Chinese Contemporary Jewellery and Metal: An Overview

Join independent researcher and gallerist Rui Li (Sally) and four jewellery and metal artists to find out about how creative ideas are formed in contemporary China and their dynamic relationship with traditional metalsmithing.

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  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • Hochhauser Auditorium, Learning Centre

  • Free event

Contemporary jewellery and metal are becoming increasingly popular in China amongst art lovers and urban consumers. This lecture will present an overview of current development of the field, covering four perspectives: teaching of jewellery and metal in the higher education system, activities of craft related enterprises, development of traditional production hubs, and practices of the BR Gallery, the first gallery which focuses on contemporary jewellery and metal in China.

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