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Connections/Connessioni

Exhibition  /  07 Nov 2019  -  03 Jan 2020
Published: 26.10.2019
Connections/Connessioni.
The Goldsmiths' Centre
Curator:
Eliana Negroni, Maria Rosa Franzin, Tamizan Savill
.

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Intro
AGC | ACJ touring exhibition will be showing work from two organisations and 50 international jewellers: The Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ) in the UK is working with its Italian equivalent l’Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo (AGC) on a two-country touring exhibition from November 2019, and running to the end of 2020.

Artist list

Stephen Bottomley, Elisabetta Carozzi, Jeemin Jamie Chung, Katarina Cudic, Ute Decker, Amanda Denison, Anne Earls Boylan, Shelby Ferris Fitzpatrick, Laura Forte, Maria Rosa Franzin, Jo Garner, Masako Hamaguchi, Meng He, Susi Hines, Terry Hunt, Rebecca Ilett, Emily Kidson, Nicky Lawrence, Sophie Lowe, Allison Macleod, Letizia Maggio, Renata Manganelli, Gigi Mariani, Mineri Matsuura, Marco Minelli, Paola Mirai, Malgorzata Misiak-Orlovic, Ailsa Morrant, Mandy Nash, Kim Nogueira, Simone Nolden, Harold O'Connor, Liana Pattihis, Pietro Pellitteri, Felicity Peters, Marco Picciali, Alba Polenghi Lisca, Carla Riccoboni, Stefano Rossi, Chiara Scarpitti, Eleanor Symms, Yoko Takirai, Ognyana Teneva, Yiota Vogli, Anne Walker, Esme Yamaguchi, Anastasia Young, Caterina Zanca, Caterina Zucchi, Corrado de Meo, Louise Seijen ten Hoorn, Babette von Dohnanyi
Twenty-five makers have been selected from each organisation, and work is coming from jewellers based in Japan, Korea, Australia, USA, US Virgin Islands and several European countries, as well as Italy and the UK.

This is a fantastic selection of work on the theme of connections, be they physical, emotional, ephemeral, ethereal or connections as a technical jewellery term.

VENUES:
The exhibition opens at the renowned centre of excellence for jewellery and silversmithing, the Goldsmiths' Centre in London.
The second venue is The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture, open 19 February - 17 May 2020  
In June, we have the first Italian venue, Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo in Livorno, then in September the ornate and beautiful Oratorio San Rocco in Padua will host the show.


Bilingual Catalogue
The catalogue is available via email: enquiries@acj.org.uk, price £5.00 + post.
For more info via: www.acj.org.uk.

Artist Talk
Reserve your seat and buy the ticket via the email: enquiries@acj.org.uk.
11th of November, Monday, 4.30 pm at the Goldsmiths' Centre.
In Conversation with exhibition participants Marco Picciali, Corrado De Meo, Ute Decker and Nicky Lawrence.
 

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9 am to 6 pm.
Closed between 24.12.2019 - 01.01.2020.

 

Opening

11th of November, Monday, 6 pm - 8 m, by invitation.
Kim Nogueira. Bangle: East of Her-cules, 2019. Silver, copper, 24ct gold, vitreous enamel.. 7.4 x 7.4 x 2.8 cm. Photo by: Kim Nogueira. Kim Nogueira
Bangle: East of Her-cules, 2019
Silver, copper, 24ct gold, vitreous enamel.
7.4 x 7.4 x 2.8 cm
Photo by: Kim Nogueira
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Rebecca Ilett. Necklace: Ernest goes on vacation, 2018. Silver, steel, vintage plastic figures.. Pendant: 12 x 12 x 3 cm. Photo by: Simon B Armitt. Rebecca Ilett
Necklace: Ernest goes on vacation, 2018
Silver, steel, vintage plastic figures.
Pendant: 12 x 12 x 3 cm
Photo by: Simon B Armitt
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Laura Forte. Ring: Spazio dei flussi, 2019. Gold, silver.. 3.4 x 2 x 4.8 cm. Laura Forte
Ring: Spazio dei flussi, 2019
Gold, silver.
3.4 x 2 x 4.8 cm
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Marco Picciali. Ring: Put some flowers in your guns, 2019. Silver, yellow and rose 18kt gold, emerald, yellow sapphire.. 3 x 7 x 8 cm. Marco Picciali
Ring: Put some flowers in your guns, 2019
Silver, yellow and rose 18kt gold, emerald, yellow sapphire.
3 x 7 x 8 cm
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Simone Nolden. Stephen Bottomley. Brooch: More than the sum of its parts, 2019. Silver, linoleum, steel, Egyptian faience beads, mixed metal bases.. Ø 6 cm. Photo by: Simon B Armitt. Simone Nolden
Stephen Bottomley
Brooch: More than the sum of its parts, 2019
Silver, linoleum, steel, Egyptian faience beads, mixed metal bases.
Ø 6 cm
Photo by: Simon B Armitt
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Yiota Vogli. Brooch: Flow, 2019. Alpaca, oxidation, paper pulp, paint, acrylics, pencils.. 18.5 x 14 x 5.5 cm. From series: Shielded Sentiments. Yiota Vogli
Brooch: Flow, 2019
Alpaca, oxidation, paper pulp, paint, acrylics, pencils.
18.5 x 14 x 5.5 cm
From series: Shielded Sentiments
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Felicity Peters. Brooch: Icon, 2019. Silver, 18ct yellow gold hand-cut and polished prehnite stone, enamel glass beads.. 7 x 4 x 2 cm. Felicity Peters
Brooch: Icon, 2019
Silver, 18ct yellow gold hand-cut and polished prehnite stone, enamel glass beads.
7 x 4 x 2 cm
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Liana Pattihis. Necklace: Untitled , 2018. 1 of a set of 6 silver plated dessert forks, porcelain, silver plated dessert fork, silver chain enamel, low firing Enamel.. L86.5 x W5 cm. From series: To mend my broken Heart. Liana Pattihis
Necklace: Untitled , 2018
1 of a set of 6 silver plated dessert forks, porcelain, silver plated dessert fork, silver chain enamel, low firing Enamel.
L86.5 x W5 cm
From series: To mend my broken Heart
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Letizia Maggio. Necklace: Forget Me (K)not, 2018. Textile, silk thread, oxidised silver, gold.. From series: Adagio Uno. This necklace is indeed a textile element that gives the two brooches the opportunity to be displayed. The three pieces can then be worn separately, or maybe the brooches can be adjusted to the wearer's taste and creative mood and be set elsewhere on the neckpiece.. Letizia Maggio
Necklace: Forget Me (K)not, 2018
Textile, silk thread, oxidised silver, gold.
From series: Adagio Uno
This necklace is indeed a textile element that gives the two brooches the opportunity to be displayed. The three pieces can then be worn separately, or maybe the brooches can be adjusted to the wearer's taste and creative mood and be set elsewhere on the neckpiece.

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Corrado de Meo. Brooch: Pathos - I, 2019. Silver, papier maché, acrylic paints, oxide.. 75 x 7.5 x 1 cm. Corrado de Meo
Brooch: Pathos - I, 2019
Silver, papier maché, acrylic paints, oxide.
75 x 7.5 x 1 cm
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Chiara Scarpitti. Earrings: Anthropocene, flowers and bones, 2018. Silver black rhodium, black steel photoetching, printed silk, plexiglass.. Photo by: Federica Cioccoloni. Chiara Scarpitti
Earrings: Anthropocene, flowers and bones, 2018
Silver black rhodium, black steel photoetching, printed silk, plexiglass.
Photo by: Federica Cioccoloni
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Mineri Matsuura. Brooch: Untitled, 2017. Oxidized silver, stainless steel, paint.. 9 x 8 x 5 cm. Photo by: Takashi Shimomura. From series: Metamorphosis. Mineri Matsuura
Brooch: Untitled, 2017
Oxidized silver, stainless steel, paint.
9 x 8 x 5 cm
Photo by: Takashi Shimomura
From series: Metamorphosis
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Babette von Dohnanyi. Necklace: Lebewesen, 2019. Bronze. 17 x 30 x 1 cm. Photo by: Federico Cavicchioli. Babette von Dohnanyi
Necklace: Lebewesen, 2019
Bronze
17 x 30 x 1 cm
Photo by: Federico Cavicchioli
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Gigi Mariani. Ring: Journey, 2019. Silver, niello, patina.. 3.6 x 28 x 2.4 cm. Gigi Mariani
Ring: Journey, 2019
Silver, niello, patina.
3.6 x 28 x 2.4 cm
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Maria Rosa Franzin. Brooch: Casa Connessa, 2019. Silver, bronze, red pigment.. 9 x 8 x 6 cm. Photo by: Silvano Longo. Maria Rosa Franzin
Brooch: Casa Connessa, 2019
Silver, bronze, red pigment.
9 x 8 x 6 cm
Photo by: Silvano Longo
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Anastasia Young. Necklace: Conjoined Hearts II, 2019. Jesmonite, PVC, brass, transfer ink.. 19 x 19 x 4 cm. Photo by: Anastasia Young. Anastasia Young
Necklace: Conjoined Hearts II, 2019
Jesmonite, PVC, brass, transfer ink.
19 x 19 x 4 cm
Photo by: Anastasia Young
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Harold O'Connor. Ring: Out of the Quarry, 2019. Fine gold, silver, Finnish Granite, 750 gold.. 2 x 2.5 x 1.4 cm. Harold O'Connor
Ring: Out of the Quarry, 2019
Fine gold, silver, Finnish Granite, 750 gold.
2 x 2.5 x 1.4 cm
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