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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

 

Website: http://www.acj.org.uk/
Location: UK
Members: 67
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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Founded as a membership association in 1997 and registered as a Limited Company in 2006, it recognises a need to foster discussion, debate and critical review and interaction amongst its members. To this end we organise conferences, lectures, seminars, workshops and an annual general meeting for our members. Our regular newsletter, findings, features reviews, information, comment, book offers and discounts and is of benefit to both our members and the wider public. We also produce a monthly e-bulletin featuring news and opportunities.

We welcome as members practising jewellers, associated designers and crafts people, educators, students, gallery owners and retailers, museum curators, critics and collectors - indeed, anyone with an interest in contemporary jewellery.


The Association for Contemporary Jewellery 
PO Box 37807 London SE23 1XJ United Kingdom 
Telephone: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4201 
Fax: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4452 
Email: enquiries@acj.org.uk

 

WHAT WE DO

• promote greater understanding of contemporary jewellery
• support jewellers’ creative and professional development
• develop audiences for this lively field of contemporary craft and design

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Started by Rebecca Skeels. Last reply by Rebecca Skeels Dec 1, 2019. 3 Replies

ACJ welcomes to its membership makers, collectors, curators, educators, gallerists and all who have in interest in or passion for contemporary jewellery. ACJ organises exhibitions, conferences, events, talks and workshops for its members and the public. We publish our print magazine Findings twice a year, send a monthly e-bulletin to members, packed with news, information & opportunities, and we run social media accounts which reach over 10,000 people with news and information - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube. We do all this on an annual budget of about £25,000, funded by membership subscriptions. Would you like to donate to help us further this work? Any amount is welcome! PayPal donations can be made here:…Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:25am
 
Call for papers
 
We welcome papers that investigate jewellery design, theory and the contexts in which it operates. We support jewellery related research into materials, techniques, methodologies, social practice, concepts and aesthetics. Submissions are sought that respond to one or more of the themes.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:20am

Open Call JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects 2020 http://preview.joyabarcelona.com/

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150 sqft Studio Space


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Studio space available in Walthamstow, 150sqft with lots of extra shared storage, kitchenette, loo and garden.

How to Apply

Email me zeinabharding@hotmail.com for more details.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 5:36am
 
Stay up to date with the market for craft
Every month our research team publish the latest updates from the UK craft and creative industries, from what and who are new in government to critical challenges for self-employed workers. This month we look at art therapy and dementia in the UK's South Asian diaspora, the growth of creative programmes for older people, GPs firm belief in arts activities preventing ill health, and so much more... https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/research-and-policy-bri...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 5:35am

Crafts Council Gallery will open on 28 March! ​​#homeforcraft will be a space to hear from leading makers, celebrate all crafts with free exhibitions + discover ideas. A place for makers to connect with the craft community. First exhibition: Maker’s Eye https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/listings/makers-eye/?utm_source=Pe...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 5:13am

https://www.theglassvirus.com/

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Relevance of Critical Making: Practice and Education

The Glass Virus is now inviting practice led researchers and postgraduates to submit abstracts for ‘Relevance of Critical Making: Practice and Education’ Think Tank VI to be held at the Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, November 5-6, 2020.

We are seeking papers, provocations, presentations, moderated discussions, dialogues and/or poster-board presentations that emerge new paradigms relative to critical making in art practice and education.

The aim of this year’s Think Tank is to provide a discursive forum to interrogate and develop current and innovative research constructs relevant to practice led research in art practice and education, with particular relevance to glass.
The Glass Virus welcomes the opportunity to publish proceedings or completed research documents on the website.

To present at Glass Virus Think Tank VI, ‘Relevance of Critical Making: Practice and Education’, you must submit the abstract submission form and abstract outline electronically via email to the glassvirus@gmail.com by the abstract deadline of Monday 23 March 2020 with the subject line:
2020 OPEN CALL Glass Virus Think Tank VI

The Glass Virus Think Tank panel will operate a double blind review process.

Abstract submission requires:
Your name(s), institution (if applicable), phone, and email address Name and email for all co-authors
An abstract title
An abstract outline (300 words approximately)

Poster Presentations
Poster presentations are paper displays that must be prepared in advance. They may not include exhibits of models, devices, or computer programs. You are responsible for printing your own poster. The poster should be on A2 paper. Presenters should be available to discuss their displays during an assigned session.

The results of the call for contributions will be announced by 4 May 2020.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 5:05am

Issued by Birmingham City University, Press Office.

Tel: 0121 331 6738

Email: press@bcu.ac.uk

HRH Prince of Wales presents historic jewellery school with prestigious honour

HRH Prince of Wales has presented Birmingham City University with a prestigious honour recognising the long-standing history of innovation at its historic jewellery school.

The University was formally presented with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its School of Jewellery’s contribution to the craft during a special ceremony held at Buckingham Palace. The award – the highest national honour available for UK further and higher education institutions – was collected by Professor Philip Plowden, Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University, as part of formal proceedings at the Palace.

Founded in 1890, the University’s School of Jewellery provides courses such as silversmithing, horology and gemmology at its home in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter.

Opened 130 years ago, the School of Jewellery was created to provide an exclusive facility for the jewellery making industry. Homed at the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, the School has helped to train thousands of jewellers in an array of disciplines including operating a unique Horology degree course...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 4:49am

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