26th Legnica International Jewellery Competition IDENTITY

 

Schmuck 2013

 

 

 

Exhibition of Artistic Jewellery SCHMUCK is a special show of the International Crafts Fair in Munich. Since 1959 it is an important competition and attracting international attention event in the world of goldsmithing. Despite the complex history, the idea of the review is still valid and is gaining in popularity. At the beginning the exhibition was limited to the area of Germany and Europe, but in the `90 it grow into an event with global reach. For this year's edition of the exhibition submitted 700 entries from 35 countries.

The specificity of the exhibition is to entrust the final classification of artists only one juror. The choice in the year 2013 was made by Swiss goldsmith - Bernhard Schobinger. He chose 57 artists important in his eyes, suggesting their techniques of work with the material and created by their sensual compositions, free from imitation or duplication of global trends.

In addition, for this year's exhibition SCHMUCK organizers invited Warwick Freeman from New Zealand, which is now considered as one of the finest local jewellery makers. Choosing forms and materials, he often goes back to the tradition of his country and in his abstracted, very reduced language of artistic media he found his own unique style.

 

 

 

Schmuck 2013 was once again enabled by the cooperation of the Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern, the Danner Foundation, and the GHM Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen. The Benno and Therese Danner Applied Arts Foundation has assumed the sponsorship of the show, and the GHM enabled the catalogue and the Herbert-Hofmann-Award. The Handwerkskammer has organized the competition and exhibition ever since its founding in 1959.

                                                                                                                                                    Wolfgang Lösche

                                                                                     Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern

 

 

 

Participants of the exhibition:

Robert Baines, Australia

Peter Bauhuis, Germany

David Bielander, Switzerland

Melanie Bilenker, USA

Alexander Blank, Germany

Julie Blyfield, Australia

Kathrin Borst, Germany

Klaus Burgel, USA/Germany

Hyun Sook Chang, Korea

Ying-Hsiu Chen, Taiwan

Sungho Cho, Korea

Kristin D'Agostino, New Zealand/USA

Sam Tho Duong, Vietnam

Andrea Ďurianová, Slovakia

Stephanie Fleck, Germany

Karl Fritsch, New Zealand/Germany

Kyoko Fukuchi, Japan

Makoto Hieda, Japan

Yu Hiraishi, Japan

Marian Hosking, Australia

Mari Ishikawa, Japan

Mari Iwamoto, Japan

Kimiaki Kageyama, Japan

Jiro Kamata, Japan/Germany

Yeonkyung Kim, Korea

Jun Konishi, Japan

Alejandra Koreck, Argentina

Julia Maria Künnap, Estonia

Agnes Larsson, Sweden

Helena Lehtinen, Finland

Jens-Rüdiger Lorenzen, Germany

Natalie Luder, Switzerland

Carlier Makigawa, Australia

Doris Maninger, Austria

Sally Marsland, Australia

Nanna Melland, Norway

Bruce Metcalf, USA

Choonsun Moon, Korea

Thomas Mrokon-Monomer, Germany

Kazumi Nagano, Japan

Ryuichiro Nakamura, Japan

Estela Saez Vilanova, Spain

Giulia Savino, Italy

Sondra Sherman, USA

Lousje Skala, Australia

Janna Syvänoja, Finland

Fumiki Taguchi, Japan

Mirei Takeuchi, Japan

Sabina Tiemroth, Argentina

Silke Trekel, Germany

Fabrizio Tridenti, Italy

Luzia Vogt, Switzerland

Lisa Walker, New Zealand

Cai-Xuan Wu, Taiwan

Wen-Miao Yeh, Taiwan

Annamaria Zanella, Italy

Christoph Zellweger, Switzerland

 



 

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Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER 2017 
Dates:  27th April - 11th June 2017

 

Culmination: 19th – 20st of May 2017
Venue: Gallery of Art in Legnica, Poland

 

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