ŠperkStret 2018

Gold – Aura of Preciousness The International Conference of Jewellery ŠperkStret 2018 with the theme GOLD – AURA OF PRECIOUSNESS will present theoretical contributions of experts elaborating gold – the most precious shiny metal, the symbol of changelessness, eternity and perfection, along with artifacts and jewellery made of it. The conference and the accompanying exhibitions will introduce not only selected areas from the history of jewellerry and craft and its current forms, but also the socio-cultural context of gold in the face of several humane and socially oriented disciplines. 20.9.2018 18:00 – 22:00 /Galéria Medium/ OPENING of the Conference Opening...

Accompanying program

Horror Aurum / Amber Road 20. 9. — 30. 9. 2018 opening 20.9. 2018 at 6 pm commented tour 22.9. 2018 at 1 pm Galéria Medium Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18, Bratislava 1+1 / Jana Machatová – Peter Machata 22. 9. — 4. 11. 2018 opening 22.9. 2018 at 6 pm Galéria NOVA Baštová 2, Bratislava Tribute to Plečnik – Space of jewellery 12. 9. — 8. 10. 2018 opening 12.9. 2018 at 6 pm commented tour 22.9. 2018 at 5 pm Galéria X Zámočnícka 5, Bratislava Nebe Ze/mě /Olga Chereshneva a Markéta Zemanová/ 21. — 23. 9. 2018 opening 21.9. 2018...

Lectures

Olga Ivanovna Briuzgina (*1957) Bryzgina Olga Ivanivna works at the all-Russian Museum of decorative, applied and folk art in Moscow. The curator of the Museum’s collection of Russian jewelry art of the XVII – XX centuries, and collections of folk arts and crafts. Author of publications, catalogues and articles on the history of jewelry art in Russia. Author of television and exhibition projects, lectures and excursions of specialized educational programs of the Museum. Expert of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, member of the international expert organization NOEKSI. Imperial Easter eggs by Carl Faberge Jewelry Firm of Carl...

Online conference

The online conference ŠperkStret 2018 entitled “Aura of Preciousness” will be held in parallel with the main conference organized every two years by the Jewellers´ Association AURA together with the Studio s + m + l _XL – Metal and Jewel, Department of Applied Art of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia. The aim of the online conference is to establish an interdisciplinary dialogue. The evaluation of gold as a material, the most precious shiny metal, the symbol of immense, eternity and perfection also offers ways of analyzing socio-cultural contexts through a prism of various humane...