The Haunted Armchair Prince

The Haunted Armchair Prince

The other night I went to a concert in some basement in Berlin, filled with bizarre art installations, a bar, a stage and the appropriate crowd. There was a man sitting in a tattered armchair to the side of the room, sunken cheeks and haunted expression, and I found him extraordinarily aesthetic as he sat…

Exhibitions Autumn/Winter 2018

Exhibitions Autumn/Winter 2018

Auf den folgenden Ausstellungen und Messen möchte ich Ihnen meine neuesten Stücke präsentieren: My newest creations will be available at the following upcoming exhibitions:   8. & 9. September 2018: Design + Gestaltung Mußbach 2018 Herrenhof Mußbach, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Samstag + Sonntag 11 bis 18 Uhr. Info: http://www.galerieforum.com/ausstellungen-n.html    9. – 11. November…

Poeletjie

Poeletjie

Recently I was awarded a special mention at the South African Contemporary Jewellery Awards held at the FADA Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa. I’d like to talk a little about the piece I entered, titled Poeletjie. For more information about the SA Contemporary Jewellery Awards, the judges and the winners, visit http://fadagallery.blogspot.de/2018/03/and-winner-is-sa-contemporary-jewellery.html. The winners are…

An Ode to Multidentities

An Ode to Multidentities

As I’ve just returned from a six-week stay in South Africa, I am taking some time to digest my experiences and pick apart some my feelings about countries and identities. South Africa, that exquisite country, the place I hail from and that shaped my personality, but not really my (only) home anymore. Some time ago…

Frühjahr/Sommer 2018

Frühjahr/Sommer 2018

Nach einem längeren Aufenthalt in Südafrika Anfang des Jahres freue ich mich jetzt auf eine Gelegenheit, Ihnen meine neuesten Entwürfe präsentieren zu können. Eine Spielerei aus filigraner Fynbos-Botanik, Tautropfen wie glitzernde Diamanten aufgereiht, aus buntem Meeresgetier in Tümpeln, Wind, violetten Bergen und aus Weinbergen, in denen der Herbst rostet. Schon bald können Sie mich auf…

On Storytelling

On Storytelling

I have a voice. I’ve always known that I have a voice. As a child and teenager, I wrote imaginative stories, which I illustrated, and some overly dramatic poetry. Then I stopped. I continued to write (and read) academically, of course, I had A-level examinations to get through, and a bachelor thesis to write, then…

Exhibitions: October-December 2017

Exhibitions: October-December 2017

After a quiet but very productive summer in my studio in Berlin I am very excited to present my newest creations at a series of upcoming fairs and exhibitions, detailed below. I have been moving towards a new way of exhibiting my art, in which the different facets of my work become more eloquently integrated….

EUNIQUE 2017: Preview

EUNIQUE 2017: Preview

I’m very excited to offer you a little sneak peek of the new pieces I’ve been working on for the EUNIQUE design fair 2017. For more information on this annual art & design show in Karlsruhe, Germany, have a look at https://www.eunique.eu/website/home/index.jsp. Come visit me at booth D58 in the DM-Arena, Friday the 19th of May…

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PHÖNIX: upcoming solo exhibition

PHÖNIX: upcoming solo exhibition

Join us for  a glass of wine at the opening night of PHÖNIX on Friday, the 16th of December. I will be showing a combination of pieces made throughout this year and a new collection created in the last two months revolving around themes of enamelling as jewellery-making process, mythical creatures, fire, transformation and alchemy.