Explore how to express the concept of borders and a parallel world through art jewellery. You will be introduced to the Japanese conceptual knot Musubi, and the spatial concept of Ma and negative space. Inventiveness and engagement with the natural world will be encouraged. There will also be technical demonstrations on knotting and wax modelling with talks and group and individual discussions.
Mari Ishikawa studied Jewellery and photography at Academy of Fine Arts, Munich Germany. Since then has been a practicing contemporary jeweller exhibiting internationally. Her works are in 13 international public collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, The Museum of Arts and Design, New York and Die Neue Sammlung, Munich. She has given workshops in Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Estonia, Japan, Thailand and Chile.