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23/10/2015

Prix européen des Arts Appliqués /European Prize for Applied Arts – Wcc-bf, Anciens Abattoirs, Mons (BE) – 24 Oct.2015-10 Janv.2016

Prix européen des Arts Appliqués

European Prize for Applied Arts

Friday 23 October 2015: opening ceremony and Prize awarding Master Prize and Young Talent Prize and Mons 2015 Prize At the Grand Hall of the « Anciens Abattoirs » of Mons Exhibition from 24 October 2015 until 10 January 2016

 Prix européen des Arts Appliqués European Prize for Applied Arts Du 24 octobre 2015 au 10 Janvier 2016
L’objet d’art actuel, en tant que trace du temps, reflète l’évolution de notre société avec talent et ingéniosité. Aujourd’hui, plus que jamais, le secteur des art appliqués tient une place de choix sur la scène artistique contemporaine, ce que ne contredira pas la troisième triennale du Prix européen des Arts appliqués qui propose les créations de pas moins de 78 créateurs venant de 18 pays d’Europe. Tous, sans exception, apportent une matière, une forme, une couleur, une âme à leur œuvre. Qu’il s’agisse d’arts appliqués à vocation utilitaire ou d’expression libre, les créations ici exposées détruisent les barrières entre les catégories et démontrent tout le talent, la créativité, l’innovation et l’ingéniosité nécessaire à leur élaboration. C’est dans le cadre de «Mons, Capitale européenne de la Cultureen 2015» que cette troisième édition du Prix européen des Arts appliqués vient apporter sa touche contemporaine aux différents domaines de création,qu’ils soient céramique, verre, bijou, mobilier, textile, objets de décorationou encore stylisme…
 
Trois prix sont décernés par un jury d’experts :  le Prix des Maîtres d’art (prix de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles),le Prix Jeune Talent (prix du WCC-Europe) et le Prix Mons 2015.
 Annamaria Zanella - Purple Tubes, 2014 6 x 6 x 2 cm Photo : Daniela MartinAnnamaria Zanella. – Purple Tubes, 2014 6 x 6 x 2 cm Photo : Daniela Martin
 
participants :  Cécile AHN — Barbara AMSTUTZ  — Nevin ARIG  — Hayley BECKLEY — Marian BIJLENGA — Iris BODEMER –  Nicolas BOVESSE  –  Abigail BROWN  — Sébastien CARRE  — Hermien CASSIERS  — Mathilde CAYLOU  — Marion COURTILLE  — Betty CUYKX — Annette DAM — Tania DE BRUYCKER  — Silke DECKER Elisa DEVAL  — Patricia DOMINGUESSamTho DUONG  — Anja EICHLER  — Sanna ESKOLA  — Maria ESPERSEN  — Flora FIXY  — Nicolas GALAND  — Maryan GELUK  — Christine GRAF  — Margret GUDNADOTTIR  & Olof BJARNADOTTIR  –  Gesine HACKENBERG  –  Michal HANULA  — Malene HARTMANN RASMUSSEN  — Peter HOOGEBOOM  — Camille JACOBS  — Hannah JORIS  — Kaori JUZU  — Ulla & Martin KAUFMANN  — Ulrike KLEINE-BEHNKE  — Saerom KONG  — Tine KRUMHORN  — Therese LEBRUN  — Typhaine LEMONNIER  — Juliette LEPERLIER — Christoph LEUNER  — Ria LINS  — Ruediger LORENZEN  — Yves MALFLIET  — Sofja MARKAROVA  — James MASKREY  — Hugo MEERT  — Hilde METZ  — Frank MEURER  — Rosa NOGUES  — Monika PATUSZYNSKA – Kirsten PLANK  — Tiina RAJAKALLIO  — Marie-Noelle RISACK  — Zoe ROBERTSON  — Bruno ROMANELLI  — Verena SCHATZ  — Isabell SCHAUPP — Helena SCHEPENS  — Karin SEUFERT  — Antonino SPOTO  — Edgars SPRIDZANS  — Frank STEYAERT  — Esther SUÁREZ RUIZ  — Kyoko SUGIURA — Dominique THOMAS-VANSTEENBERGHE  — Alexandra TOLLET  — Yayoi TSUJI Jessica TURRELL  — Flora VAGI  — Reinhilde VAN GRIEKEN  — Karen VANMOLNelly VAN OOST  — Esther VAN SCHUYLENBERGH  — Luzia VOGTMonique VOZ Annamaria ZANELLA
Nelly Van Oost - With feelings, 2014 47 x 43 x 35 cm Photo : Ophélie Friberg Nelly Van Oost – With feelings, 2014 47 x 43 x 35 cm Photo : Ophélie Friberg
Flora Vagi. - Pillowaves I, 2014 9 x 9 x 3 cm Photo : Flora Vagi Flora Vagi. – Pillowaves I, 2014 9 x 9 x 3 cm Photo : Flora Vagi
Jessica Turrell. - Field Unit, 2014 20 x 20 x 1 cm Photo : Mark Ashbee  Jessica Turrell. – Field Unit, 2014 20 x 20 x 1 cm Photo : Mark Ashbee
Patricia Domingues (M.A. 2013) • Brooch "Set Free & Matter" • Necuron, Steel • 2014 • ©photo by Manuel Ocaña Patricia Domingues (M.A. 2013) • Brooch « Set Free & Matter » • Necuron, Steel • 2014 • ©photo by Manuel Ocaña
Luzia Vogt - Candy I, 2014 6 x 6 x 4 cm Photo : Luzia VogtLuzia Vogt - Candy I, 2014 6 x 6 x 4 cm Photo : Luzia Vogt
Voz Monique. - Nomadic eating, 2015 2 x 2 x 8 cm Photo : Monique Voz Monique Voz   – Nomadic eating, 2015 2 x 2 x 8 cm Photo : Monique Voz
Dominique Thomas Vansteenberghe. - Don’t touch me, 2015 19 x 17 cm Photo: D.Thomas  Dominique Thomas Vansteenberghe. – Don’t touch me, 2015 19 x 17 cm Photo: D.Thomas
Isabell Schaupp - Sliced tower building, 2014 7,1 x 7,1 x 2,8 cm Photo : Isabell Schaupp Isabell Schaupp – Sliced tower building, 2014 7,1 x 7,1 x 2,8 cm Photo : Isabell Schaupp
Karen Vanmol  Karen Vanmol
Rosa Nogués Freixas - Por la boca muere el pez, 2015 30,5 x 10 x 6 cm Photo : Rosa Nogués FreixasRosa Nogués Freixas – Por la boca muere el pez, 2015 30,5 x 10 x 6 cm Photo : Rosa Nogués  
 Zoe Robertson - Subscribe series, 2014 80 x 35 x 15 cm Photo : Zoe Robertson Zoe Robertson - Subscribe series, 2014 80 x 35 x 15 cm Photo : Zoe Robertson
Ria Lins - Beware, 2014 65 x 5 x 3 cm Photo: Dries Van den BrandeRia Lins - Beware, 2014 65 x 5 x 3 cm Photo: Dries Van den Brande
Hermien Cassiers  - (BE) hermiencassiers.com - gold -  Earrings, 2013 5,5 x 5,5 x 2,5 cm Photo: © Nice Job: Hermien Cassiers   -  Earrings, 2013 gold Photo: © Nice Job
Sébastien Carré - Bracelet Inflammation # 6, 2013 11 x 11 x 4 cm Photo: Milo Lee - Wcc-bf:   Sebastien Carré  Bracelet Inflammation # 6, 2013 11 x 11 x 4 cm Photo: Milo Lee
  Saerom Kong.  - Pink Daisy, 2015 9,4 x 6,4 x 3 cm Photo: Saerom Kong:  Saerom Kong.  – Pink Daisy, 2015 9,4 x 6,4 x 3 cm Photo: Saerom Kong
 
 
Les Anciens Abattoirs/ Galerie du WCC-BF 17/02, rue de la Trouille 7000 Mons (Belgique) www.wcc-bf.org Exposition du 24 octobre 2015 au 10 janvier 2016 Exhibition from 24th october to 10th january 2016 Tous les jours (sauf le lundi, et les 24, 25, 31.12.2015 et 01.01.2016) de 10h00 à 18h00 Open everyday (except Monday, 24, 25, 31.12.2015 and 01.01.2016)  from 10:00 to 18:00

15/08/2015

EXPO – COMINELLI Award 2015 – Fondazione Cominelli (IT) – 29 Aout- 4 Oct. 2015

COMINELLI FOUNDATION AWARD 2015 – VI EDITION
Fondazione Cominelli (IT)
Cominelli award 2015

Exhibition opening reception and awards: 29th August 2015
Exhibition dates: 29th August – 4th October 2015

Premio Cominelli 2015

 The competition is open to artists from all over the world.

For MORE INFORMATION AND DETAILS, please visit the AGC website

Organisers for Cominelli Foundation : Rosanna Padrini Dolcini
Organisers for AGC – Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo : Maria Rosa FranzinRossella Tornquist

EXPO - COMINELLI Award 2015 - Fondazione Cominelli (IT) - 29 Aout- 4 Oct. 2015 dans AGC Italia 11707898_999991716691058_1367381570700157864_o

 Autori selezionati per il premio 2015 :
Alejandra SolarAngelo VergaAkis GoumasAnja EichlerAgnieszka KiersztanBabette von DohnanyiClaude Schmitz Claudia Steiner Corrado de Meo — Eiko Nakahara — Elisabeth Habig – EvaTesarikEzra Satok VolmannElisa GulminelliFabiana GadanoGabi Veit — Hee Jin Lee — Isabell Schaupp Jessica TurrellJudy McCaigLital Mendel Makoto HiedaMarianne SchliwinskiMarion Delarue Monica Cecchi Nahoko Fujimoto Nicole BeckNicola Heidemann — Nobuko Nishiwaki — Peter HoogeboomSébastien CarréSilke TrekelSergio Spivach & Stefano Spivach — Simone Winkler — Steffi Goetze Sumiko Hattori Ria LinsRhona McCallum — Yo Jae Lee — Yu Hiraishi

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Cominelli award 2015

Nell’ambito della mostra, la mattina del 30 agosto, nella sala conferenze della Fondazione, sara’ tenuto un seminario composto da due conferenze: la prima relatrice sarà la prof.ssa Maria Rosa Franzin, docente di progettazione orafa presso l’Istituto Pietro Selvatico di Padova, che parlerà del gioiello nella contemporaneità. Il secondo relatore sarà il Prof. Michael Pell docente di lavorazione dei metalli e oreficeria della Scuola Glasgow School of Art – la scuola di Charles Rennie Mackintosh – che presenterà il progetto didattico ed i lavori degli allievi.

ALJA NEUNER - catalogo Cominelli 2014Alja Neuner (catalogo Cominelli 2014)

 Alejandra Solar (M.F.A., 2014 Idar-OberSTEIN ) selected for „Cominelli Foundation Awards 2015“ • Fondazione Cominelli, Via F. Santabona, Cisano di S.Felice / /Benaco, Italy  Alejandra Solar (M.F.A., 2014) • Brooch from the series "Luvina" • Onyx, graphite, resin, silver • 2014 • © photo by artistAlejandra Solar (M.F.A., 2014 Idar-OberSTEIN ) selected for „Cominelli Fo
undation Awards 2015“ •  Brooch from the series « Luvina » • Onyx, graphite, resin, silver • 2014 • © photo by artist

 

 

Fondazione Cominelli
Palazzo Cominelli
via Padre F. Santabona, 9
25010 Cisano di San Felice del Benaco (BS)
Info:
tel +39 338.60.60.153
info@fondazionecominelli.it
www.fondazionecominelli.it
website: www.agc-it.org
mail: premiocominelli@agc-it.org
Orari:
sabato: dalle 17.00 alle 20.00
domenica: dalle 10.00 alle 12.00 e dalle 17.00 alle 20.00
Ingresso libero

 

 

26/05/2015

COMINELLI FOUNDATION AWARD 2015 – VI EDITION

COMINELLI FOUNDATION AWARD 2015 – VI EDITION

Cominelli awards -  2015

ARTISTS SELECTED for COMINELLI AWARDS 2015 :

Alejandra Solar — Akis Goumas — Anja Eichler — Agnieszka Kiersztan — Babette von Dohnanyi — Claude Schmitz — Claudia Steiner — Corrado de Meo — Eiko NakaharaElisabeth Habig — Eva Tesarik — Fabiana Gadano — Gabi Veit — Hee Jin Lee — Isabell Schaupp — Jessica Turrell — Lital Mendel — Makoto HiedaMarianne Schliwinski — Marion Delarue — Monica Cecchi — Nahoko Fujimoto — Nicole Beck — Nicola Heidemann — Nobuko Nishiwaki — Peter Hoogeboom — Sébastien Carré –  Silke Trekel — Sergio & Stefano Spivach — Simone Winkler — Steffi Goetze — Sumiko Hattori — Ria Lins — Rhona McCullum — Yo Jae Lee — Yu Hiraishi

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Exhibition opening reception and awards: 29th August 2015

Exhibition dates: 29th August – 4th October 2015

Organisers for Cominelli Foundation : Rosanna Padrini Dolcini
Organisers for AGC – Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo : Maria Rosa FranzinRossella Tornquist

 

 

 

Fondazione Cominelli
Palazzo Cominelli
- Cisano di San Felice del Benaco
Italy
website: www.agc-it.org
mail: premiocominelli@agc-it.org

 

 

01/05/2015

EXPO ‘Alchimia: an Anthology’ – SAC Exhibition Gallery, Boston (USA) – 1er Mai-11 Juill. 2015

Alchimia: an Anthology

Reception: Thursday, May 21, 2015 6-8pm

An exhibition that features the work of Alchemists, teachers and students, former and current, to render visible how skill and creativity pass from one generation to the next, from master to apprentice, giving shape to concept and material

Alchimia contemporary Jewellery school in Firenze Lucia (Lucia Massei, « Hotel Centenario » bracelet, iron, silver, gold, pigments and mixed media, 2014)

Alchimia: an Anthology features work of current and former faculty of the world-renowned jewelry program at the Alchimia School in Florence, Italy, complemented by a juried selection of pieces by alumni and final semester students. The exhibition highlights technical skill and creativity, and shows a breadth materials and processes realized to form masterful pieces. The exhibition gives visitors an opportunity to support student work and see the way faculty inspires new generations of makers.

The exhibition coincides with the annual Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) conference, which will be held in Boston during May 20-23, 2015.

#AlchimiaAnAnthology A #contemporaryjewellery exhibition (Anja Eichler  “Collier”)

Works by the following faculty will be shown: Orsetta Andreotti — Giampaolo BabettoPeter Bauhuis — Paolo Bernardoni — Manfred BischoffDaniela BoieriDoris Maninger – Giovanni Martinelli — Lucia Massei Ruudt Peters (Keynote Speaker at SNAG Conference) – Marzia Rossi Manuel Vilhena.

The works of the students have been selected by the Society of Arts and Crafts a non profit organization that has been advocating for artists and craftsmen since 1897. Among them Anja Eichler — Sungho Cho — Anna Drexel — Catalina Gibert — Gabi Veit — Isabel Dammermann — Michelle Kraemer — Monica Cecchi – Enrica Prazzoli — Maru López — Andrea Coderch  Doris ManingerDoris Maninger

Marzia Rossi Necklace: Untitled 2006 Acrylic glass, gold, lapislazuli, shibuishi Marzia Rossi Necklace: Untitled 2006 Acrylic glass, gold, lapislazuli, shibuishi

Lucia Massei braceletLucia Massei - « Hotel Centenario » bracelet, iron, silver, gold, pigments and mixed media, 2014- photo : Federico Cavicchioli

Anja Eichler  “Collier,” 2015 - Hardened quail eggs, brass with 18kt gold leaf, 18kt tubes and spheres, gold plated steel wire 65 cm in lengthAnja Eichler  “Collier” 2015 – Hardened quail eggs, brass with 18kt gold leaf, 18kt tubes and spheres, gold plated steel wire 65 cm in length

Sungho Cho “Faces,” 2013 - 24 kt gold Keum Boo, silver, garnet, plastic, found objects 9 x 6 x 4 cmSungho Cho “Faces,” 2013 – 24 kt gold Keum Boo, silver, garnet, plastic, found objects 9x6x4 cm

Isabel Dammermann "Roog,” 2013 - Jade and silver 12 x 9 x .5 cmIsabel Dammermann « Roog,” 2013 – Jade and silver 12 x 9 x .5 cm

Cata Gibert - ‎llimona‬ brooch‬  Catalina Gibert - ‎llimona‬ brooch‬ 

Gabi Veit “Rosengarten,” 2013 - Oxidized silver, garnet 4 x 3 x 2 cmGabi Veit “Rosengarten,” 2013 – Oxidized silver, garnet 4 x 3 x 2 cm

Anna Drexel  “Untitled,” 2013 - Cement and silver 21 x 21 x 2 cmAnna Drexel  “Untitled,” 2013 – Cement and silver 21 x 21 x 2 cm

Michelle Kraemer -  necklace "starry night" Michelle Kraemer -  necklace « starry night »

Michelle Kraemer - necklace "starry night" (BACK)Michelle Kraemer - necklace « starry night » (BACK)

Enrica Prazzoli "sign language" brooch  Enrica Prazzoli « sign language » brooch 

Andrea Coderch and María Eugenia López  Andrea Coderch and María Eugenia López (Maru lopez)

Daria Borovkova- ALCHIMIADaria Borovkova

 

 

SAC Exhibition Gallery
on the second floor, above the SAC Retail Gallery:
175 Newbury Street,

Boston, MA 02116 – USA

16/04/2015

EXPO ‘Empreintes’ – Alliages, Lille (FR) – 1er Avril-30 Juill. 2015

Empreinte : trace laissé par une personne. 40 artistes issus du monde du bijou contemporain, de la céramique et du verre laissent leur empreinte à ALLIAGES. Ils nous dévoilent leurs rêves et nous laissent voir leur monde imaginaire.

Impression : trace left by a person. 40 artists from the world of contemporary jewelery, ceramics and glass to leave their mark at ALLIAGES. They reveal to us their dreams and show us their imaginary world.
Impressions, the permanent exhibition at Alliages, renewed continously.

Opening next Friday April 24th, 18:30 / Vernissage vendredi 24 avril à 18h30

Alliages - EMPREINTES avril 2015(collier Jee Hye Kwon)

The Permanent 2015, showing works of Aiko FujitaAlice ClarkeAna-Belén MonteroAna Garcia MoyaAngela BermudezAngela Ciobanu Anja Eichler  Anke Huyben  Barbara Uderzo Beate Pfefferkorn Inou Beru –  Burcu Sulek Cata Gibert Chun-Tai Chen Clara DelPapa Claudia SteinerDemitra Ryan-ThomloudisDora HaralambakiElin FlognmanFabienne ChristynFederica Sala Francine SchloethGeorge GiannoutsosGigi MarianiHelena Johansson LindellInbar ShahakIsabelle Busnel  –  Ismini PachiIzabella PetrutJee Hye KwonJessica AndersenJose MarinJuan Riusech  Kaori KuriharaKaren VanmolKonstantinos Konstantopoulos Leslie Shershow  Lluís Comín Lucilla Giovanninetti Mar Sanchez Margarita Alonso Maria Rosa Franzin  Maria Solórzano  Maria Tsimpiskaki Minna Karhu   Niki Stylianou Nicole Schuster  Nicole Taubinger  Patricia Gallucci Paula Isola  Peter Hoogeboom Sabine Pagliarulo  Sangji Yun Sébastien Carré Şenay Akın Silvia Beccaria Sophie Giet  Steffi Götze  Teresa F Faris –  Tracy NicholsValérie Ceulemans Valentina Gallo & Camilla Gallo –  Vasia Pachi  Wu Ching-Chih Ye-jee Lee –  Yu Ping Lin –  Zeta Tsermou

 Permanent 2015 - Highlighting Demitra Ryan-Thomloudis, Sangji Yun & Chun-Tai ChenPermanent 2015 – April Highlighting  Demitra Ryan-Thomloudis, Sangji Yun & Chun-Tai Chen

Permanent 2015 - March Highlighting Lluís Comín, Gigi Mariani, Angela Ciobanu & Maria-Rosa FranzinPermanent 2015 – March Highlighting : Lluís Comín, Gigi Mariani, Angela Ciobanu & Maria-Rosa Franzin
Permanent 2015 - Highlighting Maria Tsimpiskaki, Angela Bermudez, Zeta Tsermou & Minna KarhuPermanent 2015 – Highlighting Maria Tsimpiskaki, Angela Bermudez, Zeta Tsermou & Minna Karhu
 Aiko Fujita Necklace: Dans une suite, 2014 Wool, gold wire 40 x 45 x 15 cm.Aiko Fujita Necklace: Dans une suite, 2014 Wool, gold wire 40 x 45 x 15 cm.
 Sébastien Carré Ring: Inflammation, 2015 Jasper, Cornelian, beads, silk, cotton, elastic thread 8 x 3 x 3 cm.Sébastien Carré Ring: Inflammation, 2015 Jasper, Cornelian, beads, silk, cotton, elastic thread 8x3x3cm.
  Angela Ciobanu Ring: Forget-Me-Not, 2014 Silver, 24k gold foil, recycled silk paper, saw blades 6 x 6 x 7 cm Photo by: Angela Ciobanu From series: Forget-Me-NotAngela Ciobanu Ring: Forget-Me-Not, 2014 Silver, 24k gold foil, recycled silk paper, saw blades 6 x 6 x 7 cm Photo by: Angela Ciobanu From series: Forget-Me-Not
  Teresa Faris Necklace: Collaboration with a Bird lV, #4, 2015 925 silver, wood altered by a bird, 18K gold 10.2 x 11.5 x 1.3 cm, 51.2 cm chain   .Teresa Faris Necklace: Collaboration with a Bird lV, #4, 2015 925 silver, wood altered by a bird, 18K gold 10.2 x 11.5 x 1.3 cm, 51.2 cm chain
Black - by Juan RiusechJuan Riusech

 

ALLIAGES
111, Bd. Victor Hugo
F-59000 LILLE
Horaires : Lundi-Vendredi : 10h – 17h / Samedi : 10h-16h

15/10/2014

EXPO ‘Distant Relations: Jewelry between East and West’ – Two Cities Gallery, Shanghai (China) – 7-29 Oct. 2014

Distant Relations: Jewelry between East and West -
Two Cities Gallery (Shanghai)
Management: Shannon Guo and Anja Eichler

The exhibition establishes the connections between the East and West. Despite the distance, the show reveals how sometimes we’re close to the distant ones and how jewellery makes this bridge between continents. Distant Relations: Jewelry between East and West

 This Jewelry Exhibition consists of 15 International and Chinese artists. The five young Chinese artists have studied abroad and adapted the Western philosophy of contemporary jewelry concept, and they are trying to create their works with their own cultural Chinese heritage. On the other hand, some of our Western artists on exhibit had lived in China or other cultures and were influenced by the globalization of our modern world.

Artists:  Brigitte Adolph — Alice Bo-Wen ChangEsther BrinkmannBifei Cao – Xiang Dai — Laura DeakinAnja EichlerMing Gu – Jutta Haase — Peter HogeboomJulia Maria Künnap Jorge ManillaKarin Roy Anderson – Lei Shen — Shiqian Zhao (Tina Chao ?)

Karin Roy Andersson - Catching Big Fish, 2013 - Recycled plastics, textileKarin Roy Andersson – Catching Big Fish, 2013 Recycled plastics, textile

Karin Roy Andersson - Catching Big Fish, 2013 - Recycled plastics, textileKarin Roy Andersson

 Ming GUMing Gu

Esther Brinkmann - broochesEsther Brinkmann – brooches

Alice Bo-Wen ChangAlice Bo-Wen Chang

   Peter Hoogeboom, Necklace, "red lantern" 2014Peter Hoogeboom, Necklace, « red lantern » 2014

Laura Deakin - Pearl SeriesLaura Deakin – Pearl Series

Tina ChaoTina Chao

Tina ChaoTina Chao

 

Two Cities Gallery  
20 Shaoxing Road   (is a 5 minute walk north of Metro Line 9, Dapuqiao station)
200020 -  Shanghai

website: www.twocitiesgallery.com
mail: info@twocitiesgallery.com

 

30/12/2013

COUP de COEUR : « Concrete Fragility » by Anja Eichler

Classé dans : Allemagne (DE),Anja EICHLER (DE),COUP DE COEUR — bijoucontemporain @ 2:51

Anja Eichler :  Concrete Fragility 

« a play with perceptions
 Concrete is a symbol of progress, strength and durability. The egg is a symbol of fragility, but as well of inception and growth. The result is concrete fragility.
 What does concrete fragility mean? Is it actual, tangible fragility, something on the verge of being crushed? Or is it concrete paired with a light and fragile object, making it heavy and strong?
 The new object eludes being juged by eysight, it needs to be touched and worn in order tofind out more.« 
Anja Eichler - Safe and Sound  quail eggs, light concrete, concrete, resin, iron wire, silverAnja Eichler – Safe and Sound  quail eggs, light concrete, concrete, resin, iron wire, silver
« In our life, we are surrounded by things that we use on a daily basis. These are common objects, disposable items or food. These things are so known to us that they do not bear any surprises.
​My work is about these common goods. It fascinates me that there is a lot to discover in this seemingly all too known field. All that is needed is leisure and something that I call a ‘loving eye’.  Prepared like this, one spots interesting surfaces, colors, shapes and much more. The ‘loving eye’ for these small things sparks off enthusiasm. And the enthusiasm is the incubator for seeing new potentials in the seemingly well known.
​​Especially intriguing for me is to set these goods, to which we have an already plugged in relationship, into a new association with us and our body. »
Anja Eichler - Concrete Fragility series - Concrete Fragility "Wired "- Detail  quail eggs, concrete, resin, steel wiredetail -Anja Eichler – Concrete Fragility series – Concrete Fragility « Wired « - Detail  quail eggs, concrete, resin, steel wiredetail
Concrete Fragility series -Anja Eichler - "Concrete is a symbol of progress, strength and durability. The egg is a symbol of fragility, but as well of inception and growth. The result is concrete fragility."Anja Eichler - Concrete Fragility series – necklace ‘Wired’ – quail eggs, concrete, resin, steel wire
Concrete Fragility series - "petrified" - quail eggs, light concrete, bandage - Anja Eichler
Anja Eichler – Concrete Fragility series – « petrified » – quail eggs, light concrete, bandage
Anja Eichler - Concrete Fragility - Bandaged -   Quail eggs, concrete, bandage, steel wireAnja Eichler - Concrete Fragility – Bandaged -   Quail eggs, concrete, bandage, steel wire

29/12/2013

EXPO ‘Materiality’ – J-Tour Gallery, Shanghaï (CN) – 5-20 Janv. 2014

« Materiality – Relationship between material and contemporary jewellery” , an exhibition curated by Anna Cheng, was hosted at Ame Gallery (Hong Kong) last month. It is our great honor to showcase works from 16 artists from all over the world, showing a wide spectrum of contemporary jewellery works.  The objective of this show is to highlight the use of unconventional materials used in contemporary jewellery today.

« Materiality”, the dual city exhibitions that feature 16 artists from around the world to interpret materiality in contemporary jewellery.
Material can be referred to as the physical or conceptual properties of the artwork. The Material the artist uses can be seen as a tool or a medium to convey his/her concepts and ideas. The Material itself can also be the inspiration, which becomes the focal point of the art piece.
The unconventional use of materials is one of key themes in contemporary jewellery today. Artists may use any materials that inspire them in their jewellery composition to tell a story and make a statement.
In this exhibition, we focus on the Material chosen by the artists and how it is used as the theme in their contemporary jewellery works.

If you have missed the show in Hong Kong, you can catch it in Shanghai : It will be at J-tour space  from 5 – 20 January.

 

Materiality – Relationship between material and contemporary jewellery” ,
Participating artists:   Adelina Carmichael (Australia) –  Alix Manon (Belgium) — Anja Eichler (Germany – China) –  Corrado De Meo (Italy) — Hana Hong (USA) — Jessica Armstrong (USA) –  Joo Hyung Park (UK) — Kee Ho Yuen (USA – Hong Kong) — Lawrence Woodford (Canada) –  Lital Mendel (Isreal) — Masumi Kataoka (USA) — Mina Kang (Korea) — Minwon Kim (Korea) — Noa Liran (Isreal) — Noy Alon (Israel) — Viktoria Münzker (Austria)
New Nomads: Noa Liran.
Noa Liran  – « Know where you came from and where you are going » Necklace , eggshell, silver
Noa Liran - Necklace , eggshell, silver - detailNoa Liran – Necklace , eggshell, silver – detail
Viktoria Munzker "Yellow Richelieu" brooch - fish scales, aluminium, lacquer - 2013Viktoria Munzker « Yellow Richelieu » brooch – fish scales, aluminium, lacquer – 2013
Masumi Kataoka, contemporary Jewelry | Work 2011-2013 -  Balloon, Animal Intestine, Sterling Silver, Nickel, 2011
Masumi Kataoka – brooch -  Balloon, Animal Intestine, Sterling Silver, Nickel, 2011
Mina Kang - brooch 2013 - ramie fabric, thread , stainless steel  ("Materiality ......" exhibition)
Mina Kang – brooch 2013 – ramie fabric, thread , stainless steel
Corrado de Meo - bracelet "a lot of stories" - polystyrène, silver, oxide, electroformed // Materiality – a contemporary jewellery exhibition in Hong Kong and Shanghai
Corrado de Meo – bracelet « a lot of stories » – polystyrène, silver, oxide, electroformed
Joo Hyung Park - melted series detail of a brooch - From "Beauty in imperfection" collection. Brooch, ring Brass, sterling silver 2013, 2010Joo Hyung Park – melted series detail of a brooch – From « Beauty in imperfection » collection. Brooch, ring Brass, sterling silver 2013, 2010
Anja Eichler - EiEiEi series - 'Void in red' collier 2013 - hardened quail eggs, silver, mirrors, steel cable 2,3 x 1,8 x 2,3cm (per element) 50cm (entire length)

Anja Eichler – EiEiEi series – ‘Void in red’ collier 2013 – hardened quail eggs, silver, mirrors, steel cable 2,3 x 1,8 x 2,3cm (per element) 50cm (entire length)

Lital Mendel -  "once more" necklace - paper
Lital Mendel -  « once more » necklace – paper
Hana Hong Blue Bloom I , Brooch Paper towel, sterling silver, Linen, cotton thread, steel
Hana Hong Blue Bloom I , Brooch Paper towel, sterling silver, Linen, cotton thread, steel 
Alix Manon - One earrings - wood, paper, bistre, thread, glue, steel wire - "One" consists of two pieces that are similar but different in weight, choise of material and texture. The earrings are like sisters, they belong together but express their own personality. // Materiality – a contemporary jewellery exhibition in Hong Kong and Shanghai
Alix Manon – « One » earrings – wood, paper, bistre, thread, glue, steel wire
Kee Ho Yuen - 'planning an idea' ring 2012 - anodised aluminium, bird eye maple wood, brass, rock, acrylic paint, clear acrylic ... (EXPO Materiality)Kee Ho Yuen – ‘planning an idea’ ring 2012 – anodised aluminium, bird eye maple wood, brass, rock, acrylic paint, clear acrylic …
Email:info@jtour.org / jewellerytour@163.com
Shanghai city Changning District
Songhong road 685
Tel: 021-52830705

09/08/2013

EXPO ‘Natural Histrionics’ – Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Bradford (UK)- 11 Juill.-29 Sept. 2013

Natural HistrionicsKath Libbert Jewellery Gallery

Natural Histrionics

 

Artists:   Nel LinssenHyorim Lee —  Anja EichlerStephanie Hensle —  Konrad Laimer —  Jie SunDorit SchubertSusanne Elstner

An International Art Jewellery Exhibition Inspired by Nature.
Chinese artist Jie Sun presents his ‘Big Fish’ golden Koi Carp brooches which when worn appear to swim straight out of the body. South Korean Hyorim Lee fashions finely feathered necklaces from colourful layers of softly luxurious leather. From her collection ‘On Death and Beauty’ comes a Fantastical Mr Fox fur stole by German artist Stephanie Hensle, painstakingly constructed from thousands of etched brass segments – a tactile, glamorous sensory experience, Stephanie also crafts shimmering Butterfly brooches from paper-thin metals etched and tinted pastel colours, as delicate and light as gossamer wings.
Quail eggs are the medium of choice for Anja Eichler’s sensitive collection which uses the symbolism of a fragile egg to reflect on our human condition – falling, failing, repairing and rising up again, stronger for the experiences we have encountered and survived. ‘Out of the Ashes’ by Susanne Elstner is a collection of jewellery from charcoal and fine gold which also has a point to make. Of it she says “Miracles even occur on barren land. Therefore, at times something new and beautiful can grow out of a piece of burned wood.”
Konrad Laimer is inspired by the plants and animals of his Alpine environment, where he fashions elegant bangles, rings and brooches from the horns of Alpine goats and Chamois. Plant life inspires Dorit Schubert, who uses traditional German lace making techniques, reviving this dying craft, to create her delightful collection of floral jewellery – delicate transparent and light – though actually surprisingly robust! Finally Nel Linssen, award winning doyenne of art jewellery, presents her collection of snake like necklaces and bangles – superbly intricate folded paper constructions inspired by rhythms and structures in the botanical world.
And to rival the drama of nature visitors will be invited to choose their favourite piece from the exhibition and declaim their enthusiasm for it by taking part in our ‘Natural Histrionics’ video compilation, which will be screened during the show! If a little help is needed to get over stage fright – all who participate in the video project will also be entered into a draw to win a £100 KLJG voucher.

Susanne Elstner, Earrings, Susanne Elstner -  Earrings: Out of the Ashes – Charcoal, red pigment

Hyorim Lee, Necklace, Hyorim Lee, Necklace « Grow 04″ – Leather, beads, wax coated string

Stephanie Hensle, Necklace, Stephanie Hensle, Necklace « Fox Fur » Etched brass

Dorit Schubert, Earrings, Dorit Schubert, Earrings « Jelly Fish » Nylon, steel, silver

Anja Eichler, Brooch, 2013Anja Eichler, brooch « The Back of the Summit » 2013 – Hardened quail eggs, silver, steel

 

Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery
Salts Mill
BD18 3LA – Bradford
United Kingdom
Telephone: 01274 599790
website: www.kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk
mail: info@kathlibbertjewellery.co.uk

30/08/2012

EXPO ‘Anja Eichler: Urbanauts’ – Vander A Gallery, Bruxelles (BE) – 6 Sept.-6 Oct. 2012

Classé dans : Anja EICHLER (DE),Belgique (BE),Exposition/Exhibition,GALERIES — bijoucontemporain @ 0:08

Anja Eichler: Urbanauts

EXPO 'Anja Eichler: Urbanauts' - Vander A Gallery, Bruxelles (BE) - 6 Sept.-6 Oct. 2012 dans Anja EICHLER (DE) contemporary-art-jewellery-04 Anja Eichler: Urbanauts Brussels Belgium

As an « urbanaut », Anja cruises Shanghai as a sailor among foreigners who do not speak her language. In this labyrinth of human relations where nature is missing, her artworks tell us her journeys and are the witnesses of her audio and visual impressions.
Close to the living ones, Anja’s wearable jewels submit us to mysterious organic realities from deep oceans, lunar landscapes or embryonic elements that cling to the body, moving and breathing together.
We will recognize her signature work gloves material but in more colourful compositions showing the hollows of the waves and furrows as many urban channels, navigating and discovering such a different land.
We will easily embark in this universe thanks to Lise Vachon (Canadian choreographer and dancer established in Belgium), Laura Colmenares Guerra (Columbian/Spanish visual artist) and Todor Todoroff (Belgian Engineer – compositor of electroacoustic music). Their works based on body perception will intensify the living materiality of the synthetic jewels.
The vander A Gallery is pleased to present Anja Eichler’s biomorphic art works together with an interesting artistic performance where dance, video and music come together.

Anja Eichler  Brooch: On the Edge 2012  Working glove, silver, steelAnja Eichler  Brooch: On the Edge 2012  Working glove, silver, steel

Anja Eichler  Brooch: City Dweller 2012  Working glove, wool, silver, steelAnja Eichler  Brooch: City Dweller 2012  Working glove, wool, silver, steel

Anja Eichler  Brooch: Taken 2011  Working glove, silverAnja Eichler  necklace: Taken 2011  Working glove, silver

 

 

Vander A Gallery
110-112 Avenue des Saisons
1050 – Brussels
Belgium
Telephone: +32 (0) 495264281
website: www.vanderagallery.be
mail: info@vanderagallery.be

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