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Sheffield Hallam University. BA Degree Show 2019 in London

Exhibition  /  TravellingExhibition   SchoolsDegreeShow2019  /  26 Jun 2019  -  29 Jun 2019
Published: 17.06.2019
Business Design Centre
Place
52 Upper St, The Angel
N1 0QH -  London
UNITED KINGDOM
Mail:
J.huttonE-mailshu.ac.uk
a.g.counsellE-mailshu.ac.uk
j.durberE-mailshu.ac.uk
m.hansonE-mailshu.ac.uk
benpE-mailbdc.london
Phone:
+44 20 7288 6475
Emily Drabble. Pin: Caring, 2019. Paper, silver.. 4 x 2 x 1.5 cm. 
. A collection of jewellery kits that cultivate self-care through storytelling. The wearable cages are designed to protect sentimental objects.. Emily Drabble
Pin: Caring, 2019
Paper, silver.
4 x 2 x 1.5 cm

A collection of jewellery kits that cultivate self-care through storytelling. The wearable cages are designed to protect sentimental objects.

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Intro
Students studying BA (Hons) Jewellery & Metalwork receive a practice lead, research enhanced, Contemporary Art & Design School experience.
Our students produce objects that span from the commercial to the speculative, the batch produced to the bespoke, the machine made to the crafted. We are concerned with audiences and markets, provenance and narrative as well as evolving technologies, innovation and materiality.
The BA 2019 degree show travels from Sheffield to London New Designers.

Artist list

Hristina Bradistilova, Florence Carter, Georgia Clipsham, Emily Drabble, Jiaqi Du, Zihan Gao, Horatio Hawes, Alice Howard, Jinghan Jia, Ying Li, Jiayu Liu, Xin Liu, Hannah Morris, Mingyu Shan, Adesh Tolumbia, Xueze Zhang
Making is central to what we do, our students work with multiple materials and processes, often juxtaposing unlikely materials alongside traditional precious metals but always considering their critical stance and position in the ever-evolving disciplines of Jewellery and Metalwork.

This year’s graduating student group have chosen the theme of Hopes and Fears for their collective body of work, as their individual Jewellery and Metalwork projects are all, in some way, dealing with aspects of the collective hopes and fears of society, and the hopes and fears of the individual within this wider context. Whether their projects deal with family relationships, loneliness, protection, equality or magic they all use the discipline to propose new and innovative ways to tackle, promote, celebrate and overcome the struggles of life.

It is with excitement that we share these projects with you – the exhibition is intended to provoke you into considering your own Hopes and Fears whilst viewing the work. We hope that you enjoy the results of the hard work of this year’s graduates as much as we have enjoyed supporting their creative journeys.


Course Achievements

This year’s Jewellery and Metalwork lecture series Making Ways has seen visits from a range of internationally renowned Jewellers and Metalworkers who bring to Sheffield Institute of Ars the benefit gleaned from a specialist Jewellery and Metalwork education. Through this important lecture series, these visiting professionals share their diverse career journeys with our students and enrich their understanding of the professional world they will be entering or re-entering.

Xueze Zhang won the Fine Arts Society / Museum Sheffield Silver Bursary Prize in 2018. Her work will join the City of Sheffield’s Collection along with 15 years of historic Sheffield Hallam University BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork winners.
Xueze also won was chosen to win a 2019 Goldsmiths’ Centre, Goldsmiths’ Precious Metal Grant. Her submission demonstrated creativity, flair and aspiration with design and displayed a high level of professionalism.

We would also like to thank Ashley Carson the Sheffield Assay Master, Emma Paragreen Curator, Librarian and Archivist and all of the Sheffield Assay Office team who continue to support and nurture our students by offering site visits, advice, sponsored hallmarking and give our students a unique and valued opportunity to work with precious metal. The Sheffield Assay Office has supported the course for 24 years and next year will mark the quarter century anniversary of this valued relationship.
 
Florence Carter. Piece: Moving Rain, 2018. Hardwood, brass.. 20 x 20 x 5 cm. Capacitive light switch​.
. 
. As a craftsperson, my attention has become focused on the importance of our sense of touch. It is a sense that is so deeply rooted within us that it resides mostly within our subconscious. Touch is also a sense that has an intrinsic connection to our emotions. To highlight this, you can observe our etymology of language. In English the word feeling refers not only to our sense of touch but also to our emotions, the word tactless is used to describe someone who is emotionally clumsy, but when broken down it literally means, they lack touch.
. This sense, however, combined with human conciseness is also what helps us to differentiate ourselves from our surroundings, providing us with the notion of self. This notion enables us to distance ourselves from our natural environment, causing us to often ignore our fundamental connection to nature.
. With a focus on these connections, my work explores methods of incorporating natural tactile experiences into everyday interactions. Through craft practice and the application of technology I investigate how an object can create a deeper connection with its user emotionally, and through doing so also aim to create a momentary reconnection with nature.. Florence Carter
Piece: Moving Rain, 2018
Hardwood, brass.
20 x 20 x 5 cm
Capacitive light switch​.

As a craftsperson, my attention has become focused on the importance of our sense of touch. It is a sense that is so deeply rooted within us that it resides mostly within our subconscious. Touch is also a sense that has an intrinsic connection to our emotions. To highlight this, you can observe our etymology of language. In English the word feeling refers not only to our sense of touch but also to our emotions, the word tactless is used to describe someone who is emotionally clumsy, but when broken down it literally means, they lack touch.
This sense, however, combined with human conciseness is also what helps us to differentiate ourselves from our surroundings, providing us with the notion of self. This notion enables us to distance ourselves from our natural environment, causing us to often ignore our fundamental connection to nature.
With a focus on these connections, my work explores methods of incorporating natural tactile experiences into everyday interactions. Through craft practice and the application of technology I investigate how an object can create a deeper connection with its user emotionally, and through doing so also aim to create a momentary reconnection with nature.

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Georgia Clipsham. Bangle: Making Connections, 2019. Aluminium. 10 x 10 x 1.5 cm. 
. Exploring chain and its relationship to gender, where materials and form act as metaphors for aspects of identity and industry.. Georgia Clipsham
Bangle: Making Connections, 2019
Aluminium
10 x 10 x 1.5 cm

Exploring chain and its relationship to gender, where materials and form act as metaphors for aspects of identity and industry.

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Horatio Hawes. Set: Universal Amulets, 2019. Brass. 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm. Pendant and ring.
. 
. A re-imagining of historical magic artefacts, made to focus will power and attract luck to the wearer.. Horatio Hawes
Set: Universal Amulets, 2019
Brass
6 x 6 x 3.5 cm
Pendant and ring.

A re-imagining of historical magic artefacts, made to focus will power and attract luck to the wearer.

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Ying Li. Ring: Overflow, 2019. Silver. 4 x 4 x 2 cm. 
. The moment your tears fall, I still think you are beautiful.. Ying Li
Ring: Overflow, 2019
Silver
4 x 4 x 2 cm

The moment your tears fall, I still think you are beautiful.

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Hannah Morris. Brooch: Playful Nostalgia, 2019. Silver, cooper.. 4 x 4 x 0.6 cm. 
. Jewellery that explores the nostalgia of sewing as a child. Aiming to create a joyful and playful experience.. Hannah Morris
Brooch: Playful Nostalgia, 2019
Silver, cooper.
4 x 4 x 0.6 cm

Jewellery that explores the nostalgia of sewing as a child. Aiming to create a joyful and playful experience.

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Mingyu Shan. Brooch: Please believe that the rainbow is coming…, 2019. Silver, enamel.. 6 x 7 x 1 cm. 
. This jewellery collection aims to enrich the human spirit using light and shadows to create optimism.. Mingyu Shan
Brooch: Please believe that the rainbow is coming…, 2019
Silver, enamel.
6 x 7 x 1 cm

This jewellery collection aims to enrich the human spirit using light and shadows to create optimism.

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Adesh Tolumbia. Necklace: Alokik, 2019. Silver, pomegranate peel, enamel paint.. 7.5 x 7 x 2 cm. Photo by: Adesh Tolumbia. From series: Trypophobia. The translation of the Hindi title: uncanny/ supernatural.
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. My jewellery draws people's attention to something familiar yet unusually presented, provoking, an unnerving sensation in both the wearer and viewer.. Adesh Tolumbia
Necklace: Alokik, 2019
Silver, pomegranate peel, enamel paint.
7.5 x 7 x 2 cm
Photo by: Adesh Tolumbia
From series: Trypophobia
The translation of the Hindi title: uncanny/ supernatural.

My jewellery draws people's attention to something familiar yet unusually presented, provoking, an unnerving sensation in both the wearer and viewer.

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Xueze Zhang. Necklace: Toy Boxes, 2019. Silver, brass.. 5 x 3 x 2 cm. 
. Jewellery that encourages families to engage with each other in their daily life.. Xueze Zhang
Necklace: Toy Boxes, 2019
Silver, brass.
5 x 3 x 2 cm

Jewellery that encourages families to engage with each other in their daily life.

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