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Ana Margarida Carvalho

Jeweller
Published: 26.08.2020
Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Beetle, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy and stainless steel.. 2.5 x 8 x 1 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: Play in Case of Emergency. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Beetle, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy and stainless steel.
2.5 x 8 x 1 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: Play in Case of Emergency
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Beetle, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy and stainless steel.. 2.5 x 8 x 1 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: Play in Case of Emergency. Alternative views.. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Beetle, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy and stainless steel.
2.5 x 8 x 1 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: Play in Case of Emergency

Alternative views.

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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Owl, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.. 4 x 8 x 1.7 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: Play in Case of Emergency. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Owl, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.
4 x 8 x 1.7 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: Play in Case of Emergency
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Crow, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy and stainless steel.. 6 x 12.5 x 1.7 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: Play in Case of Emergency. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Crow, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy and stainless steel.
6 x 12.5 x 1.7 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: Play in Case of Emergency
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Zebra, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.. 8.1 x 5.5 x 1.2 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Zebra, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.
8.1 x 5.5 x 1.2 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Bee, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.. 5 x 8.8 x 1 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: Play in Case of Emergency. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Bee, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.
5 x 8.8 x 1 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: Play in Case of Emergency
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Sheep, 2020. Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.. 7 x 6.2 x 1.2 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: Play in Case of Emergency. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Sheep, 2020
Perspex, paint, alcohol ink, epoxy, stainless steel.
7 x 6.2 x 1.2 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: Play in Case of Emergency
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Dancing Dragonflies, 2019. Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.. 13 x 13.5 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Dancing Dragonflies, 2019
Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.
13 x 13.5 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Alligators Blues, 2019. Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.. 8.5 x 10 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Alligators Blues, 2019
Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.
8.5 x 10 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Sliding Octopus, 2019. Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.. 7.5 x 6.5 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Sliding Octopus, 2019
Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.
7.5 x 6.5 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Ant’s delight, 2019. Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.. 6 x 12 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Ant’s delight, 2019
Aluminium, brass, copper, spray paint, epoxy, stainless steel.
6 x 12 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Necklace: Alligators Party, 2019. Aluminium, spray paint, polyester thread.. 23 cm Ø. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Necklace: Alligators Party, 2019
Aluminium, spray paint, polyester thread.
23 cm Ø
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Necklace: Sleepy Millipedes, 2019. Aluminium, spray paint, polyester thread.. 12 x 58 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Necklace: Sleepy Millipedes, 2019
Aluminium, spray paint, polyester thread.
12 x 58 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Necklace: Busy Bees, 2019. Aluminium, spray paint, polyester thread.. 32 x 37 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum II. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Necklace: Busy Bees, 2019
Aluminium, spray paint, polyester thread.
32 x 37 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum II
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: #10, 2018. Anodized titanium, stainless steel.. 8.5 x 11 x 5 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum. Ar.Co - Centro Artes e Comunicação Visual collection.. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: #10, 2018
Anodized titanium, stainless steel.
8.5 x 11 x 5 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum
Ar.Co - Centro Artes e Comunicação Visual collection.

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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Necklace: #69, 2018. Anodized titanium.. 27 cm Ø. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. From series: In Paradisum. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Necklace: #69, 2018
Anodized titanium.
27 cm Ø
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
From series: In Paradisum
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Ana Margarida Carvalho. Ring: I only need my pen, 2006. Gold plated stainless steel, bicycle tire.. 3.2 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Ring: I only need my pen, 2006
Gold plated stainless steel, bicycle tire.
3.2 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
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Intro
I studied Jewelry at Ar.Co (Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual) where I did an individual project in 2008 mentored by Leonor Hipólito with a “MC Arquitectos” grant, and at Hiko Mizuno College of Jewellery. I won the 1st prize in “IV Portojóia Design 2006” and the “Assamblage Award” in Artistar Jewelry 2019. As of 2016, I also teach in Ar.Co’s Jewelry Department.

Statement

Since I can remember, I travel as much as I can. Also, having an art and science’s background, I find myself mixing all those experiences when researching materials and ideas. Color is the more persistent factor in my pieces, which tend to be very different from series to series as a result of my endless curiosity with what I come across.
 
Play in Case of Emergency, 2020:
This series title seams suited for this time but was not indeed done that way. Coronavirus was barely in the news when I started this project.
When I look around, I find people don’t value enough playtime and many think that one has to be very serious when working. This series gave me the opportunity to explore this subject.
It started with an invitation to an exhibition in Galeria Reverso. The challenge of the theme, Gogoísme, made me research small pre-historic toys, animal illustrations from several American graphic designers and go back to my childhood drawings, where shapes are opened to interpretation.
I chose Perspex as an easy main material to work with and also to take advantage of its color. Having many colors to choose from, I went back to the early days of plastics jewelry and toys to pick the red and pearl hues.

 
In Paradisum Series II, 2019:
As I have done before, I revisited the “In Paradisum” theme. My Paradise couldn’t be made of only plants.
 
This time, a trip to Peru and the many visits to its traditional jewelry exhibits were the inspiration for this series. A filled with color Peru and its many animals, live or in its many crafts, sometimes an amusing in my eyes, made me want to be more playful in this series while reinterpreting animals in Paradise.
 
Besides the shapes I saw in Peru, I used leftovers from things that I collect (cardboards that one takes to open a tissue box-like or a plastic removed from a newly bought shirt from my partner) to help me with softer shapes.


In Paradisum Series, 2018:
Having Baroque Music as a starting point, each piece is the result of repeating and combining the same type of aluminium, copper or titanium element. These folded units are organized, like in origami, to create organic forms in which the geometry of the compositions is hidden when the metal is forged.
 
The organic aspect of the pieces is also reinforced by the marks left by the hammer, by the mobility of the non-welded elements that compose them and finally by the Kliar coating or anodized color of each piece.

 

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2020:
Exhibition  22 Sep 2020 - 27 Sep 2020  London Design Festival 2020. From Mars with Love(Jewellery and Objects).
Represented by House on Mars Gallery, London, UK.
Exhibition  22 Sep 2020 - 27 Sep 2020  Romanian Jewelry Week 1.0.
Bucarest, Romania.
Meeting  30 Apr 2020 - 03 May 2020  CANCELED / Melting Point 2020.
Exhibition  21 Feb 2020 - 20 Mar 2020  Gogoisme 2 in Lisbon.
2019:
Exhibition  26 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019  Até Aqui. Up Till Here.
Exhibition  19 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019  Artistar Jewels in Milan.
2018:
Exhibition  24 Nov 2018 - 29 Dec 2018  Parable.
Exhibition  10 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018  Tincal Lab Challenge 2018. Jewelry and Technology.
2017:
Exhibition  25 Nov 2017 - 30 Dec 2017  Archipelago.
Exhibition  25 Nov 2017 - 10 Jan 2018  Pearls Upside Down.
2016:
Exhibition  11 Dec 2016 - 13 Jan 2017  Idem. Mùltiplos de Autor.
Exhibition  26 Nov 2016 - 24 Dec 2016  White Christmas in Lisbon.
Exhibition  21 Jun 2016 - 30 Jul 2016  3cm, Summer Exhibition.
2015:
Exhibition  28 Nov 2015 - 15 Jan 2016  Snapshot.
2014:
Exhibition  29 Nov 2014 - 23 Jan 2015  Spectrum: Christmas group show.
Exhibition  29 Nov 2014 - 24 Dec 2014  Natal 2014.
2013:
Exhibition  12 Dec 2013 - 12 Jan 2014  Even the Trees are Dreams.
Exhibition  30 Nov 2013 - 31 Dec 2013  Exposiçao de Natal.
Exhibition  29 Oct 2013 - 19 Nov 2013  40 Jewels.
2012:
Exhibition  01 Dec 2012 - 27 Jan 2013  Allegro Moderato.
2011:
Exhibition  26 Nov 2011 - 27 Jan 2012  Au Fil du Temps.
2010:
Exhibition  11 Mar 2010 - 25 Mar 2010  Ana Margarida Carvalho: A door without a knob is a wall.
2006:
Exhibition  26 Jun 2006 - 29 Jun 2006  Summer Students Exhibition 2005/2006.

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Catalogue:  ​Tiara, 40 anos de Joalharia no Ar.Co. Ar.Co - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual:  Lisbon,  2020
Book:  Artistar Jewels 2019, The Contemporary Jewel as never seen before. Fausto Lupetti Editore:  2019
Pages 30-33.
Book:  Reverso 1914-2018. Galeria Reverso:  2018
Pages 17, 22, 23, 30, 40, 41, 48, 74.
Magazine:  ​Trending Jewellery. Collection Magazine:  2018
Page 23, issue 77.
Catalogue:  ​Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial. Beijing,  2013
Page 59.
Book:  500 Plastic Jewelry, Larkbooks Catalogs. Larkbooks:  2009
Book:  ​Reverso 1998-2008. Galeria Reverso:  2008
Book:  The Art of Jewelry – Plastic & Resin. Aldeson, D.Larkbooks:  2008
Book:  ​4 Pontos de Contacto entre Lisboa e Roma. 2006
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