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Lost wax casting and Japanese knots by Mari Ishikawa

Workshop  /  Technics   Workshops  /  28 Sep 2018  -  01 Oct 2018
Published: 15.05.2018
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Intro
The workshop aims to bring students the idea and techniques of the lost wax casting techniques, casting vegetal samples in metal and Japanese knot techniques.

Artist list

Mari Ishikawa
Where does a Parallel World exist?
Can one discover this world through time travel?
Is it perhaps possible to see this world in a dream? Or does it only exist in one’s heart?
The world we see is only a part of the entire reality which is composed of many worlds existing simultaneously, side by side.
We can find Parallel Worlds whenever we open our eyes They are always with us.

In this course of four days you will learn the technique of lost wax/casting and to make casting vegetal samples. Students will make a piece of jewelry made from a piece of plant and an amulet of their own creation. Emphasis will be placed on the exploration of ways to generate, develop and solve ideas, through the drawing, manipulation and transformation of materials and the group or individual discussions with Mari Ishikawa.
The course will consist of extra techniques introduction, the teacher will teach Japanese knot techniques.


Conditions:
Jewellery professionals and students, sculpture artists and students. No prior technical knowledge of jewellery is necessary.
Language: Basic English.
Certificate: WE WALKA certificate will be delivered.


About Mari Ishikawa (Japan-Germany).
A jewellery designer and artist with 30 years of experience. She has been a visiting professor at WALKA School for the past 4 years. She has won the most important awards worldwide, such as the Herbert Hofmann Prize (SCHMUCK) and The Award Bayerischer Staat Preise Munich, Germany, etc. Her work is represented by the most outstanding Galleries in the 5 continents and her work is part of the most important public collections worldwide, such as the Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA; Silver Museum, Florence, Italy; Jewellery Museum Pforzheim, Germany; and the Pinakothek Der Moderne, Munich, Germany, etc. Her work and aesthetic have permeated the new generations, becoming a great reference worldwide.
 

Teachers

Mari Ishikawa

Dates and price

Dates: 28th of September to 1st of October
Duration: 4 full days (28 academic hours)
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information and registration write to escuela@walka.com.
Mari Ishikawa. Ring: Shadow-002, 2016/2017. Gold 750, Silver 925.. Photo by: Dirk Eisel. From series: Shadow. Mari Ishikawa
Ring: Shadow-002, 2016/2017
Gold 750, Silver 925.
Photo by: Dirk Eisel
From series: Shadow
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Mari Ishikawa. Neckpiece: Border-002, 2017. Silver 925, Silk.. 200 cm long. Photo by: Dirk Eisel. From series: Border. Mari Ishikawa
Neckpiece: Border-002, 2017
Silver 925, Silk.
200 cm long
Photo by: Dirk Eisel
From series: Border
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Mari Ishikawa. Brooch: Rebirth 1, 2015. Silver925 oxidized, silk, pearl
.  . 8 x 8 x 2 cm. Mari Ishikawa
Brooch: Rebirth 1, 2015
Silver925 oxidized, silk, pearl
 
8 x 8 x 2 cm
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Mari Ishikawa. Neckpiece: Border-001, 2017. Silver 925, Silk.. 200 cm long. Photo by: Dirk Eisel. From series: Border. Mari Ishikawa
Neckpiece: Border-001, 2017
Silver 925, Silk.
200 cm long
Photo by: Dirk Eisel
From series: Border
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