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09/11/2014

EXPO ‘WWWA’ – Estonian Museum of Applied Art & Design, Tallinn (EE) – 7 Nov. 2014- 18 Janv. 2015

WWWA [Words & Works from a World Away (Sõnad ja tööd sealt kaugelt)]Estonian Museum of Applied Art & Design
A collaboration of Estonian and Australian jewellery artists
WWWA - estonia
OPENING 7 november 2014 – 5pm
Kuraator: Claire McArdle

What do they say about us on the other side of the world?
And what do you know about them?
This exhibition unites the northern and southern hemispheres through the work of jewellery and object artists from Australia & Estonia. In each country statements were collected from ordinary members of the public about their knowledge and opinion of the other country. Each artist chose a statement about their country from someone on the other side of the world. The piece they made is a reaction to this statement.
Words spoken across the globe invite a personal study of our own culture and a reaction to other’s perceptions of who we are. Each piece is a navigation of an outsider’s perspective and the resulting realisations and revelations about our own identity.
The two cultures have been explored through unverified perceptions and understandings. The resulting objects are repositories of both cultural and personal narratives. They examine the global flow of information between two physically and culturally separate countries and provoke an international exploration of self.

Linda al-Assi [EST] — Robert Baines [AUS] — Nicholas Bastin [AUS] — Robin Bold [AUS] — Zoe Brand [AUS] — Melissa Cameron [AUS] — Anna Davern [AUS] — Mark Edgoose [AUS] — Rita-Livia Erikson [EST] — Ulvi Haagensen [EST] — Mary Hackett [AUS] — Kirsten Haydon [AUS] — Nils Hint [EST] — Naoko Inuzuka [AUS] — Annika Kedelauk [EST] — Inari Kiuru [AUS] — Aija Kivi [EST] — Keiu Koppel [EST] — Katarina Kotselainen [EST] — Teresa Lane [AUS] — Urmas Lüüs [EST] — Kadri Mälk [EST] — Claire McArdle [AUS] — Hans-Otto Ojaste [EST] — Kaire Rannik [EST] — Anne Reinberg [EST] –  Adolfas Šaulys & Mari Relo-Šaulys [EST] — Mark Vaarwerk [AUS] — Anita Van Doorn [AUS] — Tanel Veenre [EST]

Tanel Veenre,   Metsik eljas I/Wild Beast I, 2012 Eesti/Estonia Photographer: Marc MorelTanel Veenre,   Metsik eljas I/Wild Beast I, 2012 Eesti/Estonia – Photo: Marc Morel

Nils Hint  - Words & World from a World Away. Austraalia ja Eesti ehtekunstNils Hint

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Estonian Museum of Applied Art & Design
Lai tn 17,
Tallinn 10133
Estonia, Tallinn

Open Wed-Sun 11.00-18.00

06/08/2012

EXPO ‘Once More, With Love’ – studio2017, Waterloo, Sydney (AU) – 31 Juill.–18 Aout 2012

Once More, With Love

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Many people are unaware of the darker side of jewellery production – the ethical issues, including the exploitation of workers, damage to the environment, resource depletion, as well as health issues for jewellers themselves. As makers of jewellery we acknowledge that our field interacts with complex notions of ‘want’ versus ‘need’. Hence we are aware of the importance of taking responsibility for how our individual practices may affect the needs and livelihoods of communities and environments globally.

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Once More, With Love is a not-for-profit travelling jewellery exhibition raising concepts of sustainability, recycling and ethical production. The project involves over 30kg of unwanted jewellery items donated by the Australian public which have been reworked ‘with love’ for this exhibition by a diverse selection of twenty one contemporary jewellers all with a proven interest in ethical making and recycled materials.  The works created for Once More, With Love propose a potential new life cycle for materials, while creating space for reflecting on their origins. The project is an opportunity for people to experience what creative minds can do with recycled materials in an everyday studio context.

The Once More, With Love project was started in 2010 by Suse Scholem, a contemporary jeweller from Melbourne who is passionate about sustainability and the power of art and community engagement. Suse was inspired by the activities of the American group Ethical Metalsmiths, who have significantly increased ethical/sustainability awareness in the American jewellery industry.  The Once More, With Love project grew from the success of a Melbourne-based jewellery recycling project organised by Suse.  As interest in the project grew, a significant number of jewellers became involved, and internationally respected jewellery artist Simon Cottrell, took on the role of co-curator. Along the way, the project has attracted significant patrons such as Dr Kevin Murray, Vice President of the World Craft Council, Asia Region, and Katie Scott Director of Gallery Funaki, Melbourne.

After Sydney, the exhibition will be heading to Canberra in October 2012 and then to Melbourne in early 2013.

In addition to the touring exhibition, the Once More, With Love project will involve events in each host city incorporating community discussions; as well as an ongoing website www.oncemorewithlove.com with information about issues relevant to the ethical sustainable implications of jewellery resources. The entire project was conceived with the aim of bringing the entire breadth of the jewellery community together to enter a dialogue around sustainable/ethical practice.  The project will be culminating in a weekend seminar in Melbourne Autumn 2013 which is still in planning

 

The artists involved in Once More, With Love include:
Zoe BrandMelissa CameronSarah CarlsonSimon CottrellAnna DavernSian EdwardsKarin FindeisSusan FrischJill HermansAlison JacksonTassia JoannidesJulie KiefelAli LimbVicki MasonRegina MiddletonSean O’ConnellSuse ScholemVicky ShukuroglouUte RoselerMelinda YoungMark Vaarwerk.

Melinda Young’s process (1,2,3) :Picture

Melinda Young 1

Picture Melinda Young 2 – ‘Grid neckpiece’ 925 Silver, Turquoise, Howlite, Acrylic Mirror, Epoxy, Silk Thread

Melinda Young - 'Scatter neckpiece' Lapis Lazuli, Sodalie, Scrap Acrylic, 925 Silver, Silk ThreadMelinda Young 3 – ‘Scatter neckpiece’ Lapis Lazuli, Sodalie, Scrap Acrylic, 925 Silver, Silk Thread

Zoe Brand - 'Between Sydney/Canberra' used postal bagZoe Brand – ‘Between Sydney/Canberra’ used postal bag

Regina Middleton - 'sylvia's pin' : electrical wire, shell, coral, freshwater pearls, cultured pearls, fake pearls, + other mystery bag materials, silver, steel pin    (from the "Once More, With Love" project/exhibition)Regina Middleton – ‘sylvia’s pin’ : electrical wire, shell, coral, freshwater pearls, cultured pearls, fake pearls, + other mystery bag materials, silver, steel pin

 

 

Studio 20/17
2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

 

Gallery Bilk

12 Palmerston Lane, Manuka
Canberra

14/06/2012

EXPO ‘The Year was 2006′ – Studio2017, Waterloo NSW (AU) – 19-30 Juin 2012

‘THE YEAR WAS 2006

An exhibition of 100 jewellery pieces made in 2006

The Year Was 2006 Waterloo Australia exhibitions unique custom jewelry custom handmade jewellery exhibitions

2006. It was a common year that started on a Sunday. John Howard was PM and Pluto was no longer classified as a planet. It is often bandied about that art is a reflection of our society; intrigued, we set out to find what 2006 might have looked like in terms of contemporary jewellery. 100 jewellers from across the globe have been invited to present one piece of jewellery they made 6 years ago. Presented as a salon hang, this exhibition will showcase an incredibly diverse array of jewellery and will give an overall snapshot of what these jewellers were thinking, making and the materials they were using all those years ago in 2006.

Alice Potter — Alice Whish — Alida Cappelletta — Amy Renshaw — Andrew Welch — Barbara Cotter — Bernadette Trainor — Beatriz Ruiz — Birgit LakenClaire McArdle — Coconut Lu — Bridget Kennedy — Danielle Butters — Danielle Sweeney — Deborah Rudolph — Diane Beevers — Elfrun Lach — Elfi Spiewack — Emma Fielden — Erin Timony — Francine Haywood — Heidemarie Herb — Helen Mok — Ilse-Marie Erl — InSync Design — Jacomien Labuschagne — Jandy Pannell — Jane Millard — Jane Pollard — Jane Reynolds — Jasmine Matus — Jennifer Gehbauer — Jessica McMullen — Jessica Morrison — Jessica Page — Judy McCaigJulie Usel — Julie Kiefel — Justine Austine — Karen Thompson — Karin Jakobsson — Karina Hunnerup — Karola TorkosKate BartonKath Inglis — Katrina Freene — Kelly McCallum — Kim Ebbeck — Linda Blair — Linda Van Niekerk — Lisa Furno — Luke-John Matthew Arnold — Madeleine Clark — Manuela Gandini — Mark Vaarwerk — Melanie Ihnen — Melinda YoungMelissa Cameron — Mervi Kurvinen — Michelle Kelly — Michelle Taylor — Minnette Michael — Mirca Maffi — Miriam Andraus Pappalardo — Nadine Smith — Naomi Schwartz — Paula Rodrigues — Phoebe Porter — Rachel Bell — Radka Passianova — Renee Damiani — Robi Szalay — Rudee Tancharoen — Sandy Marker — Shan Shan Mok — Sharon Fitness — Sharon Massey — Shauna Mayben – Shimara Carlow — Sian Edwards — Simon Cottrell — Sonya Scott — Stefanie Koelbel — Stephen Gallagher — Susan Frisch — Susanna Dwyer — Suzanne Esser — Szilvia Gyorgy — Tatjana Panyoczki — Teresa Faris — Vernon Bowden — Vicki Mason — Ximena Natanya Briceño — Zoe Brand
Flowering Gum Brooch Susan Frisch – Flowering Gum Brooch 

Alice Potter - spotty-necklaceAlice Potter – spotty necklace

Elfrun Lach - 'Corallium Rubrum' necklace - natural red coral branches, Elfrun Lach – ‘Corallium Rubrum’ necklace – natural red coral branches

carlow bangleShimara Carlow bangle
Birgit Laken -   Big Thumbnail, pendant hard fabric, 2006,Birgit Laken -   Big Thumbnail, pendant hard fabric, 2006

 

Studio2017
6b/ 2 Danks St
Waterloo NSW 2017  (AUSTRALIA)
Ph/fax: 02 9698 7999
Open: Tues – Sat 11 – 6pm
Email – gallery@studio2017.com.au

18/11/2010

EXPO ‘The BOX Project’ – Keeper Gallery, Gaffa, Sydney (AU) – 18-30 Nov. 2010

The BOX project

EXPO 'The BOX Project' - Keeper Gallery, Gaffa, Sydney (AU) - 18-30 Nov. 2010 dans Australie (AU) tumblr_lbzb2o3mYl1qzame0

Eighteen contemporary jewellers from Australia and New Zealand present work they have made using unexpected materials they received in a mysterious brown box. An unusual earplug neckpiece, shuttlecock earrings and brooches sprouting living grass adorn Gaffa Gallery’s walls amongst many other delightful pieces.

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Curator Jasmine Matus conceptually revisits her childhood busy box, a box full of collected items brought out on rainy afternoons to inspire the making of imaginative objects. Twenty years later, The Box Project involves professional jewellers using complex materials and techniques to bring to life this intriguing past.

 

ARTISTS INCLUDE :
Diane Appleby, Zoe Brand, Melissa Cameron, Zara Collins, Kristin D’Agostino, Sharon Fitness, Liana Kabel, Peta Kruger, Bridie Lander, Jasmine Matus, Carrie McDowell, Sunggee Min, Jessica Page, Alice Potter, Sonya Scott, Lauren Simeoni , Sondi , Melinda Young

 

Here is a sneak peak into some of the materials that the Box Project artists have received in the post. Now all they need do do is weave some magic :

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36956_137193439627588_125597760787156_391456_2394307_n dans Jasmine MATUS (AU)tumblr_l2n4ptlsHs1qzame0 dans Kristin D'AGOSTINO (NZ)

 

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