Busy June

5 06 2011

Looking at the calendar it seems there is a great deal to get excited about in the jewellery and metalsmithing world this month.

You could check out the calendar or post, but I needed to put them all in some kind of visiting-order to see which I needed to plan first (it was getting all a bit confusing) …

  • 5th – 19th June:  Buda Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Exhibition [link]
  • 7th – 17th June: RMIT School of Art Gallery, ‘Link V: Object-based Practice in Gold and Silversmithing and Ceramics‘ [link]
    => see my review [17th June 2011]
  • < 18th June:  Gallery Funaki, Kirsten Haydon ‘ice structure‘ [link]
    => see my review [10th June 2011]
  • < 19th June: ‘Top Arts: VCE 2010‘, National Gallery [link]
    => see my review [6th June 2011]
  • 7th – 25th June:  Wayne Guest ‘frozen water‘, Studio Ingot [link]
  • 8th June:  Whitehorse Jewellery, jewellery auction [link]
  • 13th June – 2nd July: e.g.etal JoungMee Do ‘Longevity‘ & …
    => see my review [20th June 2011]
  • … Liisa Hashimoto ‘Mebea – Red Sprout‘ [link]
    => see my review [24th June 2011]
  • 14th – 30th June:  Brunswick Street Gallery, Small Works 2011 [link]
  • < 2nd July:  Pieces of Eight, group exhibition ‘Pieces of Fate‘ [link]
    => see my review [13th June 2011]
  • < 3rd July:  Geelong Gallery, Robert Baines ‘Metal‘ [link]
  • 17th June – 14th Aug:  RMIT Gallery special exhibition “Gioielli d’Autore. Padova e la Scuola dell’oro – Italian Contemporary Jewellery. Padua and its Jewellery School“; opening 22nd June, 5-7pm
  • < 6th Nov:  ‘Tutankhamun‘, Melbourne Museum [link]

Anything else I should be aware of? I don’t want to miss out!


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7 06 2011
lord coconut

Don’t forget:
Lord Coconut’s inaugural exhibition titled APPARENT MOTION will be held as part of Look.Stop.Shop in the State of Design Festival 2011

Pop into the store between 21st and 31st July and see the exhibition of experimental jewellery by leading Melbourne jewellers and designers at Lord Coconut – Melbourne’s newest jewellery retail store and gallery space for men.

Local jewellers and designers have been challenged to create jewellery pieces for men which explore the concept of ‘kinetic movement’. In response to this ‘kinetic movement’ the jewellers/designers were asked to address: Can kinetic jewellery be designed for men? How will men wear this jewellery? Will men wear the jewellery? How far can jewellers push what is acceptable for men?




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