Vicky Saragouda's Blog (24)

The Cornershop

Artist Lucy Sparrow has hand stitched the entire contents of a corner shop. All familiar brands of grocery have been recreated in felt.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on August 30, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Jewels in Ferment 2014 - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition and Awards

"Every year Jewels in Ferment aims to gather the infinitely individual expressions of contemporary jewellery makers…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on July 29, 2014 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Milan Design Week 2014

Milan 2014: Day 1 Highlights from ARTS THREAD on Vimeo.

Designersblock exhibition at San Gregorio Docet, part of Milan Design Week 2014. Here is a video showing few of the exhibitors.

Added by Vicky Saragouda on April 28, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

United Visual Artists: Momentum

A sequence of light, sound and movement on show at Barbican. This exhibition is on till June 2014.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on February 20, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Discover Craft

Heal's Modern Craft Market is an in-store exhibition that highlights the hand-crafted qualities and carefully applied processes that go into the work of the UK's best contemporary craft makers.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on February 9, 2014 at 5:29am — No Comments

Bursts of Colour

This has nothing to do with craft and design but then again who is the best craftsman of all other than nature? It is a pure pleasure…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on October 28, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

About brooches

There are currently two jewellery exhibitions in Verona, Italy both organised by the Associazione Nurò. "Brooching Verona" curated by the Associazione Nurò is part of the annual Verona Art Fair and is on from 8-20…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on October 9, 2013 at 2:56am — No Comments

London Design Festival 2013 - Highlights

The London Design Festival 2013 came to an end on Sunday 22nd September. This a small selection of what I saw running between shows and attending my own. I was hugely impressed by this striking installation made for…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on September 25, 2013 at 3:05am — 2 Comments

London Design Festival 2013

Endless Stair, a striking sculpture composed of 15 Escher-like interlocking staircases made from American tulipwood cross-laminated timber, is the Landmark Project for London Design Festival 2013. Hosted by Tate Modern.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on September 20, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Block Party: Contemporary Craft inspired by the art of the tailor

Looking beyond the garment, Block Party showcases work by international and UK artists and makers who have embraced the interdisciplinary nature of this skill, applying the aesthetics and techniques of pattern cutting to their practice in innovative and unexpected ways.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on August 19, 2013 at 3:35am — No Comments

Veneration Bell by Adam Buick

Adam Buick artist currently showing @ Jerwood Makers Open reveals the making of Veneration Bell in this beautiful video …

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on August 13, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

Benchmark - An Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery Design

To celebrate Jewellery Week 2013 and the London Festival of Architecture and to showcase incredible work made by UK designers today, Craft Central presents Benchmark - a selling exhibition of contemporary jewellery design.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on June 14, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments

The Tool at Hand - Exhibition

In 2011 Chipstone Foundation invited fifteen artists from the US and the UK to break from their usual practice and make a work of art with one tool only. The exhibition presents these works together with short videos produced by each artist.

The Tool at Hand is a touring exhibition coming up at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland. Artists include David Clarke, Helen Carnac, Michael…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on June 4, 2013 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Contemporary Jewellery @ COLLECT 2013

This is the main reason of my visit at this year's Collect. Contemporary Jewellery and Silversmithing at its best. Here are a few photos. 

Mi-Ah Rodiger statement headpiece at Galerie Rob Koudijs

Koi bracelets…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on May 15, 2013 at 4:54pm — 2 Comments

COLLECT 2013

Organised by the Crafts Council, Collect: The International Art Fair of Contemporary Objects celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. International galleries and eleven Project Space artists have exhibited under one roof, at The Saatchi Gallery in London.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on May 14, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Awaiting for COLLECT 2013

COLLECT is one of the leading art fairs taking place at the Saatchi Gallery. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, COLLECT will bring together the world's finest…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on April 19, 2013 at 5:34am — No Comments

A Modern Craft

Virtual Insanity - Virtual Expression is an exhibition, taking place at The Goldsmiths' Centre looking at the role of modern technologies in jewellery. Using new technology RCA students of Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery present their experimentations under Silvia Weidenbach's guidance. All work for this exhibition was created by employing haptic arm and 3D printing. I saw Weidenbach's…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on March 17, 2013 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

The Art of Repairing

Redesigning, remaking and recycling are all values that formulate the creative process of up cycling. "Fix, Fix, Fix is an exploration of the art of self-effacement. It includes curated objects, made outside of an art context by self-taught and professional repairers, alongside commissioned works by artists who have been asked to respond to the exhibition theme". Exhibiting artists include Arlington Conservation, David Clarke, Leo Fitzmaurice, Fixperts, Alice Kettle, Laura McGrath, Jasleen…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on March 5, 2013 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Formafantasma @ Gallery Libby Sellers

Design extraordinaire and pure craftsmanship is on show at Gallery Libby…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on February 17, 2013 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Light Seeping Through Windows _ Barbara Christie @ CAA

A retrospective of work of one of the greatest contemporary British Jewellers showing currently at Contemporary Applied Arts  in London. Christie's work is an excellent example of narrative…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on January 26, 2013 at 5:15pm — 2 Comments

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