Holownia it is the exhibition of pieces not qualified to the 19th Legnica International Jewellery Competition MINIMUM. The name of it comes from the tradicional place of the presentation - Hall of Old Town.

This year a record-breaking number number of works – 493 were sent by 267 artists from all over the world (eg.: Argentina, Colombia, Japan, Canada, Korea, Israel, Australia and India). Participants of the Competition through the medium of art jewellery analysed the issue of MINIMUM in the context of full of consumerism and excess today’ world.

Visiting both exhibitions – pieces qualified to the exhibition MINIMUM as well as exhibition Holownia – gives possibility to confront jurors’s decissions of with own views, opinions and outlooks.

Accordingly to many searches and statistics 1/3 of people has problems with understanding simple texts (messages). The problems increases while dealing with texts, which introduce issues of artistic jewellery competitions. Therefore, the next year's artistic jewellery competition and its explanation has been limited to the:

Does really “less means more”?
(More or less)

Sławomir Fijałkowski


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Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER 2020