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Gone Girl. A workshop by Sint Lucas Antwerp BA Students

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Published: 02.03.2015
Author:
Pia Clauwaert
Edited by:
St Lucas Antwerp
Edited at:
Antwerp
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2015
Gone Girl. A workshop by Sint Lucas Antwerp BA Students.
Gone Girl. A workshop by Sint Lucas Antwerp BA Students

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Intro
Ringed roots in a cardboard box, a plastic bracelet next to a fresh mackerel in a polystyrene container, bowtie brooches on a leaf of lettuce in silver dishes, a computer screen on which the time ticks away …
Gone Girl – a reference to the 2014 film of the same name by David Fincher and the recent death of Queen Fabiola – was the impetus for nine jewellery designers to brainstorm during four days on concepts such as ‘time’, ‘transience’ and the ‘preservability’ of jewels. Could you define the ‘preservability’ of jewels? What effect does time have on these ‘things’, on jewels? And especially, how do you create a presentation that sets out this theme clearly? The link with the preservability of consumer goods in night shops and supermarkets was soon made. Vegetables, fruit, biscuits and wrappings formed the display of a (temporary) two-hour exhibition. Conceptual, and visually preservable. It became a play on materials, manners, things. Styling vs scenography, form vs contents. Or, how do concept and scenography form and materials work together in an exhibition that is ‘best by …’?

With thanks to Pieter Boons & Heimat, project space, Eliaertsstraat 16, Antwerp.

Workshop leader: Pieter Boons
Students and alumni of St Lucas Antwerp:
Annelies Weinberger, Charlotte Haentjens, Feliz Lathouwers, Niels Van de Wouwer, Fan Wang, Ann- Kathrin Hartel, Lars Matthijssen, Shana Teugels, Leonie Persijn

Translation Patrick Lennon

Remarks

The workshop was held at Sint Lucas Antwerp Belgium with 3th BA students and alumni from 19–23 January 2015.
Heimat, project space showcase.
Heimat, project space showcase

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