HANDSHAKE

Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  Exhibition  Project

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Handshake

Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  -Exhibition   Project

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Handshake

Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  –Exhibition  Project

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THE LATEST HANDSHAKE BLOG POSTS

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make it

finding solutions

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Incomplete – Unfinished – Raw

Incomplete - Unfinished - Raw When I was asked by my mentor to select the most expressive pieces from my last body of work, I chose the ones that show the rawness of fabrication, with tool marks still visible. These pieces appear to be more alive. During the creative...
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Language

LANGUAGE Working with my mentor Tanel Venre, during the design phase for the exhibition at The National in Christchurch, he asked a question about the language the individual pieces, and the collection as a whole was speaking. Which language has been used and why?...
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MOVING MEDITATION

I cant even beginning to express how important meditation is to my practice. And especially my life. There are so many ways to meditate. Sitting and closing your eyes is only one. One of my favourite ways to meditate is through movement. Almost all my life I have been...
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Whats going on ?

http://artweekauckland.co.nz/events/east/5639574185312256 Sarah Walker-Holt, Lucy Pierpoint, Mandy Flood, Dorothy de Lautour, Caroline Griffth,Eileen Leary, Lisa Higgins, Maca Burnal Tracy Watson, Michelle Wilkinson, Laura Jer, Ingrid van Heusden A varied bunch of...
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The act of repair cultivates care

My life is imitating my art or my art is imitating my life, which one to be most accurate I’m not sure, but to be honest it is a total bewilderment. The hours that I’ve spent in trial and error of repairing broken objects (originally formed by my hands) have required...
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Junger and The meadow

One of my daughter's favourite stories is Peter and the Wolf. A central tenant to the story is the dangers of playing in the meadow. Peter is under strict instructions not to leave the safety of the domestic garden however, he cannot resist the temptations of the...
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Process is messy

Not everything works. Not everything gets resolved.

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judge

  I am a multifaceted human being and artist. I am not going to restrict myself to one medium. My identity and individuality are important to me. I will be all encompassed. Without forgiveness given. Try not to misunderstand me. I have the best intentions.  ...
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Time – A four letter word

    'Time is a created thing.To say I don't have time, is like saying I don't want to'  Lao Tzu I always seem to be wanting more time. But in reality it is the quality of time that I am striving for, as I have all the time I can have. It is how I deal with what I...
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ABOUT US

HANDSHAKE is a unique mentoring program in the art world, in which established artists spread their knowledge to less experienced artists. The “knowledge” accumulated in exchange of the relationship based on feedback is implemented in exhibitions and joint projects.

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