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The Flower in the Wound: Situations & Reflections Part 1

Article  /  Debates   CriticalThinking   MargaretWest
 
Published: 03.01.2007
The Flower in the Wound: Situations & Reflections Part 1.

Intro
Lecture during the workshop SITUATION, a 6-day workshop for international jewellery artists at Konstepidemin, Gothenburg Sweden, August 30 to September 4, 2004.

Many things can incite an artist to make jewellery, irrespective of its potential role as a social catalyst. It is often prompted by existing situations, though it is not necessarily directed towards subsequent ones. What happens happens (or mis-happens). But, like all jewellery, it is haunted by the presence or the absence of a wearer.