HANDSHAKE 6

WELCOME TO HANDSHAKE 6 (HS6), 2020 – 2021

HS6 is a 2-year programme that encourages experimentation, coaching and exhibiting. The twelve mentees with their mentors  selected by Iris Eichenberg (renowned artist and educator from  Michigan, US). HS6 starts off with a Masterclass with Iris Eichenberg. During the two years each HS artist develops their inquiry with research, experimentation, ideas and work samples. Their appointed mentor provides dialogue and feedback to their mentee about their developments. At each end of the calendar year an exhibition is planned. The first one in 2020 at Te Auaha, Wellington, and the second in 2021at Pah Homestead, Auckland.  Additional to exhibiting will be an investigation for an online exhibition feature for the HANDSHAKE project online exhibition.

HS6 focusses primarily on the individual development of each mentee’s art practice with the feedback and assistance of their selected mentor. The exploration will be through research and experimentation, as well as through design processes and materials. The year starts off with a JEWELcamp. The HS6 artists introduce themselves to industry representatives, and get introduced to the project and professional ethics. Renee Bevan (artist and educator) conducts a PUSH-PULL workshop that aims to provide a series of methodes to explore ideas and designs.JEWELcamp is followed up with at masterclass with Iris Eichenberg who sets the HS6 artists off with a toolset of new approaches and opportunities. 

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WELCOME TO HANDSHAKE 6 (HS6), 2020 – 2021

HS6 is a 2-year programme that encourages experimentation, coaching and exhibiting. The twelve mentees with their mentors were selected by Iris Eichenberg (renowned artist and educator from  Michigan, US). HS6 starts off with a Masterclass with Iris Eichenberg. During the two years each HS artist develops their inquiry with research, experimentation, ideas and work samples. Their appointed mentor provides dialogue and feedback to their mentee about their developments. At each end of the calendar year an exhibition is planned. The first one in 2020 at Te Auaha, Wellington, and the second in 2021at Pah Homestead, Auckland.  Additional to exhibiting will be an investigation for an online exhibition feature for the HANDSHAKE project online exhibition.

HS6 focusses primarily on the individual development of each mentee’s art practice with the feedback and assistance of their selected mentor. The exploration will be through research and experimentation, as well as through design processes and materials. The year starts off with a JEWELcamp. The HS6 artists introduce themselves to industry representatives, and get introduced to the project and professional ethics. Renee Bevan (artist and educator) conducts a PUSH-PULL workshop that aims to provide a series of methodes to explore ideas and designs.JEWELcamp is followed up with at masterclass with Iris Eichenberg who sets the HS6 artists off with a toolset of new approaches and opportunities. 

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Curator: Contemporary Jewellery Triennale

Curator: Contemporary Jewellery Triennale

The Contemporary Jewellery Triennial has been developed by Makers101 with Objectspace collaborating as the exhibition partner for the inaugural project which will be realised in 2021. The successful candidate will be responsible for the research, development and...

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HANDSHAKE 5: Critical Writing Workshop

HANDSHAKE 5: Critical Writing Workshop

Sunday December 8, 10am-3pm | $70 - bookings essential Join visiting artist-jeweller and writer Roseanne Bartley for an immersive and interactive critical writing workshop at TE URU, Auckland for artists, curators, and writers interested in developing a performative...

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HANDSHAKE 5: Artists’ Walk and Talk

HANDSHAKE 5: Artists’ Walk and Talk

Saturday December 7, 3pm at TE URU, Auckland Artists from the HANDSHAKE 5: in site exhibition introduce their work ahead of the 4pm exhibition opening. This is a unique opportunity to hear from contemporary jewellers from across Aotearoa, who have come to Te Uru for...

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HS craft writers’ programme

HS craft writers’ programme

The HS craft-writers’ programme is open for submissions HANDSHAKE Project is launching a pilot craft writers’ programme, running from January 2020 to December 2021. The online programme will nurture the writing skills of craft and art professionals with a view to...

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jewellery MASTERCLASS with IRIS EICHENBERG

jewellery MASTERCLASS with IRIS EICHENBERG

CALL for New Zealand artists with jewellery interests APPLICATION ENTRIES ARE CLOSED The first of the NZ masterclass workshop series is with IRIS EICHENBERG, in Auckland (Epsom) Workshop dates:  31 January, 1 and 2 February 2020  Entry is on application Click here for...

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Review by Helen Wyatt

Review by Helen Wyatt

NZ jewellery artists remind us to play with complexity while pushing the boundaries of the worn object every which way. New Zealand jewellery artists continue to produce work that is intellectually strong, materially curious and playful. In April, Stanley Street...

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Te Ao Hurihuri : Ever Changing World

Te Ao Hurihuri : Ever Changing World

  ~Journeys through jewellery from New Zealand and the UK~   CLICK here for imagesCLICK here for Lieta Marziali essayThe Crypt galleryDukes Road Entrance off Euston Road, London NW1 2BA.23 – 27 October 2018   12:00 – 19:00.Opening Event Tuesday...

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