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30/07/2017

Coup de coeur/Decouverte during AJW 2017 : Stefania SIOUFA, inner “Transformation”

« …… shaping my soul into art and jewelry »

Stefania SIOUFA    At ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK (AJW) 2017 –Central EXPO ‘Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces’ – Benaki Museum, Athens (GR) – 18-21 May 2017

Stefania Sioufa THOUGHTS brooches at AJW 2017Stefania Sioufa the 4 THOUGHTS brooches at AJW 2017

and the work of Stefania Sioufa has been selected for JOYA 2017 !!
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« SCENES OF THE MIND »
« My work is a means of expression, articulating ideas, transforming thoughts and emotions, shaping my psyche into jewelry.
This creative journey provides me with peace of mind and helps me improve myself. Pursuing and discovering new paths, experimenting with different colors and materials, is part of a process for bringing to life pieces that hold a special meaning to me as an artist and to the wearer.
My new project is about inner “Transformation”; transformation of the soul.
I created a jewelry collection that symbolises the transformation of positive and
negative thoughts that we are having during the day.
The continuous stream of thoughts, via meditation, gradually fades away, providing serenity and tranquility to the mind and soul. Through silence and observation of my thoughts, there comes an understanding, a need for change and self-improvement. »
Stefania Sioufa - "Thoughts" brooch - paper, silver, aluminium foil, broken mirrors, water colorsStefania Sioufa - « Thoughts » brooch – paper, silver, aluminium foil, broken mirrors, water colors
« via meditation, slowly, all the bad (thoughts) are buried deep inside (the broken mirrors pieces that are INSIDE the brooch) and peace and beauty and serenity comes out, with nice and soft colors, with a smooth structure, done with smooth materials (paper), that looks like a flower in bud, a blossoming flower , a future beauty …. »
Stefania Sioufa - "Scene of the Mind" Brooch Silver, pigments, cement, brass sheets, resin, sand, plasterStefania Sioufa - « Scene of the Mind » Brooch – Silver, pigments, cement, brass sheets, resin, sand, plaster
Stefania Sioufa. Greece,  Brooch: Silver, pigments, cement, brass sheets, resin, sand, plaster, mixed media. “Transformation” means the inner change, the work I do with myself and my soul. It is the best version of me, coming from the "dialogue with myself". Through silence, meditation and observation of my thoughts, comes the understanding and my need for change and internal transformation. It means the transition from negative to positive status, my self-improvement, the change of courStefania Sioufa. Greece,  Brooch: Silver, pigments, cement, brass sheets, resin, sand, plaster, mixed media.
“Transformation” means the inner change, the work I do with myself and my soul. It is the best version of me, coming from the « dialogue with myself ». Through silence, meditation and observation of my thoughts, comes the understanding and my need for change and internal transformation. It means the transition from negative to positive status, my self-improvement, the change of course, the opening of new roads. »
seems that this brooch has not reached yet a status of « peacefulness » ……..
Stefania Sioufa - Positive negative thoughts - brooch Stefania Sioufa - Positive negative thoughts – brooch
Krama -  "Let your thoughts go away" brooch / Stefania Sioufa Stefania Sioufa -  « Let your thoughts go away » brooch / Krama
 Stefania Sioufa   nov.2016 ·   Let your thoughts go away - my project  TRANSFORMATIONStefania Sioufa   nov.2016 ·   Let your thoughts go away – my project  TRANSFORMATION
Stefania Sioufa brooch (BACK)Stefania Sioufa brooch (BACK)Stefania Sioufa ·   "It's time for Healing", brooch.Stefania Sioufa ·   « It’s time for Healing », brooch
« from dark to light side, from rough to smooth, from « bad » to « good », from negative to positive, from « war » to peace ….. »
Stefania Sioufa   -juill. 2017 ·  Experimenting fight / loose control / find yourselfStefania Sioufa   -juill. 2017 ·  Experimenting fight / loose control / find yourself

 

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19/04/2017

ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK (AJW) 2017 –Central EXPO ‘Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces’ – Benaki Museum, Athens (GR) – 18-21 May 2017

ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK 2017

AJW 2017 on Facebook

AJW 2017

Central Exhibition  « Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces«   at Benaki Museum

οpening THURSDAY 18/5 at 19h

The central exhibition titled « Art + Jewel: Intersecting Spaces » is hosted by the Benaki Museum of Piraeus Str. and has exclusivity
in participation of 48 selected artists of contemporary jewelry from Greece and abroad. Also this year, the important German artist Peter Bauhuis honors the event as a guest and exhibits his work in the central exhibition area.

AJW 2017 on Facebook  Central Exhibition  "Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces

  the Selected Individual Artists 2017  are :

Aggelika Diplari – Greece // Angelos Konstantakatos – Greece // Akis Goumas – Greece //  Angela Malhues – Chile //  Anna Vlahos – Greece/Australia // Antria Prasinou – Greece //  Christine Jalio – Finland //  Daniella Saraya -Israel // Demitra Thomloudis – USA // Georgia Gremouti – Greece // Hao-Han-Jhang – Taiwan // Ioli Livada – Greece // Irina Siman/Wundervenus – Belarus //  Iryna Voitenko – Ukraine // Isabelle Busnel -France-UK //  Kätrin Beljaev – Estonia //  Kristine Nuke Pantelejeva – Latvia // Liana Pattihis – UK/Cyprus // Magali Thibault Gobeil – Canada //  Maria Tsimpiskaki - Greece // Martina Dempf – Germany // Melina Lindroos – Finland //  Mika Kaskantami – Greece // Sara Chyan – Hong Kong  // Snem Yildirim – Turkey // Sol Flores – Argentina // Stefania Sioufa – Greece //  Yakinthi Oikonomou – Greece //  Yiota Vogli – Greece

Invited talented child: Rafail Kasteroudis – Greece / Ραφαήλ Καστερούδης

Guest Artist:  Peter Bauhuis – Germany

Selected Students:
Carla Movia – Alchimia // Joanna Grigoriou – Anamma Studio // Laura Salguero – EASD Valencia // Siri Sandell – Oslo National Academy of Arts // Xan – EASD Valencia // Yuxi Sun – Idar Oberstein

 GUEST ARTIST - Peter Bauhuis  "NEOPHYSALIA" Brooch BronzeGUEST ARTIST - Peter Bauhuis  « NEOPHYSALIA » Brooch Bronze

Invited talented child: Rafail Kasteroudis - Greece Invited talented child: Rafail Kasteroudis – Greece – « Armour Jewelry »  Hand piece – Aluminium, imitation gold leaf, beads, plastic

*Akis Goumas - "Θραύσμα Μοναχό" Brooch Silver, turtle shell, steel, colouring agentsAkis Goumas - « Θραύσμα Μοναχό » Brooch Silver, turtle shell, steel, colouring agentsAntria Prasinou - "Only a word matters" Brooch Paper, ink, silver, threads, caneAntria Prasinou - « Only a word matters » Brooch Paper, ink, silver, threads, cane

Maria Tsimpiskaki - "Armatures and Shadows: the Traces of Being" #1 Bracelet Sterling silver, bronze, pigment, pvc, sea anemone findingMaria Tsimpiskaki – « Armatures and Shadows: the Traces of Being » #1 Bracelet Sterling silver, bronze, pigment, pvc, sea anemone finding

AJW 2017 - Yiota Vogli -  SHADOWS collection - the birds:  Yiota Vogli -  SHADOWS collection – the birds

Aggelika Diplari - "Surfaces of Time" Brooch Wood, argentium silver, pigments, stainless steel, varnishesAggelika Diplari - « Surfaces of Time » Brooch Wood, argentium silver, pigments, stainless steel, varnishes

 Ioli Livada  - "Imaginary Flowers" #3 - Brooch Dried aubergine peel, corn leaf, bronze, silver, sponge, threads, acrylic paint Ioli Livada  – « Imaginary Flowers » #3 – Brooch Dried aubergine peel, corn leaf, bronze, silver, sponge, threads, acrylic paint

 Christine Jalio  "Past, Loss, Future" #5  Pendant Silk clay, silver, wireChristine Jalio  « Past, Loss, Future » #5  Pendant Silk clay, silver, wireDaniella Saraya - "Re-Cover" Necklace Silver, quartz crystals, epoxy, marble powder, wood, paintDaniella Saraya. – « Re-Cover » Necklace Silver, quartz crystals, epoxy, marble powder, wood, paintHao-Han Jhang - "Burgeon" #1- Brooch Copper, brass, mineral powderHao-Han Jhang - « Burgeon » #1- Brooch Copper, brass, mineral powderIryna Voitenko - “Subtle Truth” Necklace Silk, leather, threads, porcelain Iryna Voitenko - “Subtle Truth” Necklace Silk, leather, threads, porcelain

Irina Siman/WUNDERVENUS  "Temple"  Ring Silver castedIrina Siman/WUNDERVENUS  « Temple »  Ring Silver casted Isabelle Busnel - Brooch Silicone, rhinestones, pearls, magnet 2017Isabelle Busnel - Brooch Silicone, rhinestones, pearls, magnet 2017

Anna Vlahos  "Bkack Saw" Brooch Oxidised silver, stainless steelAnna Vlahos  « Bkack Saw » Brooch Oxidised silver, stainless steel

Aggelos Konstantakatos - "Hidden perspectives: Olindi" Brooch Fruit - Carpus, resin, color, oxidized silverAngelos Konstantakatos.- « Hidden perspectives: Olindi » Brooch Fruit – Carpus, resin, color, oxidized silver

 Angela Malhües - "Death Come Get My" Brooch_Necklace Copper, leather, silver, vitreous enamels, textile, threadsAngela Malhües – « Death Come Get My » Brooch_Necklace Copper, leather, silver, vitreous enamels, textile, threads

 Magali Thibault Gobeil - "Candy Dots" Brooch Polyurethane, vinyl, cord, magnetMagali Thibault Gobeil Joaillière - « Candy Dots » Brooch Polyurethane, vinyl, cord, magnet

 Melina Lindroos - "Hiding Places" #2 Brooch Satin, avocado skin, stainless steelMelina Lindroos - « Hiding Places » #2 Brooch Satin, avocado skin, stainless steel Liana Pattihis - "Offerings-Τάματα" #2 from 18 Ring Vintage ring, beeswax church candle, acrylic paint Liana Pattihis - « Offerings-Τάματα » #2 from 18 Ring Vintage ring, beeswax church candle, acrylic paint

 Kristine Nuke-Pantelejeva  "Looking for Atlantida" #2 Pendant Porcelain, hemp cord, silver detailsKristine Nuke-Pantelejeva  « Looking for Atlantida » #2 Pendant Porcelain, hemp cord, silver details

 Stefania Sioufa - "Scene of the Mind" Brooch Silver, pigments, cement, brass sheets, resin, sand, plaster Stefania Sioufa - « Scene of the Mind » Brooch Silver, pigments, cement, brass sheets, resin, sand, plaster

Yakinthi Oikonomou - "Home Sweet Home" Brooch Αrgentium silve, bronze, stainless steelYakinthi Oikonomou - « Home Sweet Home » Brooch Αrgentium silve, bronze, stainless steel

Georgia Gremouti - "Corpus Colonies II" Brooch Silk, silver, steelGeorgia Gremouti - « Corpus Colonies II » Brooch Silk, silver, steel

Sol Flores  "Impractical Fleet" #3  Ring Wood, plastic, silverSol Flores  « Impractical Fleet » #3  Ring Wood, plastic, silver

Mika Kaskantami - "The maquettes" #5 Necklace Polymeric clay, alpacaMika Kaskantami.- « The maquettes » #5 Necklace Polymeric clay, alpaca

Demitra Thomloudis - "Over the Fence" excerpt from CrossPass project 35 brooches + video projection + audio Cement, resin, brass, steel, pigment, graphite pencilDemitra Thomloudis – « Over the Fence » excerpt from CrossPass project 35 brooches + video projection + audio Cement, resin, brass, steel, pigment, graphite pencil

 

Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe / 138 Pireos & Andronikou St., tel. (+30) 210 3453111, www.benaki.gr
opening hours: Fri-Sat-Sun: 11.00 – 21.00, Thurs: 11.00 – 23.00

 

 

18/04/2017

ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK (AJW) 2017 – general schedule – Athens (GR) – 18-21 May 2017

ATHENS JEWELRY WEEK 2017

AJW 2017 on Facebook

AJW 2017

Contemporary jewelry meets the Athenian audience in a 4-day art event with international participations.

For a second year in a row, Athens Jewelry Week opens its doors to welcome its guests. The objective of this new and dynamic institution is to present to the Greek audience the trends and the rich diversity of contemporary art jewelry, as they have been evolving in Greece and abroad.

In the framework of the international jewelry scene, the organization constitutes the Greek presence on the world map of equivalent art events with an ever increasing interest. AJW 2017 covers four days of exhibitions, lectures and workshops, highlighting contemporary jewelry creators, their art and their authentic work.

The central exhibition titled “Art + Jewelry: Intersecting Spaces is hosted this year by the Benaki Museum (Pireos Annexe) and it aims to present the exceptional work of 48 selected artists. The influential German jewelry maker Peter Bauhuis, invited as a guest artist, will honor the event with his presence, by exhibiting his work in the main exhibition hall and by opening the lectures program.

AJW 2017 also includes 5 group exhibitions that will take places in various venues around Athens, lectures and seminars. The closing of the event will be marked by the awards ceremony. Awards will be given by international institutions/entities that are active in the contemporary jewelry field.

Athens Jewelry Week – organized by Anticlastics, a group of contemporary jewelry creators – aims, among other things, at introducing the art of contemporary jewelry to the broader public. It is addressed to artists and art aficionados of all ages and backgrounds, but mostly to all those who love contemporary art jewelry and want to learn more about it. Because -as the poet W.B. Yeats would say- « The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper ».

 
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For the Central Exhibition « Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces«  at Benaki Museum the Selected Individual Artists 2017  are :

Aggelika Diplari – Greece // Angelos Konstantakatos – Greece // Akis Goumas – Greece //  Angela Malhues – Chile //  Anna Vlahos – Greece/Australia // Antria Prasinou - Greece //  Christine Jalio – Finland //  Daniella Saraya -Israel // Hao-Han-Jhang – Taiwan // Ioli Livada – Greece // Irina Siman/Wundervenus – Belarus //  Iryna Voitenko – Ukraine // Isabelle Busnel -France-UK //  Kätrin Beljaev – Estonia //  Kristine Nuke Pantelejeva – Latvia // Liana Pattihis – UK/Cyprus // Magali Thibault Gobeil - Canada //  Maria Tsimpiskaki - Greece //  Martina Dempf – Germany // Melina Lindroos – Finland //  Mika Kaskantami – Greece // Sara Chyan – Hong Kong  // Snem Yildirim – Turkey // Sol Flores – Argentina // Stefania Sioufa – Greece //  Yakinthi Oikonomou – Greece //  Yiota Vogli - Greece

 Benaki Museum« ART + JEWELRY: INTERSECTING SPACES » EXHIBITION
18 – 21 MAY 2017 @ BENAKI MUSEUM – 138 PIREOS STR.

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SCHEDULE

 

THURSDAY , 18/5


19.00 : οpening : Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces (group exhibition)
@Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe / 138 Pireos & Andronikou St., tel. (+30) 210 3453111, www.benaki.gr
Dates: 18/5 – 21/5, opening hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00-21:00

AjW 2017

 

 

FRIDAY19/5


11.00-15.00 : workshop : Anamma studio / contemporary jewelry seminars
@Benaki Museum (Pireos St. Annexe) / 138 Pireos & Andronikou St. /  tel. (+30) 210 3453111, www.benaki.gr
for reservations (+30) 6972848300, www.anamma.gr

5 SENSES Interactive Workshop - AJW 2017

18.00 : opening : +Apantima
@Krama School of Contemporary Jewelry / Evrou 9 Str., 11528, Athens / tel. (+30) 6939080989, 6972840825
www.kramainstitute.com
Dates: 19/5 – 21/5, opening hours: Fri-Sat-Sunday: 11.00 – 21.00

KRAMA school

 

19.30 : opening : “Worthless” by Arkivet Collective (group exhibition)
@IOS22 Creative Gallery (art + architecture) / Tzaferi 10, 11854, Gazi / tel. (+30) 210 3460710
www.ios22.com
Dates: 19/5 – 21/5, opening hours: Friday: 12.00 – 21.00, Saturday: 11.00 – 19.00, Sunday: 11.00 – 17.00

AJW 2017 - 19-05 : 19.30 : opening : “Worthless” by Arkivet Collective

21.00 : opening : JOYA Barcelona (fair)
@The Sowl / Herakleidon 10, Thiseio / tel. (+30) 210 345003
www.thesowl.com
Dates: 18/5 – 21/5, opening hours: Thurs-Fri: 16.00-02.00, Sat: 11.00-03.00, Sun: 11.00-00.00

JOYA at AJW 2017

A COCKTAIL PARTY WILL FOLLOW

 

 


SATURDAY, 20/5


11.00 – 15.00: lectures
@Benaki Museum, Main Building / 1 Koumbari St. & Vas. Sofias Ave. / tel. (+30) 210 3671000 / www.benaki.gr

Peter Bauhuis – Jewelry Artist: “Armillaria, Arithmeticians and other Amazements”
Georgia Gremouti – Visual Artist: “Poly-folds – expanding the dimensions”
Juan Riusech – Founder of Alliages Organization & Gallery : “Back to the future, a jewel history”
Marianne Gassier – Blogger / Collector: “Jewelry, a NEED for life”

 

19.00 : opening : “The after Joya effect IV” (group exhibition)
@Popeye Loves Olive Art-Space / 5 Limbona str., 10560, Ag. Irinis Square / tel. (+30) 210 8673461
www.popeyelovesolive.com
Dates: 18/5- 6/6, opening hours: Tues-Sat: 12.00-20.00, Sun: 12.00 – 17.00

The After Joya Effect IV -  18 may-6 june 2017

 

21.00 : opening : Difference by Jonathan Hens & Dimitar Stankov (group exhibition)
@Six D.o.g.s / 6-8 Avramiotou str., Monastiraki 10551, Athens / tel. (+30) 210 3210510 / www.sixdogs.gr
Dates: 19/5- 21/5, opening hours: Friday, Saturday : 12.00 – 19.00, Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00

Jonathan HENS - no expiry - ww.sixdogs.gr

 


SUNDAY21/5


17.00 – 19.00 : awards
The Anticlastics Award
The Benaki Award
The Alchimia Award
@Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe / 138 Pireos & Andronikou St. / tel. (+30) 210 3453111 / www.benaki.gr

 

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01/07/2015

EXPO ‘IS THAT JEWELRY ?’ – Anamma Studio, Athens (GR) – 2-5 Juill. 2015

« IS THAT JEWELRY ? » – EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY -

ANAMMA STUDIO – ATHENS

IS THAT JEWELRY?
An exhibition that wonders and asks about the many different aspects of contemporary jewelry
« How do you wear this ring? »
« Is your brooch dangerous? »
« Why is your necklace so large? »
« Is that jewelry ? » exhibition does not have all the answers. But it has many ideas to get the discussion started. It has plenty of creators and jewelry in order to make this an interesting discussion. It also has many parallel activities (performances and workshops) – not just words. The most important thing, it has the desire to guide you through the fascinating world of contemporary jewelry, the way the participants and the creators are experiencing it.

 Is that jewelry?   Greece

jewels by:  Anastasia AgglopoulouJenny Antonopoulou — Amerissa Apokremioti — Maro VasiliadouAnna VlahosYiota VogliKaterina Glyka – Ioanna Grigoriou — Ioanna Dimitrakopoulou — Evangelia DimitriouAggelika Diplari — Katerina Kallivrousi — Anastasia Kandaraki — Lily Kanellopoulou — Hara Kourtali — Angelo Konstantakato — Aggeliki Madi — Sevi Mavrelou — Sotiria Bramou — Elli Xippa — Iakinthi OikonomouKiriaki Panagi — Anna Pervolaraki — Stella Petraki — Myrto Prokopiou — Elena Simou — Stefania Sioufa — Myrto Smerdi — Theodora — Chrysa Chatzikonstantinidou – Nikola Psihogio.

"IS THAT JEWELRY" -  ANAMMA STUDIO - ATHENS

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 anastasia-agglopoulou Anastasia Agglopoulou

Yiota VogliYiota Vogli

 Jenny Antonopoulou  Jenny Antonopoulou

Chrysa Chatzikonstantinidou - ebony with acrylic colour neckpieceChrysa Chatzikonstantinidou ebony with acrylic colour neckpiece

Myrto ProkopiouMyrto Prokopiou

(Μυρτώ Προκοπίου) Myrto Prokopiou _ absolutely-needed-to-become-one-copyMyrto Prokopiou

  ring by Myrto Prokopiou  Myrto Prokopiou  Ring: Watching from a distance IV, 2014 – Polyurethane foam, alpaca, color
10 x 10 x 10 cm – Photo by: George Vitsaropoulos

Kiriaki Panagi Kiriaki Panagi

 Maro Vasileiadou  Maro Vasileiadou

rings bu Maro Vasiliadou ‎   Maro Vasiliadou ‎ Rings: Cocktail party, 2013 – Plastic, resin, color – 6 x 3,5 x 2,5 cm
Photo by: Orestis Rovakis

Anna Vlahos Earrings: Ash Queen Earrings, 2014 925 silver 6 x 2 cm, 5 x 1 cm, 5 x 1 cmAnna Vlahos  Earrings: Ash Queen Earrings, 2014 925 silver

 Evangelia Dimitriou Evangelia Dimitriou

Angelos KonstantakatosAngelos Konstantakatos

Katerina Glyka Katerina Glyka – detail of a necklace

 Brooch by Iakinthi OikonomouBrooch by Iakinthi Oikonomou

Aggelika Diplari Greece, 1960. Necklace - Wood, silver, argentium silver, pigment, acrylics.Aggelika Diplari – Necklace – Wood, silver, argentium silver, pigment, acrylics.

Sotiria BramouSotiria Bramou

Stefania Sioufa Brooch: Untitled, 2013 Paper, silver, alpaca 16 x 9 x 4 cmStefania Sioufa Brooch: Untitled, 2013 Paper, silver, alpaca 16 x 9 x 4 cm

 

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Anamma Studio
Atopos CVC
Salaminos 72,
104 35  Athens – Greece
+30 21 0883 8151
press@atopos.gr

 

 

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