'Plan Bs and Smoke Signals, or How to Escape Our (not so Desert) Island' by Benjamin Lignel
Inbred. Insular. Marginal. Invisible. We tend to describe ourselves as cultural outcasts, the deserving but unrecognised actors of a yet-to-be-put-on-the-friggin’-Google-map artistic field. And yet the field is doing very well. This lecture will look at the difference between legitimacy and public recognition and a few strategies being used to give contemporary jewellery wider exposure.