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Ubi Gallery is proud to present the exhibition with new work of Mia Kwon(KR/DE) and Mariko Sumioka(JP). Those two artists are both able to connect with materials and themes of the past and create those into wearable contemporary jewellery. With a repetition of shapes, love for material and an eye for details both make their own jewellery. Mia’s work is bold, colourful with a nice reference to fabric and fashion. Mariko’s pieces are more modest, with subtle links to Japanese unique architectural elements. We love to see both of their new work together in one exhibition and invite all of you to join us at the opening or visit us during the weeks to come.
Mariko Sumioka is from Japan and had her education in Scotland, Japan and the United States. Mariko feels inspired by the Japanese unique architectural characteristics; the linear forms and the natural materials and colours. By using patinated copper and enamel, and working with different layers of material, she is able to create the natural materials and textures found in architecture. The fact that people live in buildings and connect with the environment and the construction in a very personal way, is something the artist explores in her own pieces. This interaction is also found in people wearing and others viewing her jewellery. Both are similarly intimate.
Porcelain is often associated with precious tableware and tea sets. With her jewellery Mia Kwon wants to bring this unique elegance of porcelain closer to the people. One important element of her work is to make this precious, care requiring feeling of porcelain wearable. To preserve the unique feel of porcelain, she often use pure white, polished Mont-Blanc porcelain paired with minimal shapes.
In the work she wants to merge this traditional elegance of porcelain with the dynamic characteristics of fabric. Many of the pieces resemble clothing parts like collars and hems and also follow the flexible character of fabric. By attaching these fabric features to porcelain and adding clothing features into jewellery pieces, she aims to blur the borders between these elements and concepts to create an uncommon, contemporary perspective towards porcelain jewellery.
Henk Wolvers' first solo show in Shanghai will open at AroundSpace Living on October 30, 2016. Henk Wolvers is a ceramicist from the Netherlands with over 30 years of experience working with porcelain. His pieces are characterized by fine lines, elegant graphic shapes and gentle brush strokes. His vessels evoke a strong sense of movement and fluidity.
The exhibition is organized by AroundSpace Living Shanghai and Ubi Gallery Beijing. The show will include signature pieces made by Wolvers in recent years, and offer a comprehensive presentation of the artist's artistic style and trajectory.
AroundSpace Living - Julu Lu crossing Fumin Lu Shanghai
At Ubi Gallery you will always find the latest trends in contemporary jewellery and ceramics. For this year’s Beijing Design Week, the gallery will present colourful pieces by a mix of renowned designers from Europe and Asia. Inspired by the photo-sharing culture, Ubi selected designers who work with lenses, photo filters, light and endless clouds and scenes full of inspiration, hope and dreams. They play around with panels of colours, soap bubbles, shades and transparency to ignite your creativity.
In cooperation with: Atelier Murmur (CN), CHP..? (NL), Daisuke Motogi (JP), House of Thol (NL), Jiro Kamata (JP/DE), Kana Umeda (JP), Petite Friture (FR), Phenomena (JP), Talia Radford (AU), Studio Oddness (NL)
From over 50 Asian jewellery graduates a jury selected the 10 best submissions. A range of innovative and elegant pieces and personal stories expressed in jewellery. The artists worked with concrete, brass, leather, textile, acrylic, horsehair and more.
Jewellery designers are famous for their innovative use of material and their ability to make small wearable sculptures. If you want to see what is going on in this new discipline, you can find a nice and fresh overview in Ubi Gallery. The top 3 of this award exhibition is accredited to Yenim Park, Muhua Chen, Wei Zhou. Congratulations!
Hansek Tai | Jong Seol Lim | Muhua Chen | Ruoyan Wang | Suel Ki Lee | Ting Chun Chen | Wei Zhou | Xiaoning Lin | Ye Jia | Yenim Park