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Mythen, Contemporary Jewellery Art From Greece

Exhibition  /  11 Dec 2013  -  19 Dec 2013
Published: 10.12.2013
Funck[ ]Raum
Management:
Claudia von Funcke
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Intro
Eleven jewellery designers from Greece, Hamburg and London update Greek mythology. The exhibition, curated by Loukia Richards and produced by ZLR Betriebsimperium, is under the auspices of the General Consulate of Greece in Hamburg.

Artist list

Katerina Glyka, Christina Karakalpaki, Vally Kontidis, Liana Pattihis, Thomas Thomidis, Apostolos Kleitsiotis, Voula Karampatzaki, Haris Kaminari, Systemalab, Otsis, Loukia Richards
Eleven jewellery designers – based in Greece, Hamburg and London – update Greek mythology and use a broad spectrum of material (gold, wood, enamel, leather, fibers, plastic etc.) to talk about love and treason, death and resurrection, constant change, immortality of love, the will to oppose conventions.
People living and working in Hamburg or Berlin have been photographed wearing pieces from the Mythen/Myths exhibition.

The exhibition Mythen is produced by ZLR Betriebsimperium and curated by Loukia Richards.
It is under the auspices of the General Consulate of Greece in Hamburg.

Remarks

Sponsors: Coco-mat Hamburg, Aria di Eleganza.
Partners: The Needle Files, Greek Studies-Drexel University, Penelope Ghandi, Beautyfool.gr

Part I - BERLIN
Funck[ ]Raum
11-19 December 2013
Pflügerstrasse 70/71
Berlin-Neukölln
www.claudiavonfuncke.de

Part II - HAMBURG
Hinterconti
6-9 February
Marktstrasse 40a
Hamburg-Sternschanze
www.hinterconti.de
Katerina Glyka. Necklace: Labyrinth, 2013. Mixed media. Painter Lila Polenaki (Berlin-Athens) wearing Katerina Glyka's "Labyrinth" necklace. 
. Photographer: Giannis Vangelakis . Katerina Glyka
Necklace: Labyrinth, 2013
Mixed media
Painter Lila Polenaki (Berlin-Athens) wearing Katerina Glyka's "Labyrinth" necklace.
Photographer: Giannis Vangelakis

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Voula Karapantzaki. Necklace: Europe, 2013. Mixed media. Anne Bettina Jäger, Managing director of Cream Communication Hamburg,
. wearing Voula Karapantzaki's "Europe" necklace and ring. 
. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler. Voula Karapantzaki
Necklace: Europe, 2013
Mixed media
Anne Bettina Jäger, Managing director of Cream Communication Hamburg,
wearing Voula Karapantzaki's "Europe" necklace and ring.
Photographer: Christoph Ziegler

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Loukia Richards. Necklace: Odyssey-Astra Pectoral, 2013. Mixed media. Fotini Mavromati, Art+Environment Curator at Umwelt Bundes Amt (Federal Agency for the Environment) in Berlin 
. wearing "Odyssey-Astra Pectoral" by  Loukia Richards. 
. Photographer: Loukia Richards. Loukia Richards
Necklace: Odyssey-Astra Pectoral, 2013
Mixed media
Fotini Mavromati, Art+Environment Curator at Umwelt Bundes Amt (Federal Agency for the Environment) in Berlin
wearing "Odyssey-Astra Pectoral" by Loukia Richards.
Photographer: Loukia Richards

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Christina Karapalkaki. Necklace: 3 goddesses of fate, 2013. Leather. Visual artist Eva Mitala in Berlin wearing Christina Karapalkaki's leather necklace for the 3 goddesses of fate. 
. Photographer: Dionisis Christofilogiannis . Christina Karapalkaki
Necklace: 3 goddesses of fate, 2013
Leather
Visual artist Eva Mitala in Berlin wearing Christina Karapalkaki's leather necklace for the 3 goddesses of fate.
Photographer: Dionisis Christofilogiannis

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Systemalab. Piece: Untitled, 2013. Mixed media. Katy Behrmann-Oreopoulos, owner of Coco-mat Hamburg, wearing ring and crown by Systemalab. 
. Photographer: U.K. . Systemalab
Piece: Untitled, 2013
Mixed media
Katy Behrmann-Oreopoulos, owner of Coco-mat Hamburg, wearing ring and crown by Systemalab.
Photographer: U.K.

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Otsis. Necklace: Grexit, 2013. Mixed media. A homeless man in Hamburg wearing "Grexit" necklace by Otsis. 
. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler . Otsis
Necklace: Grexit, 2013
Mixed media
A homeless man in Hamburg wearing "Grexit" necklace by Otsis.
Photographer: Christoph Ziegler

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Liana Pattihis. Piece: Anti-Myth, 2013. Silver Chain, Copper, Enamel. Necklace and Brooch
. Interdisciplinary artist Brigid Anderson wearing Liana Pattihis’ "Anti-Myth" jewellery on her FashionManifesto dress. 
. Photographer: Heiko Koch. Liana Pattihis
Piece: Anti-Myth, 2013
Silver Chain, Copper, Enamel
Necklace and Brooch
Interdisciplinary artist Brigid Anderson wearing Liana Pattihis’ "Anti-Myth" jewellery on her FashionManifesto dress.
Photographer: Heiko Koch

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Haris Kaminari. Piece: Psyche and Eros, 2013. Mixed media. Visual artist and curator of "Frappant Artist Association Hamburg" Katja Windau wearing recycled jewellery by Haris Kaminari for "Psyche and Eros". 
. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler. Haris Kaminari
Piece: Psyche and Eros, 2013
Mixed media
Visual artist and curator of "Frappant Artist Association Hamburg" Katja Windau wearing recycled jewellery by Haris Kaminari for "Psyche and Eros".
Photographer: Christoph Ziegler

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Vally Kontidis. Brooch: Cycle of Life, 2013. Metal. Theater director Evgeni Mestetschkin with "Cycle of Life" brooch by Vally Kontidis for the Myth of Demeter and Persephone.  Photographer: Christoph Ziegler . Vally Kontidis
Brooch: Cycle of Life, 2013
Metal
Theater director Evgeni Mestetschkin with "Cycle of Life" brooch by Vally Kontidis for the Myth of Demeter and Persephone. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler
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Apostolos Kleitsiotis. Piece: Orpheus, 2013. Mixed media. Visual artist and curator Dodo Adden junior wearing ring, bracelet and pendant by Apostolos Kleitsiotis for Orpheus. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler . Apostolos Kleitsiotis
Piece: Orpheus, 2013
Mixed media
Visual artist and curator Dodo Adden junior wearing ring, bracelet and pendant by Apostolos Kleitsiotis for Orpheus. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler
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Thomas Thomidis. Piece: God Sun, 2013. Metal. High school teacher Susanne Olbrich wearing ring and bracelet by Thomas Thomidis for the "God Sun" series. 
. Photographer: Christoph Ziegler . Thomas Thomidis
Piece: God Sun, 2013
Metal
High school teacher Susanne Olbrich wearing ring and bracelet by Thomas Thomidis for the "God Sun" series.
Photographer: Christoph Ziegler

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