Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Jewllery Practice as a Site for Enquiry

Jewellery Practice as a Site for Enquiry

A one day seminar presented by RMIT Gold and Silversmithing Friday 6thAugust 2010

RMIT Kaleide Theatre, 350 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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This seminar is designed to be an opportunity to examine how the parameters of contemporary jewellery practice are being tested, developed, challenged and/or contested by those makers researching or practicing in the field. Organisers are interested in reflecting the breadth of models for framing practice and opening the dialogue around recent concerns in relation to sustainability, relational or interactivity and the need to diversify practice in the face of globalisation.

Keynote Speakers:
Christina Tatiana Miller and Susie Ganch
Ethical Metalsmiths (USA)
Susan Cohn (AUS)
Jeweller, Curator of Unexpected Pleasures, Design Museum of London, 2010
Other speakers of note:
Dr Kevin Murray (AUS), Ilse-Marie Erl (NZ), Roseanne Bartley (AUS), Simon Cottrell (AUS), Caz Guiney (AUS), Renee Ugazio (AUS).
Plenary session:
led by Dr Damien Skinner (NZ)

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