Inspired 2016 Book—Inspired by Brigitte Pruchnow

Munich Artists created an art book called Inspired 2016.

For the first book, artists created an art piece inspired by this artwork by Brigitte Pruchnow.

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Inspiration art piece by Brigitte Pruchnow

A group of around 26  Munich Artists created art pieces based on Brigitte’s artwork.

The following is the tentative list of artists involved (A final list will be shared on the project page when all artwork has been submitted):

Hazel Ang
Anna Blumenkranz
Devaney Claro
Britta Eriskat
Christine Friebe
Emmy Horstkamp
Elizabeth Hughes
Manuela Illera
Angela Josupeit
Christina Corell
Anette Koch
Maximilian Lueckenhaus
Corinna Naumann
Berit Opelt
Niala Orsmond
Simona Petrauskaite
Brigitte Pruchnow
Elke Reis
Alexandra Ritter
Isidora Romani
Gabriele Rothweiler
Rainer Schmitten
Ines Seidel
ursula Singer
Allun Turner
Michaela Wuehr
The book will be published as an A4 Landscape. If you are interested in a copy of the book, please let me know.  We are only printing a limited number.  You can email me emmy@kyfio.com if you are interested. The cost per book will be 50 Euro.  We will only print one run per Inspired book.
If you are interested in purchasing an original piece of artwork from the book, please contact the artists directly.
We will continue working on the inspired series.  For 2017, we will be inspired by a physician’s comment about pain.

Hazel Ang and Allun Turner Say Hello

I did not realise how complicated life could get when you have a company named Kyfio UG but a website named Munichartists.com.  Hazel did the proper thing sending her artwork to Munich Artists but there is no legal entity for Munich Artists just the website and the the post office would not give me the package even though my name is on a business card with Munich Artists.  I needed a rubber stamp.  After creating a rubber stamp from a stamp kit, I stamped the pickup form with “Munich Artists ” and they gave me the package saving it from a return journey to America.   I opened the package and had a great blue surprise from Hazel Ang.

Then, Allun Turner walked in with his piece…

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So many wonderful artists and artwork came into the studio today.  I feel really lucky to get to meet new artists and have artists I know join in on the fun.  I’m Looking forward to seeing more of your art pieces coming my way and filling the second studio table with your creations!

The Talk Art Jewellery Installation by Ines Seidel and Allun Turner

Allun Turner and Ines Seidel have been working on an installation at the Friday Gallery during the month of February 2016.

The artists were asked to develop an installation that incorporated their art jewellery and the idea of a conversation.

Over the month, the two artists emailed, met in person, worked in their own studios and at the Friday gallery.   Emmy Horstkamp videotaped the artists discussing their installation and their artworks and asked the artists to share how the other artist influenced their work in the space.

If you would like to visit the gallery, one of the artists will be there each day from  900 to 1700. Please remember that the Friday gallery is in the courtyard. You will need to push open the green doors and walk into the courtyard where you will then see a big pink sign designating the Friday Gallery as one of Munich Jewellery Week’s galleries.

 

Munich Jewellery Week 2016 Has Begun!

Over the next few days, I will be sharing photographs of Art Jewellery.   Art Jewellery week is one of the largest art Jewellery shows and we are lucky to have this event in Munich.   Please visit the following locations and support the art jewellers by asking questions, appreciating their work and spreading the news that this event is happening in Munich.

  • Visit the Friday Gallery downtown at Frauenstrasse 18.   See the Art Jewellery created by Ines Seidel and Allun Turner.  I’ve asked them to incorporate their art jewellery into an installation.  Ask them about the process and their words.

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  • A greek artist Ionna Natsikou can be found at RaumForm 33 Baaderstraße 16 80469 München.

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  • One of the first Jewellery Artists that I met in Munich was Laura Bradshaw-Heap.  Laura and Rachel Darboune have created a really cool project called “Rubbish to Gold.”  You can see a video about their project at the main Messe and ALSO at Studio Gabi Green Gollierstr. 17, 80339 Munich, Germany  Here is their event page for Rubbish to Gold edition no. 2.  They are having an auction of art pieces so go visit their auction page and make a bid.

 

Feb Installation Day 1 Process Video

2016 is the year of installation for Munich Artists and the Friday gallery .

We started the year with at installation by Emmy Horstkamp & TMNK at Odeonsplatz and continue our exploration of collaborative installations with Ines Seidel and Allun Turner at the Friday Gallery.

We will be sharing Their creative process As They work within the Friday Gallery space.

All the videos will be on our website for you to watch and, I want to edit them together at the end of the installation. This is not a classic documentary but a recording of how the three of us are dealing with the creations process within the Friday Gallery – two artists and the owner of the space.

Now, please watch Ines Seidel & Allun Turner talking and creating art.