Gioielli in Fermento Award 2018 8th edition
Award / 13 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
- Eliana Negroni
With the support of the City of Castel San Giovanni (Piacenza, Italy) and the collaboration of AGC Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo, Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School, Charon Kransen Arts, Joya International Art Jewellery Fair, Klimt02 network, this international studio jewelry competition has become a relevant happening for the cultural environment and the community of arts in Val Tidone, by exploring every year an international vision more and more accredited and widening to the passionate and researchers for contemporary experimental jewellery.
Starting from the landscapes of Italy in the winemaking region of Emilia hills, enjoying positive and inspiring environments, it opens its borders involving established and emerging artists from every country to express their relation with this particular context. Contemporary jewellery here may be seen as a “fermenting” creative process: the challenge is to turn natural and available elements into something precious and unique.
A great attention is paid to the student sections, involving institutes for art education based all over the world which would offer an interesting view to younger students and undergraduates looking for further in/depth experiences (learning and master degree sections).
Theme: Private Time and Social Interaction
May jewellery in contemporary days be associated with our private time and our best moments to share? Does it fulfil personal wishes and (or) social interaction?
Artists are invited to develop their concept within this issue.
It may recall you once again to the analogy of a good glass of wine which can accompany a warm homely atmosphere or Your best time to share with others, to raise connection with people. These aspects are typical of the Mediterranean lands and traditions yet they are spreading also in the countries which had not a historical link to the culture of wine.
Moreover, the competition is about "fermenting" jewellery: You may interpret the theme according to your inspiration, provided that a certain kind of immaterial factor would reconnect your work - a wearable object (*) - to the idea of development and research in contemporary art jewellery: an outstanding result will come from a combination of concept, form, individuality, original technique, wearable feature.
The selection will respect the quality of the piece and the coherence with the collection which will be put together on purpose for the exhibiting project Gioielli in Fermento 2018.
(*) necklace, pendant, brooch, ring, earrings, other wearable object - (clothing are excluded)
Gioielli in Fermento Award 2018 (Entry/Artist award winner).
Gioielli in Fermento 2018 Award - Emerging Artist.
City of Castel San Giovanni - Student Award (Entry/Student awards, additional Student/School mentions).
Special Mention AGC.
People's choice award.
Group of advisors:
Roberta Bernabei (Loughborough University), Leo Caballero (Klimt02 and Hannah gallery, Barcelona), Charon Kransen (CKArts New York), Gigi Mariani (Modena IT), GianCarlo Montebello (Milano IT), Paulo Ribeiro (Joya Barcelona).
The Gioielli in Fermento Awards will be assigned by the Jury Committee invited by Eliana Negroni, director of the project Gioielli in Fermento.
Roberta Bernabei | Professor at Loughborough University UK, lecturer and writer on contemporary jewellery.
Petra Hölscher | Senior curator at Die Neue Sammlung - The Design Museum in Munich DE.
Angela Madesani | Professor at Brera Academy and IED in Milan IT, art historian, contemporary art and photography critic and curator.
Students sections: Members of the Jury with the advice of AGC Direction.
Coordinated by Eliana Negroni | jewellery industry designer, contemporary jewellery collector and independent curator
Selection admitted works:
Any kind of ornament for the human body (except clothing), made using any material or technique, will be accepted provided it can be worn. Each author will present one single work to be selected for competition. It can be a unique piece or a distinct piece set apart from a limited edition collection. Previously exhibited works, or works selected for any other competition, may not be submitted. The admission to the competition will be evaluated with the advice of the board of advisors, taking into high consideration: original material and technique used, experimentation and project research, relevance to the theme, style balance, high-quality detail in realization, wearable feature.
With the registration of the Competition, the author states the work is originally made and not published before and no other own any copyright on it.
A catalogue of all the selected works will be published, as part of the Gioielli in Fermento #gallery books collection. The project has the patronage of the City of Castel San Giovanni and the Province of Piacenza Institutions.
Sara Barbanti, Maura Biamonti, Raffaella Brunzin, Sébastien Carré, Cristina Celis, Cedric Chevalley, Angela Ciobanu, Rachael Colley, Lluís Comín, Clara Del Papa, Ylenia Deriu, Elin Flognman, Fabiana Gadano, Steffi Götze, Adam Hawk, Holland Houdek, Juanjo García Martín, Ryungjae Jung, Marilena Karagkiozi, Iro Kaskani, Malene Kastalje, Mia Kwon, Claire Lavendhomme, Yojae Lee, Yi-Chen Lin, Melissa Lovingood, Chiara Lucato, Daniela Malev, Francesca Mo, Joo Hyung Park, Liana Pattihis, Adrienn Pesti, Alessandra Pizzini, Catherine Quattrociocchi, Rosanna Raljevic Ceglar, Gianni Riva, Marianne Schliwinski, Sandra Schmid, Sara Shahak, Claudia Steiner, Agnese Taverna, Katja Toporski, Stefano Rossi, Deniz Turan, Cristiana Turano Campello, Barbara Uderzo, Eriko Unno, Machteld van Joolingen, Yiota Vogli, Babette von Dohnanyi, Monica Wickström, Laura Zecchini, Caterina Zucchi.
Villa Braghieri - City of Castel San Giovanni (PC Italy) - May 13/27, 2018
Oratorio S.Rocco - City of Padova (PD Italy) - September 22 / November 11, 2018 \
Putti Art Gallery - Riga (Latvia) - September 6/21, 2018
Joya Art Jewellery & Objects - Barcelona (Spain) - October 2018
Gioielli in Fermento Award
The Award consists in the participation for awarded artists to Joya Art Jewellery in Barcelona (thanks to Torre Fornello and Joya Barcelona in 2011-2016, thanks to Gioielli in Fermento #Gallery, Allied Group and Joya Barcelona in 2018).
Gioielli in Fermento Master Collection has been exhibiting in several venues since 2017 thanks to Gioielli in Fermento #Gallery.
Liana Pattihis | UK Torre Fornello Award 2014 - 2016
Sunyoung Kim | SK Torre Fornello Award 2016
Sébastien Carré | France Torre Fornello Award 2015
Akis Goumas | Greece Torre Fornello Award 2015
Olivia Monti Arduini | Italy Torre Fornello Award 2014
Nicoletta Frigerio | Italy Torre Fornello Award 2013 - 2011
Viktoria Münzker | Austria Torre Fornello Award 2013
Maura Biamonti | Italy Torre Fornello Award 2012
Annamaria Iodice | Italy Torre Fornello Award 2012
Gigi Mariani | Italy Torre Fornello Award 2011
Aline Kokinopoulos | France Torre Fornello Award 2011
Gioielli in Fermento - Sezione Studenti Students section
Students Award has been set in 2015 and evolved in 2018 with the City of Castel San Giovanni Award, consisting of two categories based on requirements of entries. (The 2018 awards have been possible thanks to LAO Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School in Florence, the Administration of the City of Castel San Giovanni and AGC Association)
Daria Olejniczak | Poland Awarded student 2016
Saerom Kong | Germany Awarded student 2015
IED Torino | Italy AGC School mention 2018
Tarì Design School | Italy AGC School mention 2016
Pietro Selvatico | Italy AGC School mention 2016
Pietro Selvatico | Italy AGC School mention 2015
Chiara Riccò | Vicenza School Arti e Mestieri Its Cosmo Italy AGC Drawing mention 2016
Felicia Li | Beijing Institute for Fashion Technology (China) AGC Mention 2016
Margherita Berselli | Italy AGC Mention 2015
Francesca Farina | Vicenza School Arti e Mestieri Its Cosmo Italy AGC Mention 2015
Gioielli in Fermento - Special mentions
The artists earned in years 2014-2018 memberships to AGC (AGC mention) or Klimt02 network (K02 mention)
Marilena Karagkiozi | Greece AGC mention 2016
Luis Comin | Catalunya AGC mention 2015
Lucilla Giovanninetti | Italy AGC mention 2014
Sergio Spivach e Stefano Spivach | Italy AGC mention 2014
Alessandro Petrolati | UK / Italy AGC mention 2012
Susanna Baldacci | Italy KLIMT02 mention 2016
Saerom Kong | Germany KLIMT02 mention 2016
Steffi Gotze | Italy KLIMT02 mention 2015
Hester Popma van de Kolk | Germany KLIMT02 mention 2015
Nicoletta Frigerio| Italy KLIMT02 mention 2014
Claudia Steiner | Germany KLIMT02 mention 2014
Georgia Gremouti | Greece JOYA mention 2016
Corrado De Meo | Spain JOYA mention 2015 AGC mention 2012
Clara Del Papa | Italy/Venezuela JOYA mention 2015 AGC mention 2013
Akis Goumas | Greece JOYA mention 2014
Mia Kwon | Germany/S.Korea JOYA mention 2013
Silvia Beccaria | Italy Nondisolopane 2015
Isabelle Busnel | UK/France Nondisolopane 2015
Clara Del Papa | Italy/Venezuela Nondisolopane 2015
Clara Del Papa | Italy/Venezuela Visitors’ choice 2016
Rosa Nogués Freixas | Spain Visitors’ choice 2015
Mia Kwon | Germany Visitors’ choice 2014
Francesca Gazzi | Italy Visitors’ choice 2013
Giuseppina Dallanoce | Italy Visitors’ choice 2012
Gianni Riva | Italy Visitors’ choice 2011
OpeningOpening and Award Ceremony: 4 pm, May.13th, 2018.
HoursVisiting weekends: May 19-20 and 26-27 from 11.00 to 19.00 h
Weekdays by appointment until May 27, 2018.
ProgrammePreview Event - The Dinner - Friday, May 11th at 7 pm
Themed dinner by Michelin star Chef Isa Mazzocchi, reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoying Val Tidone Hills - Oil and Wine guided tastings - Sunday, May 13th from 11 am to 1 pm
With the Women of Wine of Emilia Romagna Region, reservations: email@example.com.
Opening and Award Ceremony - Villa Braghieri - Sunday, May 13th
4 pm Doors open - Art Jewelry Young Outfits welcome the audience.
5 pm Jury presentation and Award Ceremony - Artists and Students categories.
6 to 7.30 pm enjoying the exhibition cheering with the Women of Wine Association.
May 19-20 - Villa Braghieri - exhibit opens from 11 am to 7 pm
Meeting Floravilla Garden Show in the Park of Villa Braghieri
Further dates from May 14th to 27th, views by appointment
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