Making Stories – Jewellery & Objects: VIP Preview Evening for Jewellery and Metalwork Exhibition

Making Stories - Jewellery & Objects

MAKING STORIES: Jewellery and Objects We are delighted to invite you to join us as we showcase the work of graduating students from our MA Jewellery and Metalwork course. We will be joined by key members of the Jewellery & Metalwork community together with creative practitioners and partners from our regional museums, galleries, and design studios. Light refreshments will be served between 1800 – […]

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Reader in Jewellery & Metalwork, Maria Hanson curates exhibition in Yunnan, China

Maria Hanson, Making Connections - Notions of Beauty exhibition poster

This week Maria Hanson, ADRC’s Reader in Jewellery and Metalwork is undertaking a research trip to Yunnan in China with Chris Knight, silversmith, researcher and senior lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork. Maria was invited to curate an exhibition of contemporary jewellery and metalwork objects for the BR Gallery in the newly built Dali Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum.  Sally Li, co-founder […]

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Association for Contemporary Jewellery’s 20:20 Visions Conference in Sheffield 07 – 09 July 2017

Association of Contemporary Jewellers logo - property of ACJ

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ) is bringing an agenda of promoting the artform, supporting the makers and developing the audience in the UK and abroad this week, as part of a 3-day conference between Friday 07 July and Sunday 09 July 2017. Association for Contemporary Jewellery’s 20:20 Visions Conference Cantor Building Sheffield Hallam University S1 2NT Friday 07 July […]

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Maria Hanson (Jewellery & Metalwork, SHU) speaks at Cambridge University and asks “What’s In My Stuff?”

An composite image of circuitry

Maria Hanson, (Jewellery and Metalwork, SHU) speaks at CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University) on Monday 27 February 2017 exploring the unprecedented amount of “stuff” we own. What’s in my Stuff? seeks to engage with the public and explore the relationship between people and their gadgets. In doing so it hopes to raise […]

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Maria Hanson in live jewellery performance ‘JUNK: Rubbish to Gold’

Junk - Rubbish to Gold logo

Maria Hanson, Reader in Metalwork and Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University, is one of 50 jewellers taking part in JUNK: Rubbish to Gold, a playful exploration of community economies (exchange, giving, bartering, gathering, earning, harvesting); putting on display the process of creating the ‘work of art’. The performance is being live-streamed on screens in the mac Birmingham and the Museum […]

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Wednesday 10 December 2014 – Lunchtime seminar with Maria Hanson and Melanie Levick-Parkin

Title: Create & Connect: Connecting female artisan craft producers in Zanzibar with tourist markets Speaker: Maria Hanson and Melanie Levick-Parkin Maria Hanson supervises undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD students and is a researcher, designer and craft maker. Research interests and activities include the exploration of rituals and craft objects and the reading of craft objects in the context of contemporary visual […]

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