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You are invited to the opening of the exhibition LET’S GET PHYGITAL and a guest talk, where the organisers Anneleen Swillen, Mala Siamptani and Darja Popolitova will discuss contemporary jewellery practices through the prism of digital technologies. The exhibition opening and a guest talk is on the 30th of November, 17:00–18:30. The exhibition is open from 30.11 to 18.12.2023. ...
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Randomain exhibition at ARS

On Thursday, 12th of October at 18:00, EKA Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery and Blacksmithing second year students open their collective art exhibition ‘Randomain’ at ARS Art Factory Studio 53/98. The exhibition features artwork created in a contemporary art workshop, united by the common theme of “randomness.” The artists view random occurrences as a creative tool for questioning established ...
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The exhibition “Fregment_21:12” by second-year jewelry and blacksmithing students of the Estonian Academy of Arts, will be held in the Long Leg Gate Tower of Old Town, Pikk Jalg 2, between May 19 and June 4. The exhibition reflects eight young artists’ curiosity about preserving something – what they think is worth keeping and passing on, and in what way. The desire to ...
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Creations of EKA alumni and students at the fashion show of the Cumulus Association conference in Antwerp

City of Fashion let international fashion institutions present their students’ creations at the closing night of the Cumulus Association conference organized by the University of Antwerp. From the EKA Student Works Fund EKA Jewellery and Blacksmithing alumni Bruno Lillemets' bracelets and Anni Voll's earrings and a necklace were exhibited at the Cumulus conference along with Liisa Torsus‘ ...
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EKA designers at World Design Capital Valencia 2022 exhibition

The exhibition of Estonian sustainable design "Second Chance", organized by the Estonian Association of Designers and the Estonian Academy of Arts, will be opened in Palacio de Colomina in Valencia, on May 9th, featuring innovative sustainable design solutions from more than 20 Estonian designers. The curator of the exhibition is the President of the Estonian Association of Designers, Ilona ...

“Threshold” group exhibition

Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing opens “Threshold” on Friday, September 4, at 18.00, The group exhibition features works by six young artists who are currently studying in the Department of Jewellery and Blacksmithing at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Each seeks to delineate the physical boundaries and conceptual possibilities of thresholds or their inherent potential for ...
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New international business opportunities for the design students of EKA

For the first time ever, a course that would help the students get a grasp of the business world and reach international markets was held for the MA-students from fashion, textile, accessories’ and jewellery design departments at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Ending with a rare opportunity to pitch newly refined brands and concepts to influential Scandinavian investors and entrepreneurs, 13th ...
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Estonian artist´s in Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Art Triennial

21 Grams, 2018 Hangzhou Contemporary International Jewelry and Metal Art Triennial Under the title 21 grams Ruudt Peters has organized a jewelry exhibition where a large number of artists where asked to make a jewel with the weight and content of the soul 21 grams, to develop specifically for this exhibition. There will be an equal number of western and eastern artists invited to take part at ...
  • Our Jewellery and Blacksmithing department is really strong in the field of contemporary jewellery. I learned not only technical or artistic approaches, but also the philosophy of jewellery art. In addition to being remarkable artists and teachers, Kadri Mälk and Tanel Veenre also give great business advice, like artist-gallery etiquette, image development, professionalism, etc.
    Sofia Hallik
    MA Jewellery and Blacksmithing '15
    Current PhD student