Using the example of the New Zealand Handshake project, this book unpacks contemporary jewellery practice across its many facets, illuminating the interconnected threads of education, craft, presentation, marketing and networking.
The Handshake project supports emerging New Zealand jewellery artists, allowing them to develop ideas and artworks for a succession of exhibitions with the assistance of a chosen mentor. Handshake recipients are presented with opportunities to develop work for a number of exciting challenges, including collaborations and national and international exhibitions. The progressive nature of the programme aims to aid the development independent makers with an innovative and energetic practice.
arnoldsche Art Publishers