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Urgent Adornment in South Africa: Making Art Under Pressure. A Workshop Review by Beverley Price

 
Published: 23.03.2021
Beverley Price. Necklace: Nespresso necklace with return ticket to Munich, 2009. Nespresso Capsules, wire, airplane ticket.. Beverley Price
Necklace: Nespresso necklace with return ticket to Munich, 2009
Nespresso Capsules, wire, airplane ticket.
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Intro
In the Urgent Adornment workshop I wondered at the possibility to arouse under pressure, an ancient “adornment fractal” in our jewellers, given that all of us grew up surrounded by ancient and entrenched African cultural adornment practices, some more than others, whether urban or rurally exposed.

Beverley Price explains the creative principle of her expedited jewellery and how it is grounded in South African life.