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Seams | Seems

Exhibition  /  17 Jul 2013  -  17 Aug 2013
Published: 29.07.2013
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Intro
In jewellery and small object making addressing the visible or invisible seam is a primary consideration in the making process. This exhibition brings 20 makers from RISD and MADA together in a conversation about their research and practice.

Artist list

Vito Bila, Jill Hermans, Biatta Kelly, Melissa Cameron, Meredith Rachel Turnbull, Penelope Pollard, Lousje Skala, Maureen Faye, Laura Deakin, Christine Scott Young, Yong Joo Kim, Lauren Tickle, Yoshie Enda, Mariah Tuttle, Hye Yeon Park, Kate Furman, Mallory Weston, Tracy Steepy, Robin Quigle
Exhibition and symposium curated by Marian Hosking (MADA) and Robin Quigley (Rhode Island School of Design).

Seams: bringing together, fitting, joining and overlapping. Seems: to appear to have a particular quality.

In jewellery and small object making addressing the visible or invisible seam is a primary consideration in the making process. This exhibition brings 20 makers from RISD and MADA together in a conversation about their research and practice.

The exhibition will features ten artists from each program as a representative body of the type of work being made in the advanced degree programs. The exhibition emphasizes and broadens the discourse around where the boundaries lie for jewellery in 2013.

Activities

‘Seams, Seems’ Symposium – Friday July 19, 2013

Speakers:
Dr Robert Bell A M, Keynote Speaker, Senior Curator, Decorative Arts and Design, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Katie Scott, Director Gallery Funaki, Melbourne

Lisa Fehily, Director Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

Robin Quigley, Counterbalance: Hands On / Hands Off, Professor & Department Head, Jewellery and Metalsmithing, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI USA

Lousje Skala, ‘Connect, Disconnect’, MA Degree Candidate, MADA

Tracy Steepy, ‘New Histories’ Assistant Professor and Graduate Director, Jewellery and Metalsmithing, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI USA

Wendy Parker, Coordinator Postgraduate Research Coordinator Jewellery and Object Design School of Design Studies, COFA, Sydney, Australia

Roseanne Bartley, ‘Something Small Thinking Big’, Jewellery Staff, MADA

Melissa Cameron, ‘Staying Connected’, MADA Graduate

Biatta Kelly, PHD Degree Candidate, MADA

Anna Varendorff, MA Degree Candidate, MADA
Lauren Tickle. Brooch: $12.50 US Dollars, Currency Converted, 2011. US Currency, Silver, Latex, Monofilament. 2.54 x 7.62 x 7.62 cm. Photo Credit: Marc Creedon. Lauren Tickle
Brooch: $12.50 US Dollars, Currency Converted, 2011
US Currency, Silver, Latex, Monofilament
2.54 x 7.62 x 7.62 cm
Photo Credit: Marc Creedon
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Maureen Faye-Chauhan. Brooch: Octahedral, 2011. Stainless steel. 3 x 7.5 x 7 cm. From a series of 6. 
. Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Funaki, Melbourne.. Maureen Faye-Chauhan
Brooch: Octahedral, 2011
Stainless steel
3 x 7.5 x 7 cm
From a series of 6.
Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Funaki, Melbourne.

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Yong Joo Kim. Brooch: Requisite Variety S2-EV8, 2013. Velcro hook, loop fasteners, Sterling Silver. 15 x 20 x 10 cm. Photo Credit: Harry Gould Harvey IV. Yong Joo Kim
Brooch: Requisite Variety S2-EV8, 2013
Velcro hook, loop fasteners, Sterling Silver
15 x 20 x 10 cm
Photo Credit: Harry Gould Harvey IV
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