EXPO during JOYA Barcelona OFF 2015 : ‘BÓRAX 08001: Celebrando 5 años’ – Escola Massana , Barcelona (ES) – 8-13 Oct. 2015
exhibition being part of « OFF JOYA » 2015
Escola Massana - Barcelona
Opening: 8 October at 18h
The contemporary art jewellery collective Bórax08001 is pleased to invite you to the inauguration of the exhibition Bórax08001, 5 Years, on Thursday, October 8, at 6 pm, in the Blava Room of the Escola Massana (Carrer Hospital 56, 08001, Barcelona, Spain). The exhibition, framed within OFFJOYA, commemorates the collective’s first five years of life with a selection of its members’ most representative projects. The show will remain open until October 10th.
Artist list Aline Berdichevsky — Trinidad Contreras — Patrícia Correia Domingues — Carolina Gimeno — Dalia Jurado — Cristina Marti Mató — Carolina Martinez Linares — Andrea Nabholz — Gastón Rois — Nelly Van Oost
Con la exposición Bórax08001- 5 years regresaremos a nuestra alma mater para mostrar los momentos más significativos de esta aventura en colectivo. Te esperamos en la inauguración, que será el jueves 8 de octubre a las 18h en la Sala Blava de la Escola Massana. La exposición podrá visitarse hasta el 13 de octubre de 2015
También puedes participar de la mesa redonda que haremos el sábado 10 de octubre a las 14h en la sala de conferencias del JOYA 2015 en Arts Santa Mònica, C/ La Rambla 7. Invitamos a varios joyeros a vivir nuestra acción ¿Qué tienes entre las manos? Allí podrás ver el resultado audiovisual; habrá un espacio abierto donde los participantes podrán compartir sus vivencias, dando pie al debate..
Conference BORAX 08001 « What do you have in your hands? »
The Bórax08001 collective has invited JOYA 2015′s participating artists to collaborate with them and carry out the What do you have in your hands? project in their own cities, with their own jewels and with their own unknown public. The goal of this project is to reach a part of society that is unaware of Contemporary Art Jewellery. By going out on the streets, direct contact between the creators and the passers-by can be established and feedback gathered. During Bórax08001′s conference, the collection of reactions and dialogues obtained from these interventions will be shared and reflected upon by the members of the collective, the participants and the audience.
Bórax08001 is a basic component in jewellery because it prevents oxide from forming and, at the same time, works as a flux favoring the flow of metal when it is being soldered and fused. The Bórax08001 collective acts as an antioxidant that drives our artistic creation, but also as a flux, favoring the flow of ideas and concepts as well as the development of new techniques and trends in contemporary art jewellery.
We come from multiple geographic coordinates and backgrounds. This particularity has enriched us personally and as a group ever since our paths crossed at the Escola Massana (Barcelona, Spain). As we grew up and deepened our skills as jewellers at Massana, strong synergies and complicities were created between us. And we have chosen Bórax08001 as the means to keep them alive, searching for new horizons and goals while sharing experiences and learning from each other.
Our work can be defined as the cartography of personal and experimental dialogues through contemporary art jewellery. Dialogues through matter, space, color… based on quests, poems, memories, doubts, thoughts, mistakes, games, dreams, intuition, perfection, light, consciousness, unconsciousness, beauty, and emotions.
Bórax08001 means contemporary, signature, art jewellery. Signature, because we value work from beginning to end and we wish to recover the value of authenticity, taking pride and joy in creating high-quality jewellery, putting special emphasis on the details. Contemporary, because our pieces of jewellery speak for us and reflect the society we live in. And art(istic) because we strive to express ourselves through metaphors and symbols while we create unique pieces.We conceive our collective as a medium, a tool, a channel that allows us to disseminate contemporary jewellery culture to the public unaware of this form of art. We are convinced that to make our work known it’s not only important to show it in the traditional established places, but also to approximate our artistic and conceptual vision to people who are outside of the contemporary jewellery circuit. We try to do so by taking jewellery to their own territory in a natural, open and simple way through actions in public spaces which occur in different places. Our intention, through these direct interventions with society, is to bring closer the contemporary jewellery concept and to extend the conception of art to jewellery
Calle Hospital 56
08001 - Barcelona
Lu-Vi de 8h a 21h