LIVE JEWELLERY FROM ACROSS THE PACIFIC
31 July – 31 August 2012
Curated by Kevin Murray, Joyaviva: Live Jewellery from across the Pacific is an exhibition of beautiful, potent objects that recover the power of jewellery in our world.
Made by a new wave of jewellers from Australia, New Zealand and Chile, each of the pieces on display is ‘alive’ as a device for sharing hopes and responding to our fears – ranging from threat of earthquakes to success in a school exam. Created from diverse materials, these objects link people together – transforming private wishes into shared stories.
Melissa Cameron, Jill Hermans, Caz Guiney, Maryann Talia Pau, Jin ah Jo, Blanche Tilden, Alice Whish (Australia)
Jacqui Chan, Ilse-Marie Erl, Sarah Read, Gina Ropiha, Areta Wilkinson, Matthew Wilson, Katheryn Yeats (Aotearoa / New Zealand)
Guillermina Atunez, Francisco Ceppi, Analya Cespedes, Carolina Hornauer, Massiel Mariel, Angela Cura Mendes, Valentina Rosenthal, WALKA STUDIO (Chile)
Visit www.joyaviva.net to learn more about the objects, their creators and hosts.
Level 4, Peter Johnson Building, 702 Harris Street, Ultimo, NSW, Australia
Open Monday – Friday 12-6pm