Jewellery as a “special potentiality of communication” Lucia Massei

By cloelea, Oct 2 2017 Lucia Massei, director of the contemporary jewellery school ALCHIMIA in Florence (http://alchimia.it/), says, talking about jewellery: “the jewel represents the gift par excellence. It is one of the oldest responses to an aesthetic and emotional human impulse; it has a special potentiality of communication, and allows to better define theContinue reading “Jewellery as a “special potentiality of communication” Lucia Massei”

Ailleurs, Emotional Nudity, Traces, Au fil de l’Autre…. Paris Parcours Bijoux 2017

By cloelea, Sep 28 2017 Medusa, Ailleurs, Au fil de l’Autre, Traces, Emotional Nudity, Sous Influence, Rêver un Rêve Impossible, Le Flou, le Faux, le Double – Trouble dans l’Ornement, Deep Love, Enveloppe, Paris est un Prétexte… So many enticing titles for an autumn in Paris! A major international jewellery event is taking place thisContinue reading “Ailleurs, Emotional Nudity, Traces, Au fil de l’Autre…. Paris Parcours Bijoux 2017”

“Too fragile when you are close” Viktorija Domarkaite

By cloelea, Jul 11 2017 This jewellery project by Ukrainian artist Viktorija Domarkaite, which resulted in a neckpiece, a performance and a video, illustrates my last posts on the concept of jewellery as being not only intricately linked with the wearer, but also part of his/her existence. The performance involved giving “a possibility for theContinue reading ““Too fragile when you are close” Viktorija Domarkaite”

“Placed between the body and the world…” Pravu Mazumdar

By cloelea, Jul 11 2017  “Dear Jewellery,” People continue “… to associate you with the vanity of a wearer expressed within the context of a social event… there seems to be a strange aura of vulgarity around you, as if you were something like an anthropological undergarment to be ashamed of or in any caseContinue reading ““Placed between the body and the world…” Pravu Mazumdar”

« Dialogue sans question ni réponse qui permet de renouer avec nos vagues intérieures » Nicolas Roméas

By cloelea, Jun 27 2017 “Dialogue without questions or answers that enables us to reconnect with our inner waves”. Some more thoughts on Art, as seen through the eyes of Nicolas Roméas (founder of the journal: Cassandre/Horschamp, and written in the online journal: L’Insatiable), in : L’Art comme école, Le Monde Diplomatique, June 2017. « Comme Platon disait du symboleContinue reading “« Dialogue sans question ni réponse qui permet de renouer avec nos vagues intérieures » Nicolas Roméas”

« Le verre est un liquide qui a oublié qui il était » Kim KototamaLune

By cloelea, Jun 22 2017 “Glass is a liquid that forgot what it was” Kim KototamaLune. “Synapsis”, an exhibition presented at the galerie d’art Da-End in Paris, displays the works of two artists: the Vietnamese glass sculptor Kim KototamaLune and the Japanese photographer Satoki Nagata. “In 1897, the British physiologist Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1852-1952)Continue reading “« Le verre est un liquide qui a oublié qui il était » Kim KototamaLune”

“Where does the parallel world exist?” Mari Ishikawa

By cloelea, Jun 4 2017 “Where does the parallel world exist? … Is it perhaps possible to see such a world in a dream? Or does it only exist in one’s heart? The world we see is only a part of the entire reality which is composed of many worlds existing simultaneously, side by side.Continue reading ““Where does the parallel world exist?” Mari Ishikawa”

“The language of jewellery” Ria Lins

By cloelea, Jun 1 2017 Insurrection by Ria Lins. This is a video showcasing the work of the Belgian jeweller Ria Lins: a necklace called “Rock Me Baby”. It is a beautiful and poetic way of displaying jewellery, in particular in the way it enables the object to come to life by creating movements andContinue reading ““The language of jewellery” Ria Lins”