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CHAIN

CHAIN

crafthaus online exhibit:

November 2-December 2, 2012


Participants were asked to send one image of a piece of chain between 10 and 20 cm long. The online exhibit is the result of the images selected and linked in a long and unique chain shown on real size.These works are visually connected by a round jump link.

Website: http://www.chainproject.com
Location: online
Members: 85
Latest Activity: Jan 10

Exhibition: CHAIN

... A long chain that could cross the Oceans ... this idea was the starting point of Chain Project. Now, launching the exhibition online I realize, by different approach, that the initial concept of this work has been reached.

I’m very thankful to all participants that were moved by this idea, especially Brigitte Martin who promptly accepted to exhibit it on crafthaus website.
I received submissions from 130 participants, all of them of very high quality Works that made the curatorial experience very difficult and joyful at the same time.

I’m very pleased to announce that this exhibition will be presented physically from 20 Februrary to 22 March 2013 at A CASA Museum of Brazilian Object – in São Paulo, Brazil.

Now, take your time, and enjoy the show... the further information about artists and pieces are listed on a separate page following the exhibition.

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Comment by Alena Stukavcova Dolezalova on November 6, 2012 at 1:53am

Great project, great idea!

Comment by Elena Rosenberg on November 5, 2012 at 12:47pm

magnificent!

Comment by Linda Kaye-Moses on November 5, 2012 at 12:30pm

Wooohooo! What a great collection/project. What fun and aren't we a diverse and wonderful group (I know, I know, I didn't send and image, but this is one wonderful group altogether, isn't it!). Hooray for crafthaus.

Comment by Jay McLean on November 5, 2012 at 12:12pm

what an amazing project! I would wear it all at once. :)

Comment by The Justified Sinner on November 5, 2012 at 6:37am

This is SO good. Endlessly fascinating: I keep skipping back and forward along it!

Comment by Marina Sheetikoff on November 4, 2012 at 7:54pm

I am very grateful to all artist ! Thank you!

Comment by Umut Demirguc Thurman on November 3, 2012 at 12:41pm

I love this project!

Comment by Maria Apostolou on November 3, 2012 at 2:55am

Congratulation to everyone! It's a great concept and the result is truly amazing!

Comment by Randi Harper on November 2, 2012 at 9:18pm

Fabulous connection of art/artist!!

Comment by Angela Baduel-Crispin on November 2, 2012 at 12:27pm

Very cool! Congratulations to you on this project and to all the talented artists who connected! There are some really neat things going on in the sections. Like Brigitte, wish I could visit the exhibit in person. Projeto CASA is a great place to show the work! Much success to it!

 
 
 

A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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