Us 16 - # 15. 2015.
Us 16 – A short outline of the key ideas behind the ‘Us 16′ body of work (English only)

Us 16

The body of work around Us 16 centres on the notion of community. Within any community such as a family, circle of… Weiter lesen

Appearances are deceptive II: I am not aloof. 2013. Pendant on silk thread. Non-tarnish silver, enamel paint, Lapis Lazuli beads, hidden Garnet beads
The words we use become the homes we live in – Artist’s statement pertaining to the series Between the Lines (English only)

As an avid reader and a keen, yet critical listener I have for quite some time been aware that words and phrases have an… Weiter lesen

Moments of carefree happiness. Photos: (c) Mathias & Angela Tölken
Maintaining the well, or: when water levels are low (English only)

Some years ago I thoroughly engaged with Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way (Pan Books: 1993), a stimulating work book for introspective creatives. One of the… Weiter lesen

The relation between art jewellery, culture and commercial jewellery
An investigation of roundness: Artist’s statement pertaining to the Breath of Fire series (English only)

Since the Fine Ounce Goldsmith Collective will launch its 2012/13 exhibition series (entitled Breath of Fire) with the first show at Merchants on Long on the 8th of… Weiter lesen

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The conundrum of being German (English only)

A while back one of my fellow Fine Ounce Collective members wrote an amusing piece about her (as she termed them) “well-organized, calm and… Weiter lesen

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A universal validity of jewellery? (English only)

One of the most important international events pertaining to contemporary jewellery is Schmuck, an annual, specially curated show coinciding with the International Trade Fair in… Weiter lesen

AnGela. Ring. 2012. Non-tarnish silver, clay, varnish.
Jewellery as reflection (English only)

Being a rather academically and philosophically inclined person, I enjoy reading all kinds of written material on contemporary jewellery to engage… Weiter lesen

Happy Days. 2009.
Self [reflection] [representation] [expansion] – Artist’s statement (English only)

The complex process of expressing myself creatively is an intensely personal one and my works are strongly auto-biographical, albeit from hindsight. My jewellery inevitably… Weiter lesen

Reflections of Self: Jewellery and chains of meaning. An independent essay accompanying the solo show ‘Self’. (English only)

We perceive the world in terms of language – indeed the entire process through which we make sense of experience, emotion and objects, are… Weiter lesen