Country: Australia

Elegy

This is the catalog for Elegy, which was scheduled for March 10–April 9, 2020 and invited 12 Australian women artists to present jewelry and objects that facilitate mourning for a world in peril. The project asked us to recognize the profound mental and emotional impacts of climate change on individuals and society, and to acknowledge …

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The avid mundane

Reflecting on some of the contributions to the jewelry field by Otto Künzli, Lisa Walker, and Yuka Oyama.

Inaugural Mari Funaki award review

The inaugural Mari Funaki Award attracted an outstanding response from over 500 international and local artists. The show, which comprised 31 selected works from the overwhelming number of submissions, was open until September 13, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia. The judges–renowned practitioners and educators Warwick Freeman and Simon Cottrell, and leading curator and writer Julie Ewington–performed …

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Unnatural Phenomena

An exhibition of works by Patrícia Correia Domingues and Sara Gackowska at Gallery Funaki Melbourne. In August 2014, the Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery awarded Patrícia Correia Domingues and Sara Gackowska each with the prize in the emerging artist category. Both jewelers were unknown to the three judges (Warwick Freeman, Simon Cottrell, and Julie …

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Escapade Review

Architect Eli Giannini explores Swiss jeweler David Bielander’s solo exhibition of idiosyncratic objects at Gallery Funaki in 2014.

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