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03/07/2016

From Greece, I keep an EYE on you !!

charms, Fylaxta (amulets), ex-votos, little chapels, good luck evil eyes …… ALL for bringing you LUCK !
YES ! we are in Greece ……..
and I think of you, all my dear Greek jewellers, during the AJW !

 Greek lucky blue eye keychain Greek lucky blue eye keychain

 "ceramic jewellery Dora Haralambaki" - juin 2016 - Marita Amanatidou PhotographyDora Haralambaki ceramic jewellery  – juin 2016 – Marita Amanatidou Photography

Tree in Blossom - Nefeli Karyofylli - necklace: « Tree in Blossom » / Nefeli Karyofylli – necklace detail

Sofia Zarari Lucky charm  Sofia Zarari Lucky charm

 Victoria Ioannidou, 2015 ,rings,bronze ,silver,burnt acrylics, oxidation.Series "EYE see you": Victoria Ioannidou, 2015 ,rings,bronze ,silver,burnt acrylics, oxidation.Series « EYE see you »

Nefeli Kariofilli /"Tree InBlossom" broochNefeli Kariofilli / »Tree InBlossom » brooch

"Glancing" / necklace bronze, paper mache, acrylics,plastic comb, rubber, silc wire, felt – by Maria Koutmani. - KRAMA: Maria Koutmani (KRAMA school) – « Glancing » / necklace bronze, paper mache, acrylics,plastic comb, rubber, silc wire, felt

 

Maro Vasiliadou - Necklace (2014). Photo by Contemporarty.com: Maro Vasiliadou - Necklace (2014). Photo by Contemporarty.com – Greek ex-votos

Maro Vasiliadou: Maro Vasiliadou - ex-votos brooch

 Eleftheria Spantidaki - Fylaxta means Amulets Colored wire, silk fabric, glass beads  http://www.the2astudio.com/: Eleftheria Spantidaki – Fylaxta (means Amulets) Colored wire, silk fabric, glass beads

Xenia Deimezi Necklace: greek chapels, 2015 Alpaca, clay, resin color, cotton thread 2.5 - 4.5 x 0.5 - 0.7 x 3.5 - 5.5 cm Photo by: Kazaglis Spiros: Xenia Deimezi Necklaces : greek chapels, 2015 Alpaca, clay, resin color, cotton thread 2.5 – 4.5 x 0.5 – 0.7 x 3.5 – 5.5 cm Photo by: Kazaglis Spiros 

 Xenia Deimezi. Brooch: greek chapels, 2015. Alpaca, color resin, plastc. 1.5 - 3 x 1.5 x 4 - 7 cm. Photo by: Kazaglis Spiros.: Xenia Deimezi. Brooch: greek chapels, 2015. Alpaca, color resin, plastc. 1.5 – 3 x 1.5 x 4 – 7 cm. Photo by: Kazaglis Spiros

 Poly Nikolopoulou - 2013 Charm. Necklace: Poly Nikolopoulou – 2013 Charm. Necklace

 Loukia Richards -  Stitch 'n bitch, avril 2011  @ The Theoharakis Foundation, Athens.  I will embroider a few 'talismanic brooches' during the meeting, so if you are curious to find out what I stuff them with, this is your chance.: Loukia Richards -  Stitch ‘n bitch, avril 2011  @ The Theoharakis Foundation, Athens.  I will embroider a few ‘talismanic brooches’ during the meeting, so if you are curious to find out what I stuff them with, this is your chance.

 

 

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23/06/2016

EXPO ‘Pump Up The Volume’ (during AJW) – Underflow, Athens (GR) – 30 Juin-3 Juill. 2016

ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK 2016

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Pump Up The Volume // Contemporary jewelry exhibition

Organizer: Anamma Contemporary Jewelry Studio
Curating: Anastasia Kandaraki
Opening: 30/6 at 21:00

 

Pump Up The Volume // Contemporary jewelry exhibition

Pump Up The Volume
CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY EXHIBITION

Music sets the rhythm and vinyl becomes the material; or the other way round. Music becomes the material and vinyl sets the rhythm for 17 improvisations on contemporary jewelry; tango-like brooches, rock-inspired necklaces, electro-bracelets. Tap your foot to the beat, prick up your ears and take a look on what’s happening when sound becomes the reason and starting point of inspiration. Seventeen creators and 17 music tracks “playing loud” in an exhibition that won’t leave anyone at peace: Pump Up The Volume.

Participants:  Jenny AntonopoulouMaro Vasileiadou — Ariadni Gaitani — Ioanna Grigoriou — Ioanna Dimitrakopoulou — Roula Kallinikou — Maria KoutmaniAngelos Konstantakatos — Angeliki Madi — Sevi Mavrelou — Mary-Zoe MoustakoudiElli XippaYakinthi Oikonomou — Elena Pappa — Anna Pervolaraki — Penny Stroumbou — Chrysa Chatzikonstantinidou

 

Elli Xippa EL CHOCLO Brooch. Vinyl PVC, vinyl fabric, silver, alpaca. (photo Orestis Rovakis) Elli Xippa EL CHOCLO Brooch. Vinyl PVC, vinyl fabric, silver, alpaca. (photo Orestis Rovakis)

Elli Xippa necklace Vinyl PVC: Elli Xippa necklace Vinyl PVC

Elli Xippa necklace Vinyl PVC: Elli Xippa necklace Vinyl PVC

Underflow Record Store & Art Gallery
Kallirois 39,
117 43 Athènes – Greece
+30 21 1403 9926
info@underflow.gr
Opening hours: 11:00 – 21:00
Venue: Underflow record store & art gallery (39, Kallirois Street, Sygrou-Fix)
www.anamma.gr / info@anamma.gr

 

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31/01/2016

EXPO ‘New Territories’ – Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Athens (GR) – 3 Fevr.–15 Mai 2016

at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum.

50 GREEK STUDIO JEWELERS UNVEIL THEIR RECENT WORK DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED IN GREECE

We are pleased to introduce the new temporary exhibition: « New Territories » . The exhibition will be launched on 3rd February at the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum and will show case the recent work of 50 Greek studio jewelry artists currently working in Greece

opening on 3rd February. 19h-22h

New Territories - Athens

The new exhibition at the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, “New territories”, brings together 50 established and emerging Greek studio jewelry artists presenting unique works show cased for the first time.
Handcrafted in the workshops of the artists, these jewelry objects are the antithesis of commercial high end, fine or jewelry of mass production. These works display a progression from traditional Greek metalsmithing to the use of new techniques and types, straying from the two-dimensional form and materials of the traditional object. They are marked by their direct and close connection to socio-political developments, the world of fashion and international trends in studio jewelry. The exhibition aims to showcase the talent as well as to highlight them as part of a vibrant current in contemporary visual art.
The exhibition illustrates the designers’ boundless imagination as well as the dynamism of a new “industry” associated to international studio jewelry production. New trends in crafts have grown to reply to global competition reflecting current events. Still, history and cultural traditions are very much embedded in the Greek artists’ agenda and the artists have been inspired from ancient Greek mythological heroes to Byzantine religious art and Greek regional costumes from the 17th and 18th centuries. However, evoking a moment in time is just what the artists attempt to show in this exhibition. It is here were we meet some troubled citizens influenced by the current economic unrest exploring a visual representation of catastrophe and then hope. Others seek a more romantic side of contemporary making and address environmental issues, using driftwood and dried flowers. Many of the artists have become involved in teaching classes to mentor the young ones in their own secrets. These experienced artists share with us works that are conceptual but of the highest technical craftsmanship. In the hands of the craftsmen we find that wearable jewelry can become free standing objects and vice versa, leaving the viewer to experience and imagine form and function in three dimensions.
Bridging geographical barriers we find that many of the participants have participated in shows in European countries mainly Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands.  Their participation in art fairs and major jewelry shows has brought them experience with current trends and a new know how. But there is still some way until a higher recognition from museum curators and private collectors. After 22 years of presenting innovative temporary exhibitions with decorative arts and promoting studio jewelry in Greece, the ILJM once again attempts to take the initiative to showcase the work of contemporary artists active in Greece and abroad.  For this we have enriched our winter program with lectures by distinguished international guests from museums and galleries, art historians and collectors who will meet with the artists and give lectures to the public. Also in the next few months artists will organize events to better demonstrate their work to experts and the public through lectures, workshops, performances and highlight the educational role of the exhibition.

 [CultureNow]: Νέα Εδάφη: Νέα περιοδική έκθεση στο Μουσείο Κοσμήματος Ηλία Λαλαούνη

Artists :  MARIA APOSTOLOPOULOU • CHRISTINA ATHANASOULA MANTZAVINOS • SOFIA BACHLAVA • SARINA BEZA • ERATO BOUCOYANNI • CORINNA COUTOUZI • DIMITRIS DASSIOS  • STELLA DELIGIANNI • ISMINI DOUZENI • ACHILLEUS GEORGIADIS • AFRODITI GOULA • AKIS GOUMASGEORGIA GREMOUTIMARIA GRIGORIOU DORA HARALAMBAKI • IOSIF IOSIFIDIS • MARIA KALAOGLOU • ANASTASIA KANDARAKI • KONSTANTINA KARAGEORGI • NIKOS KARAKOSTAS • HARA KARAMICHALI • VOULA KARAMPATZAKI • STAVROULA KAZIALE • APOSTOLOS KLEITSIOTIS • VALLY KONTIDIS  • MARIA KOUTMANI • MARIA MARGONI • MARIA MASTORI • MARY ZOI MOUSTAKOUDES • DIMITRIS NIKOLAIDIS  • POLYTIMI NIKOLOPOULOU • DESPINA PANTAZOPOULOU • SOFIA PAPALEXIOU • KATERINA PIMENIDU • EVANGELOS POLYZOS • GEORGIOS POLYZOS • ASPASIA POLYZOU • MARIA PSARIANOU • KATERINA PSOMA • ANGELIKI ROCANAS • ANDRONIKOS SAGIANNOS • IOANNIS SIOTIS • CHRISTINA SOUBLI • VASILEIOS STAMOULIS • SOFIA ZARARI • GESTHIMANI ZOULOVITS

 Akis Goumas - 2013 - Peri-Apta - necklace "porfyra" - silver, textile, gold leaf, pigments - with textile fragments by sculptor Georgia Gremouti. : Akis Goumas - 2013 – Peri-Apta – necklace « porfyra » – silver, textile, gold leaf, pigments – with textile work by sculptor Georgia Gremouti

 

 

 

Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry MuseumKallisperi 12
Athens – Greece
+30 21 0922 1044

 

 

29/12/2015

EXPO ‘Confabulate’ – Popeye loves olive, Athens (GR) – 5-18 Dec. 2015

CONFABULATE

at Popeye loves olive, 15 Greek jewelry designers confabulate with the Mexican artist Jorge Manilla by taking, as an inspiration, a piece of his work and making their own interpretation.

Opening: Saturday, December 5 at 20.00
confabulate
 
Participating Artists:
Kalliopi Andrikopoulou — Kelly Arnaoutaki — Katerina GlykaXenia Deimezi
Aggelika Diplari Victoria IoannidouErato KouloubiVally KontidisMaria KoutmaniIoanna NatsikouYakinthi OikonomouAntria PrasinouNiki Stylianou — Yannis Tsalapatis — Iryna Voitenko
Niki Stylianou jewel - Jorge Manilla drawings - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos  Niki Stylianou jewel – Jorge Manilla drawings – Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
 Aggelika Diplari  - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos  Aggelika Diplari - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
Iryna VoitenkoIryna Voitenko Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
Yakinthi Oikonomou  Yakinthi Oikonomou  Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
  Xenia Deimezi  Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos  Xenia Deimezi - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos  
Kalliopi Andrikopoulou - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos  Kalliopi Andrikopoulou – Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
 Katerina Glyka è Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos  Katerina Glyka - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos –   Yannis Tsalapatis Yannis Tsalapatis  Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos 
 Maria Koutmani - Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos Maria Koutmani – Photo Credits: Alexis Kamitsos
During Jorge Manilla‘s visit to Athens we will have the pleasure to attend his presentation analyzing important aspects of his work.
Lecture: Thursday, December 3 at 8 @ Popeye Loves Olive
Duration: 1 hour Jorge Manilla // Brooch – What do you want

 

Popeye loves olive
Libona 5, Plateia Agias Eirinis
10560 Athènes
tel +30 21 0867 3461
mail: eratokosmima@yahoo.com
eratojewellery.com
popeyelovesolive.com

 

 

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