Once Upon a Time: Catarina Silva

The endless mysteries of love, desire and memory make up “Once Upon a Time,” the latest solo exhibition of Catarina Silva. She started by collecting, for a few years, the colored wrappings of chocolates and the next step was to use them in her works. From the ideas already explored by the artist – fantasy, …

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Bettina Speckner: Navegar é Preciso (Sailing Is Necessary), at Galeria Tereza Seabra

The catalog for the exhibition held June 4–July 2, 2022. “I am particularly fond of photographs,” says the artist. “Sometimes they are old and show bygone places or people of times past, but quite often I use photos I took myself of trunks, flowers, lonesome lanes, or landscapes. These pictures turn into pieces of jewelry. …

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BARA: Cosmic Nascency

With his new series, BARA, Ruudt Peters has created a series of graphite objects all of which center around the subject of emerging darkness. The shaped forms follow Mircea Eliade’s reconstruction of ideas for cosmic origin. Hence, these small, secluded, and shadowed objects at the verge between hollowness and hallowing seemingly introduce a material and …

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Pilosities brings together three artists whose works are similar in their choice and use of raw materials: Human hair, feathers, and furs. In Haptic stones, Lore Langendries wishes to arouse curiosity by displaying hairs—fine imagery and a visual illusion. Pieces look like solid rocks rounded off by the action of nature but they feel like …

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This is the catalog for Time/Time Past, an exhibition of contemporary jewelry by Iris Eichenberg and Marta Costa Reis. Time/Time Past was held in Lisbon, at Galeria Reverso, July 20–September 15, 2018; and at Munich Jewellery Week 2019, at Goldberg Studios, March 13–16, 2019. Courtesy of Marta Costa Reis.

Collectiva Meeting Catalog – International Exhibition 2018

The Collectiva Meeting | International Exhibition 2018 event took place in Porto, Portugal, and brought together national and international authors in exposition with the objective of promoting new talents and innovative work in the field of contemporary jewelry. This catalog shows some of the jewelry pieces presented, along with a brief explanation of the concepts …

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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.

Tradition and humiliation

The role of women in jewelry tradition nowadays, and the acceptance of jewelry practice as contemporary art.

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