“An experience with jewelry making in Amazonian forest” open lecture by Miriam Mirna Korolkovas will be on Thursday, December 6 at 6pm in room A403 (Põhja pst 7).
“Origin, originality, feathers, colonial history, and who´s the Master”, a Brazilian conversation over necklaces, jewelry-making, rainforests, artistic quality and the colonial legacy.
On 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 come together.
Miriam Mirna Korolkovas
Brazilian artist, architect, and curator.
Graduation and Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of São 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.