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Athens Jewelry Week 2018.

Koru 6

Meeting  /  14 Aug 2018  -  15 Sep 2018
Published: 22.03.2018
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Intro
An international contemporary jewellery triennial. The main purpose of the event is to widely present international contemporary jewellery and bring together artists, lecturers, researchers and people with interest in contemporary jewellery to take part in the exhibition, seminar and workshops.

Exhibition
The Exhibition continues to Helsinki and Tampere during 2018. This time 13 talented jewellery artists were invited to take part of the exhibition. Each of them was asked to invite two interesting artists from their own country to join in the exhibition. In total there will be works of 39 artists from 12 countries.
See list of the artist here
Where:  Imatra Art museum, Finland.
When: 20.8.- 15.9.2018
Opening: 17th of August


Workshops
The registration for the three inspiring workshops is open through our web page, where you can also find more detailed information about the content of the workshops. 
  1. Lauren Kalman (USA) The Body Political: Wearable Objects as Social Tools.
  2. Julia Maria Künnap (EE) The Point of No Return.
  3. Eija Mustonen (FI) Transformation.
Where: Faculty of Fine Arts, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Imatra, Finland.
Cost: 350 € (includes lunch + evening activities) / 200€ for students
Registration + more information


Seminar
The seminar program contains artist lectures and expert lectures in related fields. The loose frame around these two days is about current themes in the contemporary jewellery world and more importantly, about what will be relevant in the contemporary jewellery field in the future.

Examples of the speakers:
  • Sofia Björkman (SE): artist, gallerist Gallery Platina, curator, AJF Board member.
  • Current Obsession (NL): platform for contemporary jewellery.
  • Heli Kauhanen (FI): Arts Promotion Center Finland, regional artist in the field of contemporary jewellery.
  • Workshop leaders will give an artist talk.
  • More speakers from jewelry art and related fields will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.
Where: Faculty of Fine Arts, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Imatra, Finland.
Cost: 2 days € 100 (€50 for students).
            1 day € 50 (€ 30 for students).
            For workshop participants: 2 day seminar € 60 (€ 40 for students).
            Price includes coffee and bun, lunch is not included.
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KORU6 event is organized by Finnish Jewellery Art Association. The jewellery art association was founded in Lappeenranta, Finland, in 2005. The association aims to promote contemporary jewellery in Finland and to improve its recognition as an art and design form.
 
Koru5 exhibition in Imatra Art Museum.
Koru5 exhibition in Imatra Art Museum

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Lauren Kalman. Object: But if the Crime is Beautiful... Strangers to the Garden, 2016. Brass, furniture, inkjet prints.. Detail. . Lauren Kalman
Object: But if the Crime is Beautiful... Strangers to the Garden, 2016
Brass, furniture, inkjet prints.
Detail. 
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Work in process by Julia Maria Künnap..
Work in process by Julia Maria Künnap.

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Eija Mustonen. Object: Mittens, 2015.  Copper, nickel silver and leather.. Photo by: Jesse Pylsy. Eija Mustonen
Object: Mittens, 2015
 Copper, nickel silver and leather.
Photo by: Jesse Pylsy
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