Elise Hoebeke.St Lucas School of Arts Antwerp. New Talents Award Nominee 2022

Article  /  NewTalentsByKlimt02   Artists
Published: 28.11.2022
Elise Hoebeke. Bracelet: Bracelet en brique, 2022. Brick. 7.2 x 7.2 x 1.5 cm. From series: Transmutation d’une brique. Elise Hoebeke
Bracelet: Bracelet en brique, 2022
7.2 x 7.2 x 1.5 cm
From series: Transmutation d’une brique
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The 8th edition of the New Talents Award by Klimt02 aims to recognize the work of graduate students in our field by supporting their careers in the professional world. Nominated by our school members, one of the selected graduates will win the New Talents Award.

That simple act of cutting and filing the stone convinced me to further study the brick as a connecting element between architecture and jewellery. My research resulted in a series of manipulated, 'transmuted' stones with a direct link to the body: hand, craft: grinding, gemstones: faceting and jewellery: value in general.