JEWELLERY

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WORKSHOPS, TALKS & CONSULTING

 
 

Silvia has extensive teaching experience at a number of British and European Universities and Colleges. She is a visiting lecturer, amongst others at the Royal College of Art and the Central Saint Martin’s London.

She has conducted numerous workshops and talks across design, art and fashion in traditional techniques, new technologies and new ways of thinking at The Glasgow School of Art, The Goldsmiths' Centre, Camberwell College of Arts, Design School Kolding, Alchimia Florence, AMD Akademie Mode & Design, Hochschule Düsseldorf and University of Art, Hochschule Trier and Design Burg Giebichenstein Halle.

She has taken part in Symposia at the Design Museum London, the Science Museum London, the V&A London, The Sir John Soane Museum London, Onassis Cultural Centre Athens, Creative Business Week Munich, Jewellery Symposium Zimmerhof, 3D Printshow Paris and TCT Fair Birmingham.

 
 

Silvia has worked on projects as a consultant with a number of leading companies such as BMW Munich and Microsoft Research Cambridge. She has also run workshops and hands-on courses. Her pioneering expertise and knowledge, which spans the analogue and the digital, can be inspiring and empowering to brands and manufacturers. Silvia is interested in developing work in the fields of ‘New Luxury’ and cutting edge technology.

Please contact her to discuss possibilities. 

 

SILVIA WEIDENBACH IN UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 
 

Silvia Weidenbach: Gilbert Collection Resident Open Studio

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Wednesday 31 May, 14.00

Visit the studio of Silvia Weidenbach, the first Gilbert Collection Resident to find out more about her artistic practice as a jeweller fusing historical techniques with 3D printing and learn about her plans to make a 21st century treasure chest inspired by the snuffboxes in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. Find out more here


What is the Future of Objects?

Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, UK

Thursday 1 June, 18.00 - 20.00

What is the Future of Objects? Forest + Found will lead this roundtable discussion with speakers from the V & A, Pitt Rivers Museum and Crafts Council. Looking at museum objects from prehistory to modern day, this interactive roundtable will discuss our changing relationships with the objects we use in our everyday lives, as our values and technologies alter. Free but booking essential. Refreshments will be available. 


FLOURISH: A two day conference to ignite your creative business ambitions

 Armourers Hall, London, UK

Monday 19 - Tuesday 20 June, 09.30 - 17.00

Two days to ignite your creative business ambitions.The Talent Development team at Crafts Council brings you leading industry experts so you can share, debate and network; providing you with a vital set of action points and links that will cultivate and shape your creative practice. Buy tickets here.


Silvia Weidenbach: Gilbert Collection Resident Open Studio

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Friday 30 June, 19.00

Visit the studio of Silvia Weidenbach, the first Gilbert Collection Resident to find out more about her artistic practice as a jeweller fusing historical techniques with 3D printing and learn about her plans to make a 21st century treasure chest inspired by the snuffboxes in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. Find out more here


Silvia Weidenbach: Gilbert Collection Resident Open Studio

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Sunday 02 July, 13.00 - 16.00

Visit the studio of Silvia Weidenbach, the first Gilbert Collection Resident to find out more about her artistic practice as a jeweller fusing historical techniques with 3D printing and learn about her plans to make a 21st century treasure chest inspired by the snuffboxes in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. Find out more here


Association of Contemporary Jewellery 20:20 Visions July Conference

Sheffield, UK

Friday 7 - Sunday 9 July, various times

A conference organised by the Association of Contemporary Jewellery. This will include talks by makers, educators & exhibition curators, performances (expect surprises), demonstrations and tech talks amid networking breaks with plentiful cake. More information here.


Silvia Weidenbach: Gilbert Collection Resident Open Studio

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Fridays 14, 28 July, 18.00 - 20.00

Visit the studio of Silvia Weidenbach, the first Gilbert Collection Resident to find out more about her artistic practice as a jeweller fusing historical techniques with 3D printing and learn about her plans to make a 21st century treasure chest inspired by the snuffboxes in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. Find out more here


Silvia Weidenbach: Gilbert Collection Resident Open Studio

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 September, 13.00 - 16.00

Visit the studio of Silvia Weidenbach, the first Gilbert Collection Resident to find out more about her artistic practice as a jeweller fusing historical techniques with 3D printing and learn about her plans to make a 21st century treasure chest inspired by the snuffboxes in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. Part of London Design Festival. Find out more here


Symposium Thinking Jewellery XI

Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Saturday 14 - Sunday 15th October, various times

The theme of this year's symposium is the Material of Art: Imagination and virtual worlds. ‘SchmuckDenken’ [Thinking Jewellery] is the attempt to reflect upon what jewellery is. It is about an interdisciplinary conver-gence either side of the crucial categories of handicraft or art, applied or free: to discover what jewellery is made up of, not what it looks like. More information here.