21gr: 2018 Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Art Triennial

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Published: 13.11.2018
Zongquan Lin
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On the afternoon of November 7, 2018, the 21gr - 2018 Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Art Triennial was opened at the China Academy of Art Folk Art Museum, from 25 countries and regions. A total of 155 well-known educators, artists and scholars from 50 well-known institutions participated in the exhibition, forming a high-level jewellery and metalworking academic feast worldwide. In addition to the exhibition, international experts will open multi-dimensional seminars on November 8 to show the most avant-garde metal art creations at home and abroad and promote the development of the overall discipline of jewelry and metal art.

Under the title 21 grams, Ruudt Peters has organized a jewelry exhibition where a large number of artists were asked to make a jewel with the weight and content of the soul 21 grams, to develop specifically for this exhibition. There will be an equal number of western and eastern artists invited to take part in the exhibition. The installation of the artworks is an important part of the concept. The works of the 21 grams jewelry will be present on scales to verify whether an artist has succeeded to the weight of the soul 21 grams to meet.