TO A BRAZILIAN EVENING AT PLATINA
7TH OF NOVEMBER 17.00 - 21.00
CONVERSATION AND ARTIST TALK BY
MIRIAM MIRNA KOROLKOVAS AND ROBERTA BURCHARDT
JEWELLERY AND OBJECTS BY
MIRIAM MIRNA KOROLKOVAS AND THE RIBEIRINHOS FROM AMAZON FOREST
FROM 17:00, ARTIST TALK AT 18:30
JEWELLERY AND OBJECTS WILL BE SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT AT PLATINA UNTIL 10TH
OF NOVEMBER 2018
event is made in conjunction to the exhibition REFLECTION_NECKLACES
at the Embassy of Brazil, Kungsgatan 88, Stockholm, 8th - 15th of November
9.00 - 17.00
exhibition is curated by Miriam Mirna Korolkovas.
It has recently been shown in conjunction to KORU6 at Suvilahti, Tiivistämö
in Helsinki and will be exhibited at Galerija Argentum in Vilnius, Lithuania
22nd of November - 1th of December 2018
originality, feathers, colonial history, and who´s the Master?
- a Brazilian conversation over necklaces, jewelry-making, rainforests,
artistic quality and the colonial legacy.
the Alto Anapu river, southwest of the Marajó island, in the Brazilian
Amazon forest, Caxiuanã area, between the states of Pará
and Amazonas, lives the Caiçara community, also known as Ribeirinhos.
As part of the Shared Artistic Experimentation Expedition with the Peoples
of the Forest, led by the NORTEAR project, artist and Brazilian AJF ambassador,
Miriam Mirna Korolkovas, develops a practice where conviviality and jewelry-making
In a colonial house on the island of Florianópolis, southern Brazil,
the artist Roberta Burchardt develops a practice of reinstating new relationships
through experiences of immersion, exploring the colonial house and its
contemporary performance and legacy. An artist-in-residence program enables
contact and permeability zones of mutual affection artist/artisan-Sobrado-practice-surroundings,
and foments a community of contemporary dialogues, engendering bridges
between the times of the Sobrado and the old colonial parish, in the world.
Mirna Korolkovas and Roberta Burchardt will discuss what these projects
are, and their possible relevance in a discussion over who teaches who,
contemporary claims and modes of working.
Text by Roberta Burchardt
Brazilian artist, architect and curator
Graduation and Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Planning at University
of Sa?o Paulo, Brazil
Master's in Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, USA
Awarded a Visitor Professor Scholar by Fulbright Commission/CAPES at University
of Michigan - School of Art & Design, USA
Brazilian Ambassador at AJF - Art Jewelry Forum
Brazilian artist, artisan, mediator and writer with a background in interior
architecture (USA), visual arts (Brazil), and crafts (Sweden).
Since 2015 creative leader at Sobrado na Ladeira.
Coordinator at Oprojeto, an art, craft, and design platform between Sweden
and Brazil, promoting participatory activities and instigating local production
and knowledge exchange.
Project coordinator at Iaspis, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International
Programme for Visual and Applied Artists.