Sunday, September 6, 2009

Conversations between Latin American and European artists and jewellery makers

Interesting news from klimto2, an open blog where artists will work and discuss in teams, leading up to a contemporary jewellery symposium in Mexico City, April 2010. It is only just beginning, but there are already some interestingn photos there, and also makers' thoughts about belonging, one's "place", home, travelling and creating. Below is a message and introduction by Valeria Vallarta Siemelink, and the whole blog can be explored at

Welcome to Walking the Gray Area

"This is a blog where 40 artists and jewellery makers from Latin American and Europe carry out a dialogue about global mobility and contemporary jewellery. The dialogue will result in an exhibition to be presented in Mexico City, April 2010.

To know more on this project, read the introductory essay Take a Walk on the Gray Area. To see the project in action, click on the couple’s names at the right column of the blog to visit the couple’s individual dialogues. Visitors are fee to comment or make questions to the artists and moderator. All topics are open to respectful and responsible discussions.

Being this a global project, we are glad to see that this blog is being widely spread through the world. Please, let others know about us. And do not forget to click on our growing Cluster Map, at the bottom of the couples’ column on the right side of this page. You will be able to see where our visitors come from!


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