- Jian Leng
Academy of International Visual Arts (AIVA), founded in 2005, is an independent art and design institution located in central Shanghai, China. It has expanded into a creative and cultural hub in the last decade with studios, lecture rooms, and a dedicated jewellery studio.
Contemporary jewellery course at AIVA is one of the remarkable courses at both pre-BA and pre-MA level. Using the unique position through cooperating with Birmingham City University, AIVA has built up a good reputation in jewellery education arena in China. AIVA also offers a set of jewellery making and design short courses to professionals and students who are interested in this particular area. On top of that, AIVA’s master class is aiming to not only enhance the skills but also develop the esthetic of jewellery in contemporary art.
TeachersZiyi Yang (Course Director, pre-MA jewellery)
Xiaochen Liu (Subject Director, pre-BA jewellery)
Zheng Duan (Subject Director, research staff)
Visiting lecturers: Norman Cherry, Elena Martinelli, Frank Chai, Nanzi.
Previous teachers: Lisa Juen, Alice Bo-wen Chang, Ronshane Liang.
Workshop 04 Feb 2018 - 04 Feb 2018 A Narrative Journey workshop with Fran Cai and Violet Yang, PsD x AIVA.
Exhibition 03 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 2017 Out of box: AIVA Summer Show.
Exhibition 23 Jul 2016 - 15 Mar 2016 One-way Care: AIVA Contemporary Art Exhibition.
Exhibition 27 Jun 2015 - 31 Aug 2015 Making Language: AIVA Contemporary Visual Communication Exhibition.
Exhibition 31 May 2014 - 31 Jul 2014 Be with You: AIVA Contemporary Jewellery Exhibiton.
Exhibition 08 Mar 2009 - 24 Apr 2009 To Strangers: Teng Fei and Jack Cunningham Jewellery Show.
Exhibition 30 Mar 2008 - 30 May 2008 Beauty of the lost: Contemporary Jewellery and Visual Art Exhibition.
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