The Phenomenology of Jewellery(ness)

The opening of the ‘Handshake3: Reflect’ exhibition at The Dowse signals the end of Handshake3 which prompted me to look at where I was at at the beginning – at the HS3 Jewelcamp in February last year. According to my Jewelcamp powerpoint presentation, I was on a mission to make jewellery with less than one…

HOARD at The Dowse

Hoard is a bookcase and library ladder salvaged from a used-book shop that closed its doors in 2015. The shelves are packed with gilded volumes, displayed with the gold edges facing outwards. It is a continuation of the series On Jewelleryness, which investigates the properties and power of jewellery. None of the works features physical jewellery forms; instead they…