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 in relation to popular themes: wine and territories, looking at this terroir as an ensemble of deep-rooted cultural values and elements.

This 4th edition of Gioielli in Fermento consists of a competition and exhibition of unique pieces of jewellery inspired by a specific theme. The theme this year concerns the world of colours as the main concept at the heart of contemporary jewellery, a means of expressing all degrees of intensity, almost a metaphor for all added value and meaning; like the 'colour' a composer uses in instructing performers on how to play a piece of music.

Colour becomes an instrument of individual expression, both material and immaterial, a way to commit to the pieces of Jewels in Ferment a link between each story and a broader identification of that Mediterranean accent the culture of wine and our territories".

Exhibiting artists:

Silvia Beccaria, Sabina Bernardelli, Maura Biamonti, Patrizia Bonati, Isabelle Busnel, Alina Carp, Luisa Chiandotto, Bartosz Chmielewski, Patricia Cruz, Katarina Cudic, Giuseppina Dallanoce, Corrado De Meo, Clara Del Papa, E-vasiva, Nicoletta Frigerio, Gaspare Gaeta, Francesca Gazzi, Eleonora Ghilardi, Lucilla Giovanninetti, Akis Goumas, Alexandra Kusch, EunMi Kwon, Carmela Lacerenza, Camera Creativa, Chiara Lucato, Elvio Lunian, Paola Mirai, Alessia Mocavero, Olivia Monti Arduini, Laura Munteanu, Viktoria Münzker, Margareta Niel, Tania Palazzi, Liana Pattihis, Marco Picciali, Hester Popma van de Kolk, Gianni Riva, Maddalena Rocco, Kika Rufino, Marissa Racht Ryan, Vicky Saragouda, Sergio and Stefano Spivach, Simonetta Starrabba, Claudia Steiner, Violaine Ulmer, Silvia Valenti, Amalia Vermell, Laura Visentin, Babette Von Dohnanyi, Ching Chi Wu, Caterina Zanca.

Exhibition venues:

4-22 May 2014 Torre Fornello, Ziano Piacentino, Italy

10-22 July 2014 Rocca Sforzesca, Dozza, Bologna, Italy

5-16 August 2014 Galleria Il Rivellino, Locarno, Switzerland

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