Reproduced Paradise

Exhibition  /  04 Nov 2016  -  02 Dec 2016
Published: 30.10.2016
Villa Váncza
Réka Lörincz, Péter Bencze
Adam Grinovich. Ring: Untitled, 2016. Silver, Zirconia.. Adam Grinovich
Ring: Untitled, 2016
Silver, Zirconia.
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Reproduced Paradise showcases an exciting line-up of artists at its Villa Váncza venue in Budapest. This special exhibit puts on display the works of renown Hungarian and international representatives of the contemporary jewelry and art scene. The recently re-opened Sterling Gallery and Everybody Needs Art collaborated to make it all happen.

Artist list

Keresztesi Botond, Helen Britton, Uglár Csaba, Benczúr Emese, Karl Fritsch, Adam Grinovich,  Pintér Gábor, Gésine Hackenberg, Hanna Hedman, Füsün Ipek,  Brückner János, Csató József, Szabó Klára Petra, Daniel Kruger, Réka Lörincz, Borsos Lőrinc, Märta Mattsson, Ted Noten, Rob Otto-Szabó Ottó, Philip Sajet, Bettina Speckner, Gisbert Stach, Rose Stach, Coco Sung, Komoróczky Tamás, Szvet Tamás, Horváth Tibor,  Artemis Valsamaki, Lisa Walker, ZEVS, Keresztes Zsófia,  Szemző Zsófia, tothmartonemil
The artwork on show reveals a thematic split: visual allusions to Paradise hinting at a once Heavenly state on the one hand. On the other, the embodiment of each artist’s unique path to their own idiosyncratic states of Paradise on Earth that may well trigger similar experiences in the eye of the exhibit-visiting beholder.

How can we create our own Earthly Paradise? 
We live our frantic daily lives forever chasing fantasy. What we really need is alternatives to guide us back to the Eden of our true desires. Contemporary art can serve as a perfect conduit to the roadmap to who we really are. It can help us absorb, internalize a wellspring of creativity we can draw upon on the path to our own Elysium. For example the experience while „creating” an artwork can lead the artist into a subjective Paradise - the thus created piece will only be a souvenir of the artist’s individual Eden (It's not the destination that matters, it is the journey. Moreover we have long lost the map to Paradise).

Literary Contributors:
János Áfra, Ákos Forczek (Philosopher, Literary Translator), Gábor Magolcsay-Nagy, Zoltán Sebők.
Réka Lörincz. Object: Untitled, 2016. Pearl, readymade object.. Réka Lörincz
Object: Untitled, 2016
Pearl, readymade object.
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Märta Mattsson. Necklace: Untitled, 2016. Silver, resin, Cicada.. Märta Mattsson
Necklace: Untitled, 2016
Silver, resin, Cicada.
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Bettina Speckner. Brooch: Untitled, 2016. Photo etching, silver.. Bettina Speckner
Brooch: Untitled, 2016
Photo etching, silver.
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Gésine Hackenberg. Necklace: Grapes, 2010 - 2016. Copper, electroformed copper, pink gold plated, tombac chain.. 10 x 8 x 33 cm. Part of: Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection. Gésine Hackenberg
Necklace: Grapes, 2010 - 2016
Copper, electroformed copper, pink gold plated, tombac chain.
10 x 8 x 33 cm
Part of: Gioielli in Fermento 2017 Master Collection
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