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Push/Pull Contemporary Jewellery Workshop with Renee Bevan

27 Mar 2021 to 28 Mar 2021
27th and 28th March 9am - 3pm
Push/ Pull An advanced contemporary jewellery workshop with Renee Bevan
Event type: 
Art, Craft, Workshop/Seminar
Nile Street, Nelson CBD
National, Nelson / Tasman



Push / Pull is a workshop in two parts presented during Nelson Jewellery Week. 
Push challenges participants to push their work (including research, ideas, process, experimentation and thinking) to its limits. Be it experimentation with scale, deepening and/or broadening research, challenging thinking or process, broadening experimentation etc… Through the expansion of thought, possibilities and options more facets are looked at and considered which challenge and clarify the many decisions involved in making.

Pull is a process of clarification, editing, refinement and reduction, Work, research, process and concept is refined, pulled back in; reduced to the essence – to the essence of what is wanted to be said and to that which is important to the work. All unnecessary elements and noise is removed.

The workshop is suitable for makers of varying stages of practice/ability so long as you have making practice/experience/knowledge as you will be extending from your prior making/works.

Bring: examples of previous work, some unfinished works, any unresolved pieces your usual working/making materials and tools, sketchbook, pens, pencils, eraser for note taking and drawing (usual jewellery workshop tools will be available) The workshop is limited to 10 people. 

Venue: G121, G Block, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), Nile Street, Nelson.




Written by

Arts Council Nelson

9 Mar 2021

Interests Arts Council Nelson (ACN) Our Mission is to promote, initiate and support projects and activities that stimulate and strengthen the artistic and cultural life of our communities.