October 2023, Half 1
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Listings gathered with help from Carrie Yodanis.
WIN $7,500 AND AN EXHIBITION IN MUNICH!
AJF’s Younger Artist Award acknowledges promise, innovation, and individuality, and advances the careers of rising artists. Artists aged 35 and underneath could apply for this worldwide prize in up to date artwork jewellery, which incorporates US$7,500 for the winner, in addition to an exhibition throughout Schmuck, in March 2024, for the winner and 4 finalists, who will every obtain $1,000. Purposes accepted by means of November 6, 2023. Info.
- AJF Reside with Sulo Bee, October 4, 2023. Register here.
- AJF Reside with Khanya Mthethwa. The winner of the Susan Beech Mid-Profession Grant shall be our visitor on October 25, 2023. Register here.
- AJF Reside Goes to South Africa, November 1, 2023. Register here.
From trunk exhibits to jewellery weeks, auctions, lectures, symposia, and every little thing in between. See the record here.
FEEL LIKE SEEING A JEWELRY SHOW?
Discover these listings and plenty of, many extra on our dedicated exhibition page:
- 2023 Annual Group Present, at Fingers beginning October 7
- Everything Looks Good, at Platina Stockholm October 4–8
- Jamie Bennett: Ten Thousand Hours, at Sienna Patti by means of October 8
- Handbook for Small Repairs: Jorge Castañón, at Jewelers’Werk by means of October 13
- Esther Knobel & Vered Kaminski: Networks, at Gallery Loupe by means of October 21
- Story Hunters: Jana Machatovà & Peter Machata, at Thereza Pedrosa Gallery by means of October 22
- Despo Sophocleous: Detours, at Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h by means of October 28
- Ute Decker & Christophe Tissot: Changement D’échelle/A Query Of Scale, a part of Parcours Bijoux, October 3–29
- Deganit Stern Schocken, at Four October 11–November 3
- The Texture of Place | Funlola Coker, at Brooklyn Steel Works by means of November 4
ETHICAL GEM FAIR AT BROOKLYN METAL WORKS: OCTOBER 19–21, 2023
Held by a bunch of gemstone suppliers with a dedication to transparency and accountable sourcing within the gemstone provide chain. They function in several methods to attain this: by supporting artisanal miners and their communities, offering gems with verifiable origins and full traceability, committing to honest pay and honest remedy for everybody concerned within the provide chain, adhering to clear and accountable environmental insurance policies, and selling well being and security at mines and supplying SCS-certified recycled diamonds and gems. Info.
CALL FOR ENTRY—STORYTELLERS
This exhibition at Ombré Gallery will focus not solely on the jewellery, however the artists’ tales behind the work—revealing a reminiscence, a fact, or one thing imaginary. The magic of storytelling has existed throughout cultures relationship again over 30,000 years. Right now, artists proceed to share storytelling traditions, however have added fashionable strategies comparable to social media, images, efficiency, and videography to activate and showcase varied types of artwork and craft. Deadline: October 1, 2023. Info.
THE BALTIMORE JEWELRY CENTER SEEKS EXHIBITION PROPOSALS
Proposals, that are for BJC’s 2024/25 gallery schedule, aren’t restricted to jewellery, and may embrace thematic exhibitions or exhibitions showcasing an artist or group of artists. BJC desires exhibitions that discover the gallery setting in an surprising approach, search to position jewellery and craft inside a bigger context, and develop connections in the neighborhood at giant. The BJC’s aim is to show distinctive curatorial viewpoints, expose its viewers to recent and rising makers and concepts, and current artwork jewellery and metalsmithing in a broader artwork context. The establishment is very excited to see proposals that create a various and inclusive gallery house so as to elevate underrepresented voices. Deadline: October 20, 2023. Info.
DEMITRA THOMLOUDIS WILL TEACH A WORKSHOP OCTOBER 18, 2023
Discover ways to switch laser-printed photographs to metallic surfaces. This method may also be used on a number of different supplies, together with wooden and plastics. Afterwards, you’ll discuss store and focus on hacks and greatest practices. Data and tickets here.
NATIVE AMERICAN DESIGN: THE OTHER STAR OF BRITISH VOGUE’S OCTOBER COVER
Jewellery by Charles Loloma, Jamie Okuma, Pat Pruitt, Ataumbi Metals, Elias Not Afraid, Ironhorse Quillwork, Patricia Michaels, and different makers characteristic within the photographs accompanying the duvet article, which facilities on Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio’s upcoming movie, Killers of the Flower Moon. Mahnaz Collection, an AJF member gallery, loaned items for the picture shoot. Congrats to all of the makers! More.
TWO EXHIBITIONS FEATURE IRIS EICHENBERG
Iris Eichenberg: The place Phrases Fail will run October 20, 2023–January 13, 2024 on the Lowe Artwork Museum, in Coral Gables, FL. That includes practically 40 objects that span three many years of exercise, this exhibition is the primary complete, mid-career survey of Eichenberg’s oeuvre, which ranges from conceptual jewellery to thought-provoking installations. Topoanalysis/ Wer bin Ich? is at David Kelin Gallery, in Detroit, by means of November 4, 2023. It exhibits new work that refers to Gaston Bachelard’s research of the websites of our intimate lives.
TWO AJF MEMBERS JOIN MAD’S BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Susan Ach and Cheryl Riley have joined the Museum of Artwork and Design’s board of trustees. Ach was a human sources govt and suggested regulation and graduate college students; she has served on the MAD About Jewellery Advisory Committee for greater than a decade. Riley was an account govt in promoting and is now an artist, furnishings designer, and artwork advisor whose focus is artists of the Black African Diaspora. She was a visitor on AJF Reside; watch it here.
PODCAST INTERVIEWS DIRK ALLGAIER
The Jewellery Journey talked with the managing director of Arnoldsche Artwork Publishers, which is thought for its attractive books on artwork jewellery and tremendous craft. Hear here.
SYMPOSIUM: OCTOBER 7–8, 2023
BJC Focus is a free, annual symposium that options shows, workshops, and demonstrations all centered round a selected theme. This yr’s two-day occasion will discover the complexities of place: how artists and makers make the most of each the direct artifacts of areas and areas, in addition to reminiscence and creativeness, to encourage and affect their work. It is going to characteristic audio system whose work makes use of particular references to position, together with: Demitra Thomloudis, Christina P. Day, Khanya Mthethwa, and Liesbet Bussche. The symposium can even characteristic a day of free workshops and demonstrations associated to this yr’s theme of place.
MARGIT HART IS PARTICIPATING IN VIENNA DESIGN WEEK 2023
The maker is a part of a presentation referred to as Design with out Borders | Design ohne Grenzen, held at Vienna’s Collegium Hungaricum by means of October 6, 2023.
SHIQI FU FEATURED IN WALLPAPER*
“My aesthetic philosophy is centered round crafting items that not solely embellish the physique but additionally stir feelings and recollections,” says the Glasgow College of Artwork grad, “thus bridging the hole between the enchanting realm of childhood and the intricate complexities of maturity.” The work is based on clouds, which the maker used to need to catch as a toddler. More.
JENNIFER CRUPI FEATURED IN COLOSSAL
The artist’s new Instruments for Reassuring Contact collection explores the facility of human contact. Born out of lockdown isolation, the prosthetic-like items curve and press the fingers and palms down, into the shoulder or arm of a companion. “Every work implies an empty house the place a second person is inspired to position [their] hand,” Crupi says. “As soon as engaged with the piece, a clamp-like mechanism exaggerates the contact and strain.” More.
LET’S SEE MORE DUDES WEARING BROOCHES!
Earlier than we routinely noticed high-profile males carrying brooches on the pink carpet, Frank Everett, Sotheby’s vice chairman of bijou, was carrying and serving to popularize them. With For the Boys: A Jewellery Exhibition, he has now taken his ardour to the following stage and curated a promoting exhibition of 100 jewels geared at convincing extra guys to purchase luxe jewellery designs. The exhibit is at Sotheby’s New York till October 5. Costs vary from $3K to $300K. More.
WHY PINK DIAMONDS?
New data on the potential origins of Australia’s pink diamonds has emerged. More.
MATERIAL TOPIC SYMPOSIUM: SHIFT IN VALUES
Organized by East Carolina College MFA candidates Emily Booker, Tracey Lagomasino-Bell, and Chase Shotton, the occasion shall be held January 12–14, 2024, in Greenville, NC. The schedule of occasions shall be introduced later this month. Info.
APPLY FOR THE FAVELAB E-RESIDENCY
The four-day e-residency, with the theme “The Highway to Elefsina,” consists of on-line workshops + Athens digital go to + publication + video screening. Contributors are challenged to discover the parable of Persephone and her sacred marriage and loss of life, and to provide their very own interpretation of everlasting move. Deadline: October 8, 2023. Info.
DESIGNERS IN RESIDENCE 2024, AT EMMA CREATIVE CENTER
Interdisciplinary venture proposals are welcome for this residency directed at designers within the areas of bijou, style, accent, industrial and communication design, and different design disciplines. Three scholarships out there. The winners will keep in Pforzheim, Germany, April 1–June, 30 2024. Deadline: November 15, 2023. Info.
SEND IN WHATEVER TO THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Quebec Metropolis’s Galerie Lewis seeks no matter for its annual vacation exhibition. Most of us have fastidiously thought-about practices, the explanation why, what, and the way we create. We will fall right into a cycle of churning out business work, staying in our consolation zones, feeling the strain to feed an algorithm. There’s freedom in letting go, saying “no matter,” and making No matter. One in all a sort and limited-edition items most popular, however you may submit your manufacturing work—who cares! Deadline: October 31, 2023. Info.
BOOK—FRANCESCA AMFITHEATROF: FANTASTICAL JEWELS
Written in a journal-like type and adorned with unique sketches, gouaches, collages, and private pictures, the ebook showcases how Amfitheatrof, the creative director of bijou and watches for Louis Vuitton, approached 4 collections following a theme, as a storyteller would method a novel, however written within the oldest supplies on our planet—diamonds, coloured stones, and golds. More.
BOOK—PHARRELL: CARBON PRESSURE & TIME |A BOOK OF JEWELS
Few recording artists have had a larger hand in incorporating the tradition of hip-hop into up to date luxurious than Pharrell Williams. Collaborating with Louis Vuitton practically 20 years in the past, Pharrell was the primary to have his designs built-in into haute joaillerie. His revolutionary team-ups proceed, most memorably with Tiffany and Chanel. With frequent collaborators comparable to NIGO® and Tyler the Creator, Pharrell discusses his function within the evolution of hip-hop jewellery, the processes concerned within the creation of his one-of-a-kind customized items, and the state of connoisseurship in a rising marketplace for essentially the most extravagant of hip-hop collectibles. Here’s a review.
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