We have been organising individual and group exhibitions of Polish and international artists, publishing exhibition catalogues, organising conferences and symposia, as well as fashion and jewellery shows, competitions and fairs. The most important event we organize is Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER. Every year we present individual and collective exhibitions as part of the festival, including:
LEGNICA INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY COMPETITION The competition dates back to 1979 and every year it has a different topic. The competition is open and addressed to all artists, whose task is to present their work on a given topic – every year a different one – including an original artistic idea and representing a high level of artistry and technical skills. What is favoured is the concept, value and meaning of an artistic expression. Works entered for the competition are assessed by an international jury, on which over fifty outstanding goldsmithing artists and theoreticians have sat so far. What is characteristic of the competition is the fact that the winners of the first three prizes receive – according to a long-standing tradition – silver pellets and cash prizes.
The submitted works are qualified by an international jury. Over the years, we have invited a number of distinguished artists to seat on the jury, including: G. Babetto, G. Bakker, O. Boekhoudt,  S. Bronger, R. Puig Cuyás, P. Derrez, G. Dobler, A. Gut, F. Falk, M.R. Franzin, M.J. van den Hout,  E. Knobel, O. Kűnzli, T. Noten, V.K. Novák, R. Peters, M. Petry, K. Pontoppidan, G. Pucsala, A. Ratnikowa, P. Sajet, B. Schobinger, P. Skubic, Z. Songqing, W. Tasso-Mattar,  T. Smeets, D. Watkins, M. Vilhena, A. Zanella and from Poland – M. Dubiel, M. Gradowski, I. Huml, S. Fijałkowski, G. Jabłoński, J. Sokólski, A. Szadkowski, T. Zaremski, A. Wolski.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS is a cycle of retrospective presentations of distinguished personalities in jewellery art from Poland and abroad, including: J. Byczewski (PL), S. Fijałkowski (PL), P. Kaczyński (PL), N. Cherry (GB), H. O’Connor (USA), E. Knobel (IL), V.K. Novák (CZ), F. Peters (AU), M. Petry (GB), Rose & Gisbert Stach (D), L. Šikolová (CZ), W. Tasso-Mattar (D).  Soon: R. Puig Cuyás (E), H. Hedman (S), P. Sequeira (P).
SILVER SCHOOLS is a cycle presenting the artistic oeuvre of jewellery art schools from Europe, their professors, graduates and students. So far there have been presentations of schools from Barcelona, Birmingham, Bratislava, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Florence, Hanau, Idar-Oberstein, Lappeenranta, Łódź, Matosinhos, Munich, Oslo, Padua, Pforzheim, Prague, Stockholm, Tallinn and Vilnius. Continuing the cycle in the subsequent years, we are going to show one after the other all European silver schools. A total of 22 schools has been presented so far. The cycle will be continued with the intention to show all of them.
DEBUTS is a cycle presenting pieces of young Polish artists, who just start their activity in the field of design and art. Our plan is to invite novices from abroad.
THE BOUNDARIES OF GLOBAL ART is a cycle of science sessions devoted to the newest art, goldsmithery and design.

 INVITATION/PROGRAM

 

 

The Gallery of Art in Legnica
Pl. Katedralny 1
59-220 Legnica, Poland
tel. +48 76 86 20 910, fax. +48 76 85 65 126
e-mail: galeria@galeria.legnica.plwww.galeria.legnica.pl

11/05/2011

Trésors d’AMBRE …… trésors de la Baltique ………..

Evidemment, je faisais quelques recherches sur les créateurs Polonais et ………… :-)
merci au site de STFZ !

Amber

…. vu des merveilles de Andrzej Adamski Paulina BinekBogumil BytomskiMaryla Dubiel, — Dorota KosEwa EffenbergPaweł KaczyńskiMalgosia Kalinska Jaroslaw Westermark  etc etc …..

Andrzej ADAMSKI (PL)Andrzej Adamski ring (Legnica 2008)

Felt with amber necklace Paulina Binek  http://a1.ec-images.myspacecdn.com/Paulina Binek - Felt & amber jewelryBracelet | Andrzej Boss

Andrzej BossBracelet 

Trésors d'AMBRE ...... trésors de la Baltique ........... dans ambre / amber czas20004

czas20007 dans Andrzej ADAMSKI (PL)

czas20008 dans Andrzej BOSS (PL)

czas20009 dans Bogumil BYTOMSKI (PL)

Małgosia Kalińska - amber jewelleryMałgosia Kalińska

foto5 dans Dorota KOS (PL)Malgosia Kalinska

foto2 dans Ewa EFFENBERG (PL)
Malgosia Kalinska

Marcin TYMINSKI - amber necklace - grand prix AmberifMarcin TYMINSKI  amber necklace – grand prix Amberif

Maryla Dubiel (PL) - amber neckpiece.Maryla Dubiel - amber necklace

Maryla Dubiel : Amber Collection - earringsMaryla Dubiel : Amber Collection – earrings

Paweł KaczyńskiPaweł Kaczyński

Paweł Kaczyński - bracelet with amberPaweł Kaczyński

Jan Materek - amber jewelryJan Materek

Andrzej Boss - PL jewelry with amberAndrzej Boss

http://www.amber.com.pl/en/media/k2/items/cache/f0bcc225d09eca8b7d1e26f319e38493_L.jpg
Elżebieta i Tomasz Szupienko – amber jewelry

Marcin Zaremski amber braceletMarcin Zaremski

Arek Wolski, necklaceArkadiusz (Arek) Wolski

Paulina Binek amber necklacePaulina Binek

http://leksykonkultury.ceik.eu/images/thumb/a/ac/Bi.jpg/200px-Bi.jpg
Philip Sajet ! - (International Amber Biennial in Frombork : Amber and Astronomy 2007)

Philip Sajet  Amber necklace, 2002Philip Sajet  Amber necklace, 2002

Dorota Kos - natural-mystic necklace - Elektronos 2007- Amber PrizeDorota Kos  natural-mystic necklace – Elektronos 2007- Amber Prize

Dorota Kos - Prezentacje 2004Dorota Kos – Prezentacje 2004

Kacper Schiffers - amber necklaceKacper Schiffers

Emilia Górna - Norbert Wawrzyniak - amber pendantEmilia GórnaNorbert Wawrzyniak

Emilia Górna - Norbert Wawrzyniak - amber ring    http://www.galeria.legnica.pl/Emilia GórnaNorbert Wawrzyniak – amber ring

Piotr WajchtPiotr Wajcht

Janis Jakobson - fabulous amber rings ....Janis Jakobson

 

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