2 30 april - 30 JUNE 2013 Director of the Gallery of Art in Legnica has a great honour to invite you to participate in all events of the Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER. Its official culmination, connected with announcement of the results and the award ceremony of the 22 nd Legnica International Jewellery Competition REVOLT will take place on 17 th - 18 th May th May p.m. Holownia Modrzejewska Theatre (Old City Hall), Rynek p.m. Dorota Gulbierz Retromaniac Gallery of Silver Under the Quail s Basket, Rynek p.m. Bastard Collection Velvet Dreams tabea Reulecke, Maarja Niinemägi, teresa Lane Prince Charming and the Palace of Happiness Satyrykon Gallery, Rynek p.m. Silver Schools Insitute of Art and Design, University of West Bohemia (Pilsen, Czech Republic) Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School (Florence, Italy) 6.30 p.m. Agnieszka Bruzda i Jan B. Suchodolski B² LIS² No decoration 7.00 p.m. Hardened Tears Amberif Design Award 2013 Simply the ring Presentations p.m. SILVER SCREEN Screening of films from the international festival In Out (Gdańsk), on the subject of contemporary social and artistic rebellion Cafe Modjeska, Rynek p.m. SILVER CONCERT Tomasz Pruchnicki Quartet Concert for the festival guests free entry Cafe Modjeska, Rynek th May a.m p.m. Contestation, Revolt, Change - a seminar Qubus Hotel, Skarbowa p.m. Debuts: Monika Miodek artistic Group Au+ Pink Pig in Ink Niello Gallery, Rynek p.m. SCHMUCK 2013 RING Gallery, Rynek p.m. Philip Sajet Beauty is most important Copper Museum, Knights Academy, Chojnowska p.m. Ulrich Reithofer 10Years MIJNLuxus HEAD WORKS with BODY&SOUL Copper Museum, Knights Academy, Chojnowska p.m. PREZIOSA YOUNG 2013 Gallery of Art, Pl. Katedralny p.m. REVOLT 22nd Legnica International Jewellery Competition Gallery of Art, Pl. Katedralny 1 Silver Meeting Party for the participants and Festival s guests (valid invitation) Ratuszowa Restaurant (Rynek 39) Detailed programme of the accompanying events (happenings, actions arts, films) available at posters and at
3 22nd Legnica International Jewellery Competition REVOLT The competition is the most important element of the Festival. It has an open character. The artists hare to provide work on a given topic - a different one each year. Works should display original creativity and represent a high artistic standard. The international jury was composed of: Galit Gaon (Israel), Jiro Kamata (Japan / Germany), Hans Stofer (Switzerland / United Kingdom), Aneta Lis-Marcinkiewicz and Sławomir Fijałkowski (Poland). This year, 625 submissions were received from 319 artists of 43 countries, mainly from Europe, but also from Argentina, Australia, Israel, Japan, Korea and the USA. Gallery of Art in Legnica, Pl. Katedralny 1; Open: 30 th April 23 rd June, Tue Sun: a.m p.m. About the Artists A reccuring presentation of distinguished personalities among the Polish and international goldsmiths. Agnieszka Bruzda i Jan B. Suchodolski B² This project, with a square brooch as its main theme, is carried out by two artists. Agnieszka Bruzda graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. She has been making jewellery since Participated in many exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Jan Suchodolski studied landscape architecture at the Agricultural Academy in Warsaw. He has been pursuing jewellery design since A long-term member of the STFZ. Participated in many exhibitions in Poland and abroad. LIS² No decoration LIS² is a design group created in 2007 by Aneta Lis-Marcinkiewicz and Adriana Lisowska graduates of the Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź. The group has initiated a lot of artistic events that aim at creating a platform for dialogue between the viewer and the modern art. LIS² is also about functional and experimental jewellery, wherein the expression of ideas is equally important as a well-designed form. Open: 30th April 30th June, Tue Fri: a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m. Ulrich Reithofer 10Years MIJNLuxus HEAD WORKS with BODY&SOUL Having graduated from the Trier University of Applied Sciences, Departament in Idar-Oberstain (Germany), with the specialization in gemstones and jewellery design (under prof. Theo Smeets), he now lives and works in the Netherlands. He exhibited in the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Belgium, Spain, Sweden and the UK, and participated in many symposia and jewellery workshops. Copper Museum, Knights Academy, Chojnowska 2; Open: 30th April 6th June, Tue Sat: a.m p.m. Philip Sajet Beauty is most important A retrospective exhibition of the well known Dutch artist, a graduate from Rietveld Academi in Amsterdam (under prof. Francesco Pavan), a lecturer at many Universities. His works have been exhibited all over the Europe, as well as in USA and Japan, and are included in the collections of many museums and galleries. Copper Museum, Knights Academy, Chojnowska 2; Open: 30th April 6th June, Tue Sat: a.m p.m. Silver Schools An annual presentation of the leading European art schools, showing works of their professors, graduates and students. Insitute of Art and Design, University of West Bohemia (Pilsen, Czech Republic) and Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School (Florence, Italy). Open: 30th April 30th June, Tue Fri: a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m. Debuts: Monika Miodek A recurring presentation of the most promising young artists, taking their first steps into the world of design and goldsmithing. Monika Miodek graduated from the Department of Jewellery at the Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Łódź, Poland. Niello Gallery, Rynek 17; Open: 30th April 31st May, Mon Fri: a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m.
4 Tabea Reulecke, Maarja Niinemägi, Teresa Lane Prince Charming and ThePalace of Happiness International project, bringing together imagination and personal experiences of three women-artists: Tabea Reulecke (Germany), Maarja Niinemägi (Estonia) and Teresa Lane (Australia). The exhibition explores contemporary Eros and romantic love through mythology, pop culture and natural instincts. Satyrykon Gallery, Rynek 36; Open: 30th April 9th June, Tue Fri: a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m. Bastard Collection Velvet Dreams Exhibition of two German goldsmith artists - Ingrid Römmich and Veronika Schmidt, winners of the prize of The Gallery of Art in Legnica in the 21st Legnica International Jewellery Competition RITUAL, The group has been working together since They create exquisite jewellery, an unorthodox combination of the past and present. The inspiration for the artists is connecting opposites - like opulence and modesty, modern minimalism and decadence - to establish brand new standards. Satyrykon Gallery, Rynek 36; Open: 30th April 9th June, Tue Fri a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m. SCHMUCK 2013 Prestigious, the Germany s most important and the Europe s oldest, survey of contemporary jewellery, organised by the Chamber of Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria and founded by the Danner s Foundation. For this year s exhibition, 700 entries from 35 countries were submitted. The exhibits were chosen by the Swiss goldsmith Bernhard Schobinger. RING Gallery, Rynek 12; Open: 30 th April 6 th June, Tue Sun: a.m p.m. Hardened Tears Exhibition of amber designs by nineteen well-known European artists. The curators of the exhibition are Wim Vandekerckhove, owner of the Villa De Bondt Gallery in Ghent (Belgium), and Sławomir Fijałkowski, professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk. Presentations 2012 Show of works selected for the closing exhibition of the National Open Art Jewellery Competition - Presentations In 2012, the competition theme was a ring. Amberif Design Award 2013 Simply the ring A presentation of works selected for the international competition of jewellery designs with amber, organised by the International Fair of Amber, Jewellery and Gemstones AMBERIF in Gdańsk. Preziosa Young 2013 The 5 th edition of the international young jewellery designers exhibition organized by Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School in Florence and Gió Carbone. The aim of the exhibition is to present the most recent trends in contemporary jewellery. Gallery of Art in Legnica, Pl. Katedralny 1; Open: 30 th April 6 th June, Tue Sun: a.m p.m. Artistic Group AU+ Pink Pig in Ink A group of Polish artists - Marcin Bogusław, Bartosz Chmielewski, Filip Jackowski and Michał Wysocki - alumni of the Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Łódź. Niello Gallery, Rynek 17; Open: 30th April 31st May, Mon Fri: a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m. Dorota Gulbierz Retromaniac Exhibition of the Sopot artist, whose trademark is the technique of porcelain relief. She draws the inspiration for her extraordinary work from the 1920s s. Gallery of Silver Under the Quail s Basket, Rynek 38 Open: 8th May - 8th June, Mon Fri: a.m p.m., Sat: a.m p.m. Holownia Exhibition of works submitted to the 22nd International Jewellery Competition REVOLT, but not selected for the main exhibition. Holownia gives the audience an opportunity to compare the jury decision with their own opinions. Modrzejewska Theatre (Old City Hall), Rynek 39; Open: 15th April 2nd June, Mon Sun: a.m p.m.
5 Patronat honorowy / Honorary patronage: Minister Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego Minister of Culture and National Heritage Marszałek Województwa Dolnośląskiego Marshall of the Province of Lower Silesia Prezydent Miasta Legnicy Mayor of Legnica City Stowarzyszenie Twórców Form Złotniczych Goldsmithing Artists Association Partnerzy / Partners: Patronat medialny / Media patronage: Legnicki Festiwal SREBRO zrealizowano przy pomocy finansowej: Fundacji Polska Miedź, KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., Marszałka Województwa Dolnośląskiego oraz Miasta Legnica The Legnica Jewellery Festival SILVER realized with financial support of: Polish Copper Foundation, KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., Marshall of the Lower Silesia Province and Legnica City