Wed-Fri 13:00-17:00, Sat 10:00-13:00
Mari Ishikawa and Kaori Juzu explore the concept: IN–BETWEEN through their jewellery. IN–BETWEEN also refers to the Japanese concept of MA, which can be roughly translated as “the space between two structural parts”. MA is not something that is created by compositional elements. It takes place in the imagination of the human who experiences these elements. The world doesn’t simply stop at the limits of our bodies, but reaches inside to our very senses.
Mari Ishikawa sees a parallel world off the beaten track of everyday living, which she wants to make visible with her art. REBIRTH: She interrupts for a brief moment the flow of transience; a precious object is created that has been wrenched from the cycle of life and death to stand for itself and for the moment.
Kaori Juzu’s jewellery is exquisite in composition and surface. The working process of the series 108 has been almost like meditative by repeating the same procedure, even though one form gives new inspiration to a new form – they are all individual. These pieces fill out a void, yet by creating different forms there is constantly such a space as MA in between…