This library has more than its fair share of interesting visitors investigating arcane topics. Even so, there are standouts. Earlier this week, Zoe Brand came to research works by contemporary Australian jewellers. (And who better than a practising Australian contemporary jeweller herself?) Zoe explained that she is writing short descriptive pieces about Australian jewellers and their work. She is hoping to cover as many artists as possible, from the 1980s to the present day.
Eventually, these pieces will be added to Art Jewelry Forum, a non-profit organisation created to promote contemporary jewellery world-wide. You can see for yourself here.
For the past four years, Zoe has been overseeing the running of Gaffa Gallery. Located in the Sydney CBD, it’s an independent artist-run space comprised of galleries, studios and a workshop. More