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Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. Artesis Plantijn University College

School  /  Critical Thinking   Making   Research   Design   Technics
Published: 19.07.2017
Photography by Max-Laurent De Cock.
Photography by Max-Laurent De Cock

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Intro
The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp can look back on a rich historical tradition, which brings us back to 1663. As the world’s fourth oldest academy, it has an international reputation of 350 years. The Antwerp Academy provides the challenging environment for the soon-to-be designer or artist who wants a very individual and personal artistic education. It offers an English bachelor and master programme in Visual Arts with different courses going from the Fine arts: Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking, In situ and Photography, to the more design-oriented courses: Graphic design, Jewellery design, Gold-& Silversmithing, Fashion design and Theatre Costume design. The curriculum which offers a healthy balance between studio practice, supporting (art) theory and drawing classes will help the students to develop their own distinctive artistic practice.

Statement


Jewellery design, Gold & Silversmithing
Our urge to adorn, in which jewels and objects are the most important means of identification and expression, is both universal and timeless. Jewels and objects tell a story about the status and style, mentality, character and culture of the person using them.

At the same time they are a witness of social, cultural and technological developments. That is why Jewellery design, Gold- & silversmithing is such an exciting and many-faceted profession that, although it is founded on a rich craft tradition, is nevertheless subject to on-going development.

Our focus lies on the development of individual talent, creativity and the self-motivation of the student, by means of research, content development and self-reflection. In addition, attention is paid to the technical skills and practical insight needed for the craft. Technology and know-how of materials, gemmology, history of jewellery and 3D computer drawing, makes this course an exciting voyage of discovery, where curiosity and imagination are continuously stimulated through the subject of jewellery.

The department facilitate to work in a variety of materials including precious metals, synthetics, wood and textiles. We invite guest lectures, provide workshops and arrange visits to symposiums and exhibitions across Europe to cultivate a sound understanding of the broad spectrum of jewellery design in a contemporary world.
 

Teachers

Nedda El-Asmar, Ingrid Meeuwis, Marc Ribbens, Anja Baelus, Wieke Aerts, Thessa Goossens, Erik Indekeu.

Previous guest lectures:
Robert Baines, Tabea Reulecke, Daniel Kruger, Lisa Walker, Damian Skinner, Nelli Tanner, Klaus Burgel, Peter Skubic, Christian Hoedl, Liesbeth den Besten, David Bielander, Helen Britton, Christopher Zellweger, Giovanni Corvaja, Estela Seaz Vilanova, Timothy Carson, Helena Lehtinen, Lucia Massei, Gisbert Stach, Bettina Speckner, Jane McAdam Freud, Jivan Astfalck, Johanna Dahm, Deganit Stern Schocken, Ulrich Reithofer

Previous guest teachers:
Naomi Filmer, Anita Evenepoel, Hans Weyers, Herman Wittocx, David Bielander, Helen Britton, Christopher Zellweger, Giovanni Corvaja, Estela Seaz Vilanova, Timothy Carson, Helena Lehtinen, Lucia Massei, Gisbert Stach, Bettina Speckner, Jane McAdam Freud, Jivan Astfalck, Johanna Dahm, Tabea Reulecke, Deganit Stern Schocken, Ulrich Reithofer, Rudolf Kocéa and Philip Sajet.
 

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2016:
Meeting  12 Apr 2016 - 12 Apr 2016  Lecture: Nature and Artifice by Daniel Kruger.
2014:
Meeting  01 Dec 2014 - 01 Dec 2014  Rituals of Self Design: A talk by Christoph Zellweger.
Exhibition  25 Sep 2014 - 25 Jan 2015  A Touch of Steel – Steel Prize 2014.
2013:
Meeting  03 Dec 2013 - 03 Dec 2013  Nelli Tanner: Confrontations 2013-2014 | 4.
Meeting  22 Oct 2013 - 22 Oct 2013  Estela Sàez: Confrontations 2013-2014 | 1.
Meeting  26 Mar 2013 - 26 Mar 2013  Timothy Carson: Confrontations 2013/5.
Meeting  12 Mar 2013 - 12 Mar 2013  Giovanni Corvaja: Confrontations 2013/4.
Annika Wirken. Brooch: Steeltuft, 2013. Steel, Baumwolle, Nadel, Tüll. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Annika Wirken
Brooch: Steeltuft, 2013
Steel, Baumwolle, Nadel, Tüll
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Elitsa Macheva. Head Piece: Untitled. Steel, aluminum. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Elitsa Macheva
Head Piece: Untitled
Steel, aluminum
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Elya Tettelin. Necklace: Untitled, 2014. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Elya Tettelin
Necklace: Untitled, 2014
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Josefine Mass. Bracelet: Untitled, 2013. Steel wool. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Josefine Mass
Bracelet: Untitled, 2013
Steel wool
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Mara Gabriela Grigoriu. Body piece: Body piece. Umhang, spacer fabric. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Mara Gabriela Grigoriu
Body piece: Body piece
Umhang, spacer fabric
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Orsolya Losnczy. Necklace: Untitled. Steel wire. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Orsolya Losnczy
Necklace: Untitled
Steel wire
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Shu Liang. Necklace: Untitled, 2013. Steel pins, felt. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Shu Liang
Necklace: Untitled, 2013
Steel pins, felt
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Vincent Verstrepen. Necklace: Hardw(e)ar(e). Steel nails. Photo by: Johan Blommaert. Vincent Verstrepen
Necklace: Hardw(e)ar(e)
Steel nails
Photo by: Johan Blommaert
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Project by A.F.Vanderhorst, Photography by Elyane Van Coillie.
Project by A.F.Vanderhorst, Photography by Elyane Van Coillie

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Project of Chequita Nahar & Valeria Vallarta Siemelink, Photography by Elyane Van Coillie.
Project of Chequita Nahar & Valeria Vallarta Siemelink, Photography by Elyane Van Coillie

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Project with Marjan Unger & Anita Evenepoel, Photography by Elyane Van Coilliie.
Project with Marjan Unger & Anita Evenepoel, Photography by Elyane Van Coilliie

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Project with Paul Derrez & Willem Hoogstede (Gallery RA Amsterdam), Photography by Max-Laurent De Cock.
Project with Paul Derrez & Willem Hoogstede (Gallery RA Amsterdam), Photography by Max-Laurent De Cock

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Project with Theodorus Joannes Maria Noten & Clemence-Marie van Lieshout, Photography by Elyane Van Coillie.
Project with Theodorus Joannes Maria Noten & Clemence-Marie van Lieshout, Photography by Elyane Van Coillie

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Project with Walter Van Beirendonck & Marnick Smessaert, Rings for the Lords, Photography by Elyane Van Coilliie.
Project with Walter Van Beirendonck & Marnick Smessaert, Rings for the Lords, Photography by Elyane Van Coilliie

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