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07/12/2016

EXCHANGE-BIJOU 1 – Juan HARNIE – Aesthetical Injection(s)

everywhere in december !!! CELEBRITY ???…….

In 2016, he continues his experimentation with a new serie, « Aesthetical Injection » : Designing this collection Juan Harnie used medical materials to create attractive, floral looking jewellery. Juan has always seen beauty in materials that have little to no aesthetical value to others. These materials in particular are usually linked to unpleasant situations like hospitals and doctor visits, but now they are taken out of this context and made into uncanny pieces of jewellery.
Juan got his inspiration from flowers and plants, which always seem to please the eye of the beholder. Even when a plant or flower turns out to be hazardous, poisonous or possibly deadly, at first people will always attribute positive feelings towards seeing them. Contradictory, syringes that are designed to administer medicine and in fact heal people are met with fear, disgust and a general feeling of unease. Using these syringes in colourful, floral pieces of jewellery, mimicking the shape and colour of the ever-so-loved flower, might just make people reconsider their initial feelings towards syringes and see the beauty the designer saw in them.
In addition to the syringes, sterile medical gauze is used either to imprint the silver backs of the pieces or being drenched in coloured polyurethane and moulded into organic sculptured shapes sprouting silverwork and gemstones. This medical gauze once again fulfils its original purpose: being worn on the body and thus soothing an inner ache. »

Materials used for « Aesthetical Injection«  series : syringes, polyurethane, zirconia, brass, silver, gauze, resin

Juan Harnie: Juan Harnie ‘Aesthetical Injection’ -

'Aesthetical Injection' - Brooch/necklace - 2016 - Polyurethane, syringes, brass, medical gauze - Juan Harnie: Juan Harnie - ‘Aesthetical Injection’ – Brooch/necklace – 2016 – Polyurethane, syringes, brass, medical gauze

 Juan Harnie    - Scar(r)ed (2015) -'aesthetical injection' collection. - jewels made with medical gauze, syringes, polyurethane and silver: Juan Harnie  – Scar(r)ed (2015)  brooch -’aesthetical injection’ collection. – jewels made with medical gauze, syringes, polyurethane and silver

Juan Harnie - -'aesthetical injection' collection. - jewels made with medical gauze, syringes, polyurethane and silver: Juan Harnie - -’aesthetical injection’ collection. – jewels made with medical gauze, syringes, polyurethane and silver

Juan Harnie - -'aesthetical injection' collection. 2016 - jewels made with medical gauze, syringes, polyurethane and silver: Juan Harnie - -’aesthetical injection’ collection. 2016 – jewels made with medical gauze, syringes, polyurethane and silver

Juan Harnie - 'Still Scar(r)ed?' - Brooch - 2016 - Polyurethane, silver, syringes, zirconia, medical gauze, brassJuan Harnie - ‘Still Scar(r)ed?’ – Brooch – 2016 – Polyurethane, silver, syringes, zirconia, medical gauze, brass

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​Juan harnie DECEMBER 2016 exhibitions : 

galerie BEYOND‘Unlikely Beauty’ at galerie BEYOND (Antwerp) : Side expo by Juan Harnie (BE) and Ana Margarida Carvalho (PT)
Nov 6 – Dec 11 2016
Some new pieces of the ‘Aesthetical Injection’ collection exhibited. First tim they are shown in an expo.EXCHANGE-BIJOU 1 – Juan HARNIE - Aesthetical Injection(s) dans Belgique (BE) 1f642 :) The expo is called ‘Unlikely Beauty’.

'Unlikely Beauty' at galerie BEYOND - Juan Harnie pins: ‘Unlikely Beauty’ at galerie BEYOND - Juan Harnie Tiepins – Silver/Syringe/Resin

Juan Harnie - Tiepin - 2015 - Silver/Syringe/Resin Juan Harnie – Tiepin – 2015 – Silver/Syringe/Resin

Juan Harnie: Juan Harnie - Tiepin (worn) – 2015 – Silver/Syringe/Resin

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« 12th Jewelry Award Expo » :
* Diamond Museum, 18/11/2016-05/01/2017, Bruges (BE)

Katelijnestraat 43 8000 Brugge Belgique

12th Jewelry Award Expo: DiamondLand, 21/09-10/10/2016, Antwerp (BE) Tour & Taxis, 17/10-13/11/2016, Brussels (BE) ​Diamond Museum, 18/11/2016-05/01/2017, Bruges (BE)This 12th edition of the Jewelry Award exhibits the 23 best jewels of the graduation students of seven different Jeweler schools . Contest theme is “Geometrical imperfection”

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«Triple Parade Exhibitions»  10/11/2016-16/01/2017,
at  Gauguin Gallery, BEIJING
From 17th December to 16th January 2017
(at Shenxi Art Museum Tianjin was from 10th to 27th November 2016)

Triple ParadeThe main exhibition TRIPLE PARADE 2016 - Dialogue Across You and Me to Them: Creator, Wearer, Viewer represents 79 designers and artists

the artists and designers will be part of this year’s TRIPLE PARADE Central Exhibitions are:
Karin Johansson, Paul Derrez, Lin Cheung, Dinie Besems, Kim Buck, Lauren Kalman, Ezra Satok-Wolman, Katja Prins, Joo Hyung Park, Sofie Boons, Chiara Scarpitti, Trinidad Contreras Chaparro, Aisegul Telli, Ana Filipa Braganca, Gular Mustafa, Dukno Yoon, Hester Popma-Van De Kolk, Joson Thomson, Juan Harnie, Marie-Louise Kristensen,  Marion Delarue,  Minna Karhu,  Ruta Naujalyte,  Sangji Yun,  Sara Gackowska, Lee Yojae, Lee Myungjoo, Hong Kyunghee, Zixuan Feng, Zheng Yu, Haiming Ren, Dingchen He, Zhicheng  Zhou, Wei Zhou, Jingyao Sun, Ye Zhang, Yiping Zeng, Danyi Zhu, Yuxuan Zhu, Anqi Li, Heng Li, Wenqian Li, Muzi Li, Dongdong Zhuang, Jie Sun, Jing Li, Guangyao Yang, Xiao Liang, Yanli Duan, Hangchen Duan, Jinwei Chi, Zhaokun Wang, Jun Hu, Bai Xie, Yi Zhao, Xinan Yu, Hui Guo, Xiaodai Huang, Zhaodan Zhang, Kui Shu, Shijian Zhao. Peter Rust, Kirsi Manninen, Anne Bader, Shaofei Zhang & Qian Wang, Ying Jiang, Lin Ju, Yin Chang, Wenqi Xu, Hongyu Xu, Yan Li, Wenqian Li, Feiyu Lin, Liyin Wang, Weiming Lu, Ma Lu, Quanxia Chen.

Gauguin Gallery
Wang Jing S O H O Zhong Xin T 2
chaoyang Qu -  Beijing
CHINA

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06/11/2016

EXPO ‘Triple Parade Exhibitions’ – SHENGXI Art Museum, Tianjin / Gauguin Gallery, Beijing (China) – 10 Nov. 2016-16 Janv. 2017

«Triple Parade Exhibitions» 

SHENGXI Art Museum at Tianjin (China), & then Gauguin Gallery at Beijing

Triple Parade in Tianjin: 10th.NOV – 10th.DEC. 2016
Location: Shengxi Museum of Fine Arts, Tianjin

Triple Parade in Beijing: 17th.DEC.2016 – 16th.JAN.2017
Location: Gauguin Gallery Beijing, Wangjing SOHO.

Triple Parade exhibitions in Tianjin & Beijing Exhibition  /  10 Nov 2016  -  17 Jan 2017 - Tianjin Shengxi Museum of Fine Arts & Gauguin Gallery Beijing

The main exhibition TRIPLE PARADE 2016 -  Dialogue Across You and Me to Them: Creator, Wearer, Viewer  – Central Traveling Exhibition Represented 110 jewellery designers & artists from 14 countries.

The Triple Parade 2016 international annual exhibition is a cultural exchange which is expanded between China and the rest of the world on a multitude of level, devoted to the hardcore awakening in jewellery design, with a very open and contemporary-oriented approach by focusing on the concept of dialoguing.

The pervious themes were: Triple Parade 2015 – Dialogue across Three Countries, Triple Parade 2014 – Dialogue across Three Generations. This year, the term Dialogue across You and Me to Them: Creator, Wearer, Viewer in our theme is vitally important marks the notion of social interaction. We believe that the significance and multiple capacities of the dialogue mark have not been truly recognized. Each of the three roles in a dialogue, which are briefly introduced in the plate sections devoted to them, addresses one perspective on how  » Dialogue » plays a progressive position in the contemporary jewellery design of our period. Jewellery examines how we define self, integration and segregation, the means used for communication – and how these issues are reflected in creative work.

the artists and designers will be part of this year’s TRIPLE PARADE Central Exhibitions are:
Karin JohanssonPaul DerrezLin Cheung — Dinie Besems — Kim Buck Lauren KalmanEzra Satok-WolmanKatja Prins Joo Hyung ParkSofie BoonsChiara Scarpitti Trinidad ContrerasAisegul Telli — Ana Filipa Braganca — Gular MustafaDukno Yoon Hester Popma-Van De Kolk — Joson Thomson – Juan Harnie Marie-Louise Kristensen –  Marion DelarueMinna KarhuRuta Naujalyte Sangji YunSara Gackowska — Lee Yojae — Lee Myungjoo — Hong Kyunghee — Zixuan Feng — Zheng Yu — Haiming Ren — Dingchen He — Zhicheng  Zhou — Wei Zhou — Jingyao Sun — Ye Zhang — Yiping Zeng — Danyi Zhu — Yuxuan Zhu — Anqi Li — Heng Li — Wenqian Li — Muzi Li — Dongdong Zhuang — Jie Sun — Jing Li — Guangyao Yang — Xiao Liang — Yanli Duan — Hangchen Duan — Jinwei Chi — Zhaokun Wang — Jun Hu — Bai Xie — Yi Zhao — Xinan Yu — Hui Guo — Xiaodai Huang — Zhaodan Zhang — Kui Shu — Shijian Zhao — Peter Rust — Kirsi Manninen — Anne Bader — Shaofei Zhang & Qian Wang — Ying Jiang — Lin Ju — Yin Chang — Wenqi Xu — Hongyu Xu — Yan Li — Wenqian Li — Feiyu Lin — Liyin Wang — Weiming Lu — Ma Lu — Quanxia Chen.

Ra Gallery Selection:   Sam-Tho Duong — Monique Vierling — Julian Steimer — Noon Passama — Thanh Truc Nguyen — Floor Mommersteeg — Bogki Min — Peter Hoogeboom — Mirjam Hiller — Karin Herwegh — Hartog & Henneman — Hilde Foks — Reka Fekete — Sarah Enoch — Sylvia Blickman — Paul Derrez.

K.A.U. COLLECTION Selection: Ted NOTEN — Lucy SARNEEL — Birgit LAKEN –Peter HOOGEBOOM — Willem HONING — Gemma DRAPER — Warwick FREEMAN — Bettina SPECKNER — Marc MONZO — Georg DOBLER.

 at TRIPLE PARADE

at TRIPLE PARADE

 » TRIPLE PARADE 2016 will open its door at 10th NOV in Tianjin in China, it embraced the aspirations in a great ambition, setting up an intensive program consisting of exhibitions, publication, workshops, forum, lecture, which included dialogues with international collaboration partners from Netherlands, United States, United Kingdom, China, Denmark, Spain. The exhibition represented an enormous challenge to everyone involved in purely quantitative terms: with over 260 works by more than a hundred designers and artists from 14 countries. 11 experts from 8 countries have been exclusively invited to be in Tianjin as speaker on the Design Forum. The publication consists of 7 groups of interviews, including 14 experts on board, giving perspectives from education, collecting, creating, curating, wearing, and dealing on contemporary jewellery design. I am confident that it will open up new perspectives on the giant, and I would like to invite all the visitors to discover the greatly relevant designs from a field so full of surprises, with such a future ahead of it. » Jie Sun (founder of Triple Parade)

 at TRIPLE PARADE


 

* Shenxi Art Museum
12 Nancheng street
Nankai District -  Tianjin
CHINA

 

* Gauguin Gallery
Wang Jing S O H O Zhong Xin T 2
chaoyang Qu -  Beijing
CHINA

 TRIPLE PARADE

 

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05/11/2016

EXPO ‘Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still′ – Galerie Beyond, Anvers (Antwerpen)(BE) – 6 Nov.-11 Dec. 2016

Solo expo by Carolina Apolonia
Side expo by Juan Harnie  and Ana Margarida Carvalho
Opening drink in presence of the artist  Sunday November 6, 2-6 pm

At beyondfashion 3m2 project room

Expo at Beyond Fashion Carolina Apolonia - "Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still"  *

Carolina Apolonia - Brooch Unique piece -Silver, wood, paint, steel: Carolina Apolonia – Brooch Unique piece -Silver, wood, paint, steel

« My work reflects my intimate world. I often construct abstract versions of rooms, buildings, and cities that mirror my dreams and fears. Some of them relate to memories I have, people in my past or people around me. Yet others deal with my needs for protection, my fear of being locked in or shut out, and my fascination with visible and invisible boundaries.
My work is about finding refuge and freedom.
I am inspired by the everyday rhythms in life; how we move, interact, build, love and heal.
And I’m fascinated by shelters, industrial construction work, and the rules of aerodynamics.
My most recent works show a slight change in shape and form. I wanted to create pieces that represent movement, or rather, the ability to fly.
The collection as a whole shows my view on the ever-changing dynamics between the needs of the individual and the safety, strength and demands of the collective. » 
Carolina Apolonia

  Carolina Apolonia - "Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still"   Carolina Apolonia - « Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still » – brooch

 Carolina Apolonia - "Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still" - brooch Carolina Apolonia – « Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still » – brooch

 Carolina Apolonia - "Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still" - brooch Carolina Apolonia -  Brooch: Heliópolis IV, 2014 -  Silver, steel, purple heart, paint 7.5 x 6 x 1.7 cm

Carolina Apolonia - "Of Things Unknown but Longed for Still" - necklaceCarolina Apolonia -  -  Necklace: Khione, 2014 – Silver, fibre board, steel, paint  90cm

Catolina Apolonia  -Necklace: Sillness, 2014 Silver, leather, paint, steel Length: 100 cm Object: 9.5 x 4 x 4 cmCarolina Apolonia  -Necklace: Sillness, 2014 Silver, leather, paint, steel Length: 100 cm Object: 9.5 x 4 x 4 cm

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Side expo by Juan Harnie (BE) and Ana Margarida Carvalho (PT)
Ana Margarida Carvalho and Juan Harnie got paired in The Contemporary Jewelry Exchange 2016. Selected jewellers from around the world participated in this project and were paired to find a common interest or theme and make a piece for one another.
Both Ana and Juan look for beauty in things that are not necessarily beautiful to others. Combining plastics and metal is one of their common interests and neither of them shies away from using bright colours.
The pieces presented in this exhibition are similar to the two pieces they originally made for The Exchange. And even though both of them have their own interpretation of beauty and where to find it, their pieces accompany each other really well.

Juan Harnie - Ana Margarida Carvalho - Exchange 2016Juan Harnie - Ana Margarida Carvalho – Exchange 2016 

 

Gal. BEYOND   (3m2 PROJECT ROOM )
formerly Galerie Beyond Fashion
Sint Jorispoort 27
2000 Antwerpen
www.beyondfashion.be
PHONE / +32 (0)472 42 06 83
​OPENING HOURS / thu – fri – sat  11 am to 6 pm or by appointment​ -
EMAIL / hello@galeriebeyond.be 

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22/10/2016

EXCHANGE-BIJOU 1 – Juan HARNIE – des bijoux qui ont du PIQUANT !

Juan HARNIE

« Juan Harnie is a 23-year old jewellery designer/maker from Hasselt, Belgium. He studied architectural and interior arts in Brussels but the scale of the things he had to design troubled him. He liked to work on a small scale and where the smallest detail had a big influence on the piece. This is why he studied jewellery design at the MAD-faculty in Hasselt, Belgium where he could do his bachelors and masters degree. The use of materials, which aren’t normally associated with jewellery, is what fascinates him most. »

One of the Juan Harnie brooches from 2016 begins with this title ‘Still Scar(r)ed? – Forget Me Not‘ : Oooh NO ! will not forget ! I discovered the work of Juan Harnie with these spiky pins, from the Scar(r)ed serie, and immediatly loved it !

« In his project Scar(r)ed’ (2015), Juan Harnie investigates how medical materials, deformities and scar tissue can be used in jewellery even though many people associate them with negative experiences and fear. As an outcome of this research he created a collection of brooches and necklaces made of latex and a variety of medical materials such as syringes, gauze and stainless steel basins. This unusual choice of materials and the technique of surgical stitching creates very decorative, yet uncanny pieces »

 Juan Harnie - Scar(r)ed - 2015 - Brooches - Latex, stainless steel, resin, syringes, yarn  Juan Harnie - Scar(r)ed – 2015 – Brooches – Latex, stainless steel, resin, syringes, yarn  'Still Scar(r)ed?' - 'Forget Me Not' - Brooch - 2016 - Polyurethane, silver, syringes, brass - Juan Harnie: Juan Harnie Jewellery  Still Scar(r)ed?’ – ‘Forget Me Not’ – Brooch – 2016 – Polyurethane, silver, syringes, brass 

Juan Harnie - Sca(r)red - 'Scarlet' - Brooch - 2015 - : Juan Harnie - Sca(r)red – ‘Scarlet’ – Brooch – 2015

Juan Harnie. - 'Scar(r)ed' Brooches - Syringes, steel, latex, thread - 2015 -: Juan Harnie. – ‘Scar(r)ed’ Brooches – Syringes, steel, latex, thread – 2015

Now, in 2016, he continues his experimentation with a new serie, « Aesthetical Injection« : Designing this collection Juan Harnie used medical materials to create attractive, floral looking jewellery. Juan has always seen beauty in materials that have little to no aesthetical value to others. These materials in particular are usually linked to unpleasant situations like hospitals and doctor visits, but now they are taken out of this context and made into uncanny pieces of jewellery.
Juan got his inspiration from flowers and plants, which always seem to please the eye of the beholder. Even when a plant or flower turns out to be hazardous, poisonous or possibly deadly, at first people will always attribute positive feelings towards seeing them. Contradictory, syringes that are designed to administer medicine and in fact heal people are met with fear, disgust and a general feeling of unease. Using these syringes in colourful, floral pieces of jewellery, mimicking the shape and colour of the ever-so-loved flower, might just make people reconsider their initial feelings towards syringes and see the beauty the designer saw in them.
In addition to the syringes, sterile medical gauze is used either to imprint the silver backs of the pieces or being drenched in coloured polyurethane and moulded into organic sculptured shapes sprouting silverwork and gemstones. This medical gauze once again fulfils its original purpose: being worn on the body and thus soothing an inner ache.« 
(Syringes, polyurethane, zirconia, brass, silver, gauze, resin)

Juan Harnie - Still Scar(r)ed?' Brooch - Polyurethane, silver, brass, zirconia, syringes, medical gauze.Juan Harnie ‘ – Still Scar(r)ed?’ Brooch (detail)- Polyurethane, silver, brass, zirconia, syringes, medical gauze.

 Juan Harnie - Still Scar(r)ed?' Brooch   Juan Harnie - Still Scar(r)ed?’ Brooch 2016

 

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​Juan harnie participates to a Current exhibition
« 12th Jewelry Award Expo » :
* DiamondLand, 21/09-10/10/2016, Antwerp (BE)
* Tour & Taxis, 17/10-13/11/2016, Brussels (BE)
* ​Diamond Museum, 18/11/2016-05/01/2017, Bruges (BE)

12th Jewelry Award Expo: DiamondLand, 21/09-10/10/2016, Antwerp (BE) Tour & Taxis, 17/10-13/11/2016, Brussels (BE) ​Diamond Museum, 18/11/2016-05/01/2017, Bruges (BE)

 AND THEN, the Upcoming Exhibition will be  :

« Triple Parade Exhibitions »  10/11/2016-16/01/2017, at Tianjin (China) - SHENGXI Art Museum, Gauguin Gallery

Triple ParadeThe main exhibition TRIPLE PARADE 2016 - Dialogue Across You and Me to Them: Creator, Wearer, Viewer represents 79 designers and artists

the artists and designers will be part of this year’s TRIPLE PARADE Central Exhibitions are:
Karin Johansson, Paul Derrez, Lin Cheung, Dinie Besems, Kim Buck, Lauren Kalman, Ezra Satok-Wolman, Katja Prins, Joo Hyung Park, Sofie Boons, Chiara Scarpitti, Trinidad Contreras Chaparro, Aisegul Telli, Ana Filipa Braganca, Gular Mustafa, Dukno Yoon, Hester Popma-Van De Kolk, Joson Thomson, Juan Harnie, Marie-Louise Kristensen,  Marion Delarue,  Minna Karhu,  Ruta Naujalyte,  Sangji Yun,  Sara Gackowska, Lee Yojae, Lee Myungjoo, Hong Kyunghee, Zixuan Feng, Zheng Yu, Haiming Ren, Dingchen He, Zhicheng  Zhou, Wei Zhou, Jingyao Sun, Ye Zhang, Yiping Zeng, Danyi Zhu, Yuxuan Zhu, Anqi Li, Heng Li, Wenqian Li, Muzi Li, Dongdong Zhuang, Jie Sun, Jing Li, Guangyao Yang, Xiao Liang, Yanli Duan, Hangchen Duan, Jinwei Chi, Zhaokun Wang, Jun Hu, Bai Xie, Yi Zhao, Xinan Yu, Hui Guo, Xiaodai Huang, Zhaodan Zhang, Kui Shu, Shijian Zhao. Peter Rust, Kirsi Manninen, Anne Bader, Shaofei Zhang & Qian Wang, Ying Jiang, Lin Ju, Yin Chang, Wenqi Xu, Hongyu Xu, Yan Li, Wenqian Li, Feiyu Lin, Liyin Wang, Weiming Lu, Ma Lu, Quanxia Chen.

but we will see this in time, … and in details ! later ;-)

keep connected !!!!!!!

 

 

13/02/2016

During SCHMUCK 2016 : EXPO ‘MYTHS 2016 – TEST DRIVE’ – Parked in front of Gallery Weltraum, Munich (DE) – 24 Fevr.-1er Mars 2016

MYTHS 2016 – TEST DRIVE 

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MYTHS is a series of jewellery art exhibitions to promote contemporary Greek design and culture.
MYTHS* shop revenues help us funding our projects including Artist Residencies and stipends, as well as Stray Animal projects in Greece.
MYTHS is curated by Loukia Richards and Christoph Ziegler.

MYTHS 2015 Greek Jewellery Art - MYTHS 2016 - TEST DRIVE - Parked in front of Gallery Weltraum
Rumfordstraße 26, Munich

with:  Joanne Haywood (UK) — Judith Schwendener (NL) — Dita Antonopoulou (GR) — Lital Mendel  (IL) — Yolande Duchateau (BE) — Nolia Shakti (NL) — Anne Dinan (USA) — T-Squared (ISR) — Eugenia Feroussi (GR) –  Linda Savineau (BE) — Marion Delarue (FR) — EDELPLAST/Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen (BE) — Kalliopi Andrikopoulou /Syn Apeiro (GR) — Juan Harnie (BE) — Thikwa Werkstatt für Theater und Kunst (DE) — Eleftheria Spantidaki (GR) — Martijntje Cornelia (NL) — Christoph Ziegler (DE) — Loukia Richards (GR/UK).

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 If you can check out how a car works, why not check out whether a piece of jewellery makes you look glamorous, popular, funny, sophisticated, attractive etc?
If the project works, it will open new ways to promote and sell jewellery and everybody in this business can profit from the experiment.
If it does not work, it will still be a charming utopian experiment to be remembered for years.
However, we think in a country like Germany with shared economy/swarming/DIY dominant in the public discourse the idea will work and  will sell.
More details on what exactly is Myths 2016-Test Drive soon. Stay tuned.

« Μyths 2016-Test Drive » have the honor and pleasure to announce its cooperation with PLATFORM Munich.
PLATFORM is a pilot project of the city of Munich, financed by the Department of Labor and Economic Development.
It offers space for cultural production, develops concepts for and with actors of the cultural and creative industries and builds new alliances between culture and business.
« Myths 2016 – Test Drive » is inspired by Share Economy, the discourse on saving energy and resources, as well as the change in consumption patterns in developped countries.
http://www.platform-muenchen.de

Driver's Heaven, 2015 - Christoph Ziegler. Pendant with vintage chain. Materials: Recycled material, plastic, metal chain.Christoph Ziegler.  Driver’s Heaven, 2015 -  Pendant with vintage chain. Materials: Recycled material, plastic, metal chain

Nolia Shakti - it-is-time-to-show-your-true-selfNolia Shakti – it-is-time-to-show-your-true-self

Nolia Shakti, "Object hanging".Nolia Shakti, « Object hanging »

Linda Savineau (BE) - Time+DecoLinda Savineau (BE) – Time+Deco

 Eleftheria Spantidaki. "Mind the Stone", 2016. Bubble wrap, cotton and linen threads, moss, burlap sack, glass beads Photo credit: Studio Kominis Athens Eleftheria Spantidaki. « Mind the Stone », 2016. Bubble wrap, cotton and linen threads, moss, burlap sack, glass beads Photo credit: Studio Kominis Athens

Edelplast - Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen, Belgium. Bracelet.Edelplast / Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen (BE). Bracelet

 Linda Savineau - "Balls" Linda Savineau – « Balls »

Anne Dinan -  TEST her jewellery @ Myths 2016: Anne Dinan -  TEST her jewellery @ Myths 2016

Judith Schwendener (CH/NL) is a "Myths 2016 - Test Drive" participant Judith Schwendener (CH/NL) is a « Myths 2016 – Test Drive » participant

Anne Delarue (France) is the next participant of our "Myths 2016-Test Drive" Anne Delarue (FR) is a participant of our « Myths 2016-Test Drive »

Loukia RichardsLoukia Richards

Yolande Duchateau, "Feathers". Necklace made of recycled PE tubes, nylon, red coral and metal chain.Yolande Duchateau, « Feathers ». Necklace made of recycled PE tubes, nylon, red coral and metal chain.

Nolia Shakti Necklace: Black Flowers, 2015 Nespresso capsules, gold plated metal, magnet 7 x 7 x 75 cm Photo by: Jeroen Calon From series: Throw Away Gold: Nolia Shakti Necklace: Black Flowers, 2015 Nespresso capsules, gold plated metal, magnet 7 x 7 x 75 cm Photo by: Jeroen Calon From series: Throw Away Gold

Juan Harnie - Scar(r)ed - Brooch - 2015  Juan Harnie – Scar(r)ed – Brooch – 2015 - Syringes, steel, latex, thread

 

 

Parked in front of Gallery Weltraum
Rumfordstraße 26, Munich
24.02.2016 – 01.03.2016
14:00-20:00
www.myths2015.de
myths2015@zoho.com

 

 

09/06/2015

EXPO – Graduation Show ‘EXIT/15′ – MAD Faculty, Hasselt (BE) -19-21 Juin 2015

MAD (Media, Arts & Design faculty) Hasselt – Graduation Show « EXIT/15″

vendredi 19 juin, 20:00

MAD exhibitionists  -  Hasselt

The MAD exhibitionists graduation show ! The MAD exhibitionists ? Eight master students Object & Jewellery of the Mad-Faculty in Hasselt, will be presenting  their master projects

Here is a sneak preview !

 
Liesje Merken « BODYFITTINGS » project :

 Liesje Merken - BODYFITTINGSLiesje Merken - BODYFITTINGS

Liesje Merken – BODYFITTINGS

 

Jill Lenaerts « ARTROPLASTIEK » project :
Jill Lenaerts is inspired by the shapes of prosthetics, and more specifically by those for human joints. The collection ARTHROPLASTY consists of various wooden necklaces where the focus is on functionality, the movement of the parts, the aesthetic aspect and the conversion from prosthetics to hand-turned wooden necklace links. As an interpretation of joints silicone strands are used to hold the wooden parts together, just like tendons and ligaments keep the bones together at a joint. 

Jill Lenaerts ARTHROPLASTYJill Lenaerts ARTHROPLASTY

Jill Lenaerts ARTHROPLASTY – rubber, wood, nails

 

Juan Harnie ‘Scar(r)ed’project :
In his project ‘Scar(r)ed’, Juan Harnie investigates how medical materials, deformities and scar tissue can be used in jewellery even though many people associate them with negative experiences and fear. As an outcome of this research he created a collection of brooches and necklaces made of latex and a variety of medical materials such as syringes, gauze and stainless steel basins. This unusual choice of materials and the technique of surgical stitching creates very decorative, yet uncanny pieces.

Juan Harnie. - 'Scar(r)ed' Brooches - Syringes, steel, latex, thread - 2015Juan Harnie. – ‘Scar(r)ed’ Brooches – Syringes, steel, latex, thread – 2015

Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen « EDELPLAST » project :

Transforming cable waste into jewellery

EDELPLAST by Billie Van NieuwenhuyzenEDELPLAST by Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen

EDELPLAST by Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen

 

Senna Fransen « Móshì » project

The starting point of Móshì is the overwhelmed feeling I had when looking at the patterns, colours and ornaments from Chinese temple architecture. In this project I investigate how to create jewellery that has the same overwhelming architectural effect on the viewer.
An ornament is a means of beautification of jewellery (which in its own right is also an ornament), but can also be a constructive element in the process of creation. Using four parameters: color, layering, form and technique, I tried to find the conditions necessary to construct the overwhelming effect. These parameters also became the four elements through which my jewellery is constructed.

Senna Fransen  Móshì  projectSenna Fransen  Móshì  project

Sofie van Belle (MAD)Sofie van Belle

Margot Declerck MAD exhibitionistsMargot Declerck« The spoon as elemental form » project

Margot Declerck MAD exhibitionistsMargot Declerck

 

 

MAD (Media, Arts & Design faculty)
Herckenrodekazerne
Maastrichterstraat 100
3500 Hasselt Centrum

 

 

 

 

 

04/06/2015

MAD exhibitionists – spring PINKY crisis ???

 MAD exhibitionists  ….. you know ? THESE ones (at last SCHMUCK 2015) !! :
MAD exhibitionists
…. Eight master students Object & Jewellery of the Mad-Faculty in Hasselt  …..
Some of them  seem to live a PINK CRISIS during these spring days ….
MAD exhibitionists -  Margot Declerck.Margot Declerck – master project 2015 – ‘The spoon as an elemental form’.
MAD exhibitionists  - Liesje Merken.Liesje Merken bodyfittings 2015
MAD exhibitionists  - Liesje Merken.Liesje Merken
MAD exhibitionists  - Liesje Merken.Liesje Merken
MAD  Juan HarnieJuan Harnie
MAD exhibitionists - Juan Harnie - back Juan Harnie – (back)
 
GOOD LUCK to ALL for their MASTER !

02/08/2011

«Cheveu un bijou !!!» hurle la Dame de Coeur

«!Tranchez-lui la tête!!! Cheveu un bijou!!!» hurle la Dame de Coeur, dans Alice …

mais … faut pas se faire de cheveux dans la vie !! ici, on est à un poil du bijou ….. si ce ne sont pas des bijoux au poil !! ;-)

Au-delà du dégoût que peut susciter l’emploi d’un tel matériau (à la « grande époque » du bijou en cheveux, à l’époque Victorienne, mode lancée par la très romantique Reine Victoria, cet engouement eu un grand succès dans les pays anglo-saxons mais suscita du dégoût et un certain rejet en France et dans le reste de l’Europe), ce n’est pas étonnant, à mon sens, qu’il suscite tant d’attrait parmi la jeune génération de bijoutiers : à force d’interroger le rapport du bijou au corps, le corps s’incorpore petit à petit au bijou lui-même.

 

Tiffany Parbs – Extension (2008) – hand woven hair, digital print – photo Terence Bogue: Tiffany Parbs, Piece, 2008:

 Tiffany Parbs – Extension (2008) – hand woven hair, digital print – photo Terence Bogue

« Contemporary art is getting hairy Long and silky; short and curly. Blond, brunette, red or grey. It’s hair and it has an important part in our perceptions of ourselves. It defines gender and visual identity, and is playing an important role lately in art — in jewelry, drawings or in mixed media pieces. Hair has long had a role in the work of artists and artisans. In the Victorian era, creating jewelry from hair became almost as popular as knitting or crocheting.  By using one’s own hair or that of a beloved family member women were able to design bracelets, chains, rings and earrings. Apart from jewelry, mourners would weave hair into decorative, memorial wall hangings. By the early 1900s using hair fell out of fashion. During the past 15 years, however, there’s been a fascination among contemporary artists using skin, nail clippings, urine and hair to create various forms of art. Fascinated with Victorian hair jewelry, artist and jewelry designer Melanie Bilenker has revived the art form. Like the Victorians who kept lockets of hair and miniature portraits painted with ground hair and pigment to secure the memory of a lost love, renders the « quiet minutes, the mundane, the domestic, the ordinary moments » from her own tresses. Bilenker observes various daily activities such as cleaning, bathing, dressing, resting or eating. She chronicles the private moments by setting the camera’s timer and goes about her business which can be anything such as eating chocolate, writing a note or enjoying a Saturday morning breakfast. Once she has the photographed images, Bilenker creates tracings of the forms within ghem with thousands of tiny strands of her own hair – which are eventually fixed in resin.  She meticulously layers several different drawings to give the appearance of depth, one as foreground, another as background.  The entire process takes the course of about a week of laying hairs, mixing resin, and then allowing it to cure.  Says Bilenker, « Once the hairs are set as line drawings within resin, I shape, smooth and polish the exterior.  I then fabricate the jewelry findings and set them.  The piece is then complete. »" (Courtesy Melanie Bilenker and Sienna Gallery)

Melanie Bilenker Jewelry:   Oh, and they're made from human hair.: Melanie Bilenker (courtesy of Sienna Gallery) - miniature portraits painted with ground hair

hair jewelry by Melanie Bilenker: Melanie Bilenker

« Note » by Melanie Bilenker (courtesy of Sienna Gallery) - miniature portraits painted with ground hair: Each line in these drawings by Melanie Bilenker are made using strands of the artist’s own hair! The delicate drawings depict quiet scenes of domestic life which are sealed in Victorian-inspired brooches and rings.

 Galatée Pestre -Broche dans le sens du poil: Galatée Pestre- Le Sens des Bijoux – Broche ‘Dans le Sens du Poil’ – argent, poils, inox (photo by flavorflavy)

galatée Pestre - broche poils: Galatée Pestre- Le Sens des Bijoux – Broche ‘Dans le Sens du Poil’ (detail)

Nicola Scholz  Necklace: Untitled 2006  Pubic hair, gold: Nicola Scholz  Necklace: Untitled 2006  Pubic hair, gold

Rodrigo Acosta - necklace - pelo natural: Rodrigo Acosta – necklace – pelo natural

Rodrigo Acosta Arias  Lo permisivo de tu Dios, 2009.  Pendientes,pelo,latón, plata.  Fotos: Adolfo López      El cabello como armar de seducción y poder en el contexto de las distintas religiones a las que el hombre quiere pertenecer.  El pelo y lo prohibido, el pelo y la sabiduría, el pelo y la lujuria, el pelo y lo permisivo de tu Dios.: Rodrigo Acosta-  « Lo permisivo de tu Dios », 2009.  Pendientes,pelo,latón, plata.  Fotos: Adolfo López  -   El cabello como armar de seducción y poder en el contexto de las distintas religiones a las que el hombre quiere pertenecer.  El pelo y lo prohibido, el pelo y la sabiduría, el pelo y la lujuria, el pelo y lo permisivo de tu Dios

Agnes Larsson, necklace, hair jewelry: Agnes Larsson, necklace, hair jewelry 2015

Agnes Larsson, necklace, hair jewelry - Remains 9, 2015, necklace, calf skin, aluminum, horse hair, 16 x 9 x 1.25 inches ("Agnes Larsson - Remains" EXHIBITION at Ornamentum gallery  August 8 – September 7, 2015 ): Agnes Larsson, necklace, hair jewelry – Remains 9, 2015, necklace, calf skin, aluminum, horse hair, 16 x 9 x 1.25 inches (« Agnes Larsson – Remains » EXHIBITION at Ornamentum gallery  August 8 – September 7, 2015 )

Carolina Hornauer Necklace: The collector 2009 Cotton thread, synthetic cotton, river pearls, silver, patina, steel wire, enamel on cooper, magnets, burned wood, tinted hair, parts constructed, silver ball chain, silver tube textured, stone, silver charcoal (casting piece): Carolina Hornauer Necklace: The collector 2009 Cotton thread, synthetic cotton, river pearls, silver, patina, steel wire, enamel on cooper, magnets, burned wood, tinted hair, parts constructed, silver ball chain, silver tube textured, stone, silver charcoal (casting piece)

Carla Castiajo brooch Auto Portrait, 2007 gold, hair70 x 50 x 10 mm (via Contemporary jewellery - brooches) Carla Castiajo -  brooch « Auto Portrait », 2007 – gold, hair

Carla Castiajo   "horror vacui"  "Full of you"   brooch 6 x 5 x 3 cm   Gold, hair: Carla Castiajo   « horror vacui »  « Full of you »   brooch (back) 6 x 5 x 3 cm   Gold, hair

"Purity" 2008 Tiina Rajakallio - human hair: Tiina Rajakallio « Purity » 2008 – human hair

Monika Strasser – Hair Brooch 2012 - Hair, rubber, silver, steel – Series: On Beauty: Monika Strasser – Hair Brooch 2012 - Hair, rubber, silver, steel – Series: On Beauty

Maho Takahashi - central st Martins 2012 - “Celebration necklace” Human hair, glue: Maho Takahashi  – “Celebration necklace” Human hair, glue - Central st Martins 2012

Noon Passama - KNOBS - graduate project 2010 - Brooch and Lucia King's portrait: photography - DAN/NAD: Noon Passama – KNOBS – graduate project 2010 – Brooch (“Black Hair Knob” brooch, 2010. Antelope fur, sheepskin, silver.) and Lucia King’s portrait: photography – DAN/NAD

Mielle Harvey - Hair Colored Red: 1998, ca. 14in, human hair, dye, bone: Mielle Harvey – Hair Colored Red: 1998, ca. 14in, human hair, dye, bone (série « city tribal amulets »)

Mielle Harvey - City Tribal amulets serie - Blond Hair and Pearls: 1998, ca. 14in, human hair, pearls, 14k gold: Mielle Harvey (série « city tribal amulets« ) – Blond Hair and Pearls: 1998, ca. 14in, human hair, pearls, 14k gold

Marie Pendaries - "Boucle d’or"  Collier. Cheveu et or (hair & gold necklace): Marie Pendariès - Boucle d’or. Collier. Cheveu et or (gold & hair necklace)
Claire Baloge - "mais, vous avez un poil dans la main !"  2005  Hair, silver: Claire Baloge - « mais, vous avez un poil dans la main ! »  2005  Hair, silver
Claire Baloge - "Mes Tendres Poils"  -  2005 - hair, natural fibers, oxydated copper   Claire Baloge - « Mes Tendres Poils »  -  2005 – hair, natural fibers, oxydated copper   
 Marie Masson - necklace Cravate 2011, silver, horse hair, ribbon: Marie Masson – necklace Cravate 2011, silver, horse hair, ribbon
Marie Masson, France Brooch, Toiletrie 04 Hair transplant, 2013 Latex, horse hair, semolina, leather, 7,5 x 5 cm Leatherwork technics, embroidery, jewellery technics. photo : Marie Masson: Marie Masson, France Brooch, Toiletrie 04 Hair transplant, 2013 Latex, horse hair, semolina, leather, 7,5 x 5 cm Leatherwork technics, embroidery, jewellery technics. photo : Marie Masson
Eun Yeong Jeong -'Growth' from Growth series - copper, wool, wood, horse hair: Eun Yeong Jeong -’Growth’ from Growth series – copper, wool, wood, horse hair

Farah Bandookwala  - redhead neckpiece - sterling silver, fake hair    Farah Bandookwala (UK) redhead neckpiece – silver, fake hair

Farah Bandookwala (UK) –  "which one are you today ?" neckpiece 2007 - silver, fake hair  http://farahbjewellery.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/which-one-are-you-today-neckpiece3.jpg?w=460Farah Bandookwala (UK) « which one are you today ? »  neckpiece – 2007 – silver, fake hair 

FARAH BANDOOKWALA -blue hair brooch  Farah Bandookwala (UK) – blue hair brooch

FARAH BANDOOKWALA - platinum ring Farah Bandookwala (UK) « platinum » ring

Sint Lucas Antwerpen School - JOYA 2012 - Sandra Buyck: Sandra Buyck - fake hair neckpiece – Sint Lucas Antwerpen School – JOYA 2012

Clémentine Despocq - 'Vénus' - Parure de corps/Body ornament - Laiton, cheveux synthétiques/ Brass, synthetic hair  - (AFEDAP ) 2010: Clémentine Despocq – ‘Vénus’ – Parure de corps/Body ornament – Laiton, cheveux synthétiques/ Brass, synthetic hair  – (AFEDAP ) 2010

Olivia Creber - "Keeping Schtum" - resin, acrylic, brown horse hair - Edinburgh College of Art 2013: Olivia Creber - « Keeping Schtum » – resin, acrylic, brown horse hair – Edinburgh College of Art 2013

Roxane Amirouche  PERSONA - 2012  Masque de nuit  Laiton, cuir retourné, cheveux synthétiques,  Elastique  crédit photo Patricia Lemaire (diplome AFEDAP 2012): Roxane Amirouche  PERSONA – 2012  Masque de nuit  Laiton, cuir retourné, cheveux synthétiques,  Elastique  crédit photo Patricia Lemaire (diplome AFEDAP Paris 2012)

Ana Carolina Escobar (AFEDAP 2012) "chez moi chez moi" doble 3- cheveux , laiton, film thermopastique, papier: Ana Carolina Escobar (AFEDAP 2012) collier « chez moi chez moi »- cheveux , laiton, film thermopastique, papier

Julia ValleJulia Valle (Bresil) – hairy accessories

Mona Hatoum, Hair Necklace, 1995 - detail "human thoughts may not be what they appear to be at 1st glance, an idea that this necklace, made from the artist's hair, play with": Mona Hatoum, Hair Necklace, 1995 – detail « human thoughts may not be what they appear to be at 1st glance, an idea that this necklace, made from the artist’s hair, play with » 

Castle in the Air / ÕhuLoss.   - Kadri Mälk Brooch: Lossylong, 2013 Darkened silver, human hair, purple spinel: Kadri Mälk (Castle in the Air / ÕhuLoss) Brooch: Lossylong, 2013 Darkened silver, human hair, purple spinelPolly Van der Glas (AU) – hair jewelry – Sterling silver cast human hair plait necklace & Human hair knuckle ring 2008: Polly Van der Glas (AU) – hair jewelry – Sterling silver cast human hair plait necklace & Human hair knuckle ring 2008

Polly van der Glas -'red hair neckpiece' 2008 Polly van der Glas -’red hair neckpiece’ 2008  -oxidised copper, red Human hair, oxidised sterling silver

Polly van der Glas (AU)  -  Since 2005 my work has centered on materials that were once attached to our bodies: human hair, teeth and fingernails. These materials were at one time part of an intimate, elaborate maintenance ritual.: Polly van der Glas (AU)  -  Since 2005 my work has centered on materials that were once attached to our bodies: human hair, teeth and fingernails. These materials were at one time part of an intimate, elaborate maintenance ritual.

Juan Harnie - (MAD) - Hair (2014) Brooches & necklaces. Resin, human hair, elastic band, silver.: Juan Harnie – (MAD) – Hair (2014) Brooches & necklaces. Resin, human hair, elastic band, silver

Juan Harnie - Hair (2014) Brooches & necklaces. Resin, human hair, elastic band, silver.: Juan Harnie – Hair (2014) Brooches & necklaces. Resin, human hair, elastic band, silver

Untitled ("a hairy tale"), Nina Khazani, Human hair, gold-plated brass and linen - Royal College of Art 2012 dregree show: Nina Khazani, Untitled (« a hairy tale ») – Human hair, gold-plated brass and linen – Royal College of Art 2012 dregree show

Anna Schwamborn, who has worked for Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood and is studying at Central St Martins in London, uses real human hair and human ashes mixed with black bone china. Moxern Mourning Jewellery: Anna Schwamborn, who has worked for Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood and is studying at Central St Martins in London, uses real human hair and human ashes mixed with black bone china. Moxern Mourning Jewellery - Mourning jewelry, bracelet, human cremated ashes mixed with black bone china, human hair, « Wearable body pieces including human material « Morning Objects – The collection of objects contains post-mortem memorial pieces which include aspects of a deceased corpse, namely hair and cremated ashes »

Alchimia Gallery presents Chiara Cavallo "Disturbs" - my curly hair, nylon tube, thread: Chiara Cavallo « Disturbs » – my curly hair, nylon tube, thread (Alchimia)

Géraldine Luttenbacher -NOIR comme BASALTE 2015: Géraldine Luttenbacher - at « NOIR comme BASALTE » 2015

Sylvia Burgoa -’Raiponce–La Colère’/'Rapunzel–Anger’ -- Broche et Collier/Brooch and necklace -- Argent, photographies acetate, fil d’or, fil d’argent, cuir/Silver, photographic acetate, gold thread, silver thread, leather: Sylvia Burgoa -’Raiponce–La Colère’/'Rapunzel–Anger’ – Broche et Collier/Brooch and necklace – Argent, photographies acetate, fil d’or, fil d’argent, cuir/Silver, photographic acetate, gold thread, silver thread, leather – 2010

«Cheveu un bijou !!!» hurle la Dame de Coeur dans Agnes LARSSON (SE) Gejaagd-door-de-Wind-Willemstijn-2Francis Willemstijn- Gejaagd door de Wind, Zuiderzeemuseum – 2009 – Collier – Haar (human hair), git, glas, zilver, textiel Collectie Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen, NL

Francis Willemstijn - bracelet "Hair", from "gone with the wind" - silver, jet, glass, human hair, textile: Francis Willemstijn – bracelet « Hair », from « gone with the wind » – silver, jet, glass, human hair, textile

 Amy Tavern -Forget Me Not sterling silver, spray paint, picture of my father, my father's hair - detail: Amy Tavern - »Forget Me Not » sterling silver, spray paint, picture of my father, my father’s hair – detailAna Goalabré - bagues 'j'aimerais tant passer mes doigts dans tes cheveux' 1997 Ana Goalabré – J’aimerais tant passer mes doigts dans tes cheveux – Cheveux et résine – 1997  tous droits réservés.
« Puisant dans la tradition des bijoux en cheveux, matériau depuis longtemps collecté dans des foires et marchés ou dans l’intimité des familles pour devenir parure, Ana Goalabré se joue de cet usage en coupant une de ses mèches et en y taillant une bague qu’elle envoie à un homme accompagnée de la missive «J’aimerais tant passer mes doigts dans tes cheveux». Cette phrase, appel érotique d’un corps d’artiste, devient le titre d’une série déclinant divers contenus aimants et sensuels, traditionnellement gardés jusqu’alors implicites au nom d’une morale et d’une bienséance rigoureuse et qui tout à coup semblent avoir gagné le droit de dire clairement le désir, qu’il s’agisse de celui d’une mère, d’un père, d’une amante, d’un amant… et ce dans toute sa trivialité. Pourtant, il n’y a aucune charge obscène dans ces bagues. Qu’elles soient très travaillées ou reprennent le mouvement naturel d’une mèche de cheveux, elles nous renvoient à nos jeux tactiles dans les cheveux de l’autre, en fixant le mouvement, image arrêtée puis détachée du corps pour n’en garder que la sensation. »
(Monique Manoha – Actes du colloque international Projections : des organes hors du corps (13-14 octobre 2006)

Rickson Salkeld   Rickson Salkeld – I am interested in the feminine ideal in relation to the female body.  I enjoy creating work that expresses my wish to both conform and  rebel against ideas of femininity. Through various materials and  processes I take from my own body both physically and metaphorically.  Hair can be used to comment on feminine allure and power, while  clear resin is used to symbolize an abundance of tears

 Azahara Santoro - Tricomotealcyalgenfobia- Miedo irracional al pelo de las mariposas de coral plateado. Piezas unicas  Azahara Santoro  (EASD Valencia 2012) -   bagues avec cheveux (rings with hair) 
Tricomotealcyalgenfobia- Miedo irracional al pelo de las mariposas de coral plateado. Piezas unicas

maria ignacia walker - MFA JEWELLERY AND BODY ORNAMENTS Alchimia contemporary jewellery School 2013 - 2015: Maria Ignacia Walker – MFA JEWELLERY AND BODY ORNAMENTS Alchimia contemporary jewellerySchool 2013 – 2015 –   A simple fact of life that María Ignacia Walker obsesses over: The shedding of hair. The obsession – losing them, collecting them, ordering them, measuring them and archiving them. The desire – to preserve these losses – It gives rise to “transcendieron”.  The discourse is not about beauty and it is not about sensuality, not even about cultural symbols that hair carries.  How much hair do you lose constantly, everyday ? How many pieces grow out of your body and die every moment ?  “The transcendents” are a homage to the moments when you lose your hair. Captured and immortalized in the fragility of the porcelain, they give perpetuity and freeze all their expressions in the moment of their detachment from the body. With a threading method, the artist uses horsehair as connectors. They show the lightness, energy and freedom, while demonstrating the real, natural movement of the hair. Together with the act of keeping and protecting the hair in a porcelain form, they are given another life that keeps them present through their absence.

Maria Ignacia Walker  - 2015 - TRASCENDIERON - Materials: Porcelain / Horsehair / Resin / Gold thread / Gold: Maria Ignacia Walker  – 2015 – TRASCENDIERON – Materials: Porcelain / Horsehair / Resin / Gold thread/ Gold

María Ignacia Walker Contemporary Jewellery - 2015 - TRASCENDIERON: María Ignacia Walker  – 2015 – TRASCENDIERON

María Ignacia Walker   - 2015 - TRASCENDIERON: María Ignacia Walker  – 2015 – TRASCENDIERON

Maria Ignacia Walker Trascendieron 1 2015 Necklace-object, 28 x 45 cm, porcelain, horse hair and resin Photo by Marcos Bucco, courtesy of the artist: Maria Ignacia Walker – 2015 – TRASCENDIERON – Necklace-object, 28 x 45 cm, porcelain, horse hair and resin Photo by Marcos Bucco, courtesy of the artist

Maria Ignacia Walker - 2015 - TRASCENDIERON - necklace (detail)Maria Ignacia Walker – 2015 – TRASCENDIERON – necklace (detail)

Sébastien Carré - collection Hair Landscape - 2016: Sébastien Carré – collection Hair Landscape – 2016 broche (bijoux réalisés pour une collaboration avec le blogger Cut by Fred )

MARION DELARUE-FR Mania-Traditional korean lacquer, korean hair. 2011  MARION DELARUE - Mania :

MARION DELARUE — « Mania » – Traditional korean lacquer, korean hair. 2011 « During my stay in South Korea, I was struck by Korean ladies’ habits of playing with their hair fringes. As soon as they had the chance they would roll up their hair by making it slide between their forefinger and their middle finger and then pull on it softly. Since I was often bored during such long classes taught in a language I don’t understand, I spent time observing the students… »

Dionea Rocha Watt Pendant: Protection Locket, 2006 Silver, human hair 3.1 x 5.5 cm Piece for section History, Memory, Tradition: Dionea Rocha Watt Pendant: Protection Locket, 2006 Silver, human hair 3.1 x 5.5 cm Piece for section History, Memory, Tradition (at  « Think Twice: New Latin American Jewellery » 2010-2011)

Dionea Rocha Watt (Brazil) - locket/hair.: Dionea Rocha Watt (Brazil) – locket/hair

Raluca Buzura’s collection, “Hairy Tales” comes out of an imaginary world and it’s a combination of new materials such as polymeric rubber, pumice, artificial leather and artificial hair.   Raluca Buzura, “Hairy Tales”, Romania  Here come the Authors! 7 - 8 November | Sala Dalles | Bucharest: Raluca Buzura’s collection, “Hairy Tales” comes out of an imaginary world and it’s a combination of new materials such as polymeric rubber, pumice, artificial leather and artificial hair.  
at Autor 2015 – 7 – 8 November | Sala Dalles | Bucharest

Salome Lippuner  Neckpiece: Kin Kanshitsu 2008  Black and natural coloured Urushi on hemp-cloth,gold-leaves,horse tail hair  15 x 10 cm: Salome Lippuner  Neckpiece: Kin Kanshitsu 2008  Black and natural coloured Urushi on hemp-cloth,gold-leaves,horse tail hair  15 x 10 cm

REBECCA HANNON-USA Collier  Crin de cheval: REBECCA HANNON-USA Collier  Crin de cheval
REBECCA HANNON-USA -USA  Nest,Horse Hair Twist: REBECCA HANNON-USA -USA  Nest,Horse Hair Twist
AOI KOTSUHIROI AOI KOTSUHIROI - hair neckpiece – cabello humano en conjunto con piedras y pequeños cráneos
AOI KOTSUHIROI - hair neckpieceAOI KOTSUHIROI - hair neckpiece - cabello humano en conjunto con piedras y pequeños cráneos

 Aoi Kotsuhiroi Horse hair, horn, urushi lacquer and buffalo leather Aoi Kotsuhiroi Horse hair, horn, urushi lacquer and buffalo leather Vika Mayzel  (IL) - necklace (silver,wood,fur,leather)   Out of Cage vikamayzel.com: Vika Mayzel  (IL) – necklace (silver,wood,fur,leather)   Out of Cage vikamayzel.com

Lauren Passenti, Cleaning Fish on a Sunday Morning wrist piece, 2009, sterling silver, horse hair, 8 inches diameter: Lauren Passenti, « Cleaning Fish on a Sunday Morning » wrist piece, 2009, sterling silver, horse hair, 8 inches diameter

Eunmi Chun: Eunmi Chun, zebra, 2011, brooch, small intestine of cow, silver, human hair, gold leaf, 120 x 40 x 75 mm, photo: artist

 Brooch by Eun Mi Chun: Giraffe 2011 23 x 8 x 9 cm. Human hair, gold leaf, small intestine of cow, seeds, silver: Brooch by Eun Mi Chun: Giraffe 2011 23 x 8 x 9 cm. Human hair, gold leaf, small intestine of cow, seeds, silver

 

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Kerry Howley human hair jewelry - Kerry Howley Attraction/Aversion is a material exploration of how people can feel seemingly opposing emotional responses simultaneously. The necklaces are made of human hair, a familiar material that we take pride in. However once off of the body hair becomes an innate source of aversion.: Kerry Howley human hair jewelry
Kerry Howley Attraction/Aversion is a material exploration of how people can feel seemingly opposing emotional responses simultaneously. The necklaces are made of human hair, a familiar material that we take pride in. However once off of the body hair becomes an innate source of aversion.