Visiting Munich Jewellery Week 2019

“The Munich Jewellery Week, 13 -17 March 2019, is considered to be one of the most significant international meeting of contemporary jewellery design and is a meeting point for collectors, gallerists, curators and jewellery artists from around the world.” [source] My first visit to Munich Jewellery Week was last year as a Masters student at […]

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Too Cute: Sweet is about to get Sinister

“Artist and filmmaker Rachel Maclean examines the world of cuteness by curating works from the Arts Council Collection and Birmingham’s collection to reveal how objects and images can have the unique ability to be simultaneously sweet and yet sinister. Contemporary life is saturated by cuteness, from adult onesies to social media photo- filters, playground-like office spaces […]

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A rainy day at the V&A Dundee

Today we visited the newly opened Victoria & Albert Museum in Dundee. I had been really looking forward to getting up to Dundee to see it, so jumped at this spur of the moment opportunity when I was home for the weekend in Edinburgh… but I have to admit I was a little underwhelmed and disappointed.   […]

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