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Hope & Future

Global Contemporary Jeweller’s Documentary Hope & Future is a video which will be shown during the Beijing Design Week 2020. Everything has changed in 2020. The world has turned upside-down by a globe pandemic. What do we do? As a jeweller, what can we do in this ‘magic’ 2020? As curator and art director Herman Sun said, we are living in different areas around the world, but we do believe jewellery. Under this concept, contemporary jewellers around the world were invites to film their professional practice, and then edited into a short documentary.

Global Contemporary Jeweller’s Documentary Hope & Future

Hope & Future by Maja Houtman

Friedrich Becker Preis 2020

With the bracelet Vertebra Maja Houtman was one of the nominees for the Friedrich Becker Preis 2020. With the awarding of the Friedrich Becker Preis the Hanau Goldsmiths’ Association wants to commemorate the special person and great designer Friedrich Becker and, in his spirit, honor the best of a subsequent generation of designers. The Friedrich Becker Prize is endowed with 10,000 euros and has been awarded every three years by the Hanau Goldsmiths’ Association for outstanding, independent design of the highest quality.
Maja’s bracelet Vertebra was selected for the Friedrich Becker Preis 2020-exhibition.

23.06.2020 – 12.07.2020 : Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf (D)
17.07.2020 – 23.08.2020 : Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau (D)

Friedrich Becker Preis in cooperation with the Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau.

Friedrich Becker Preis 2020 (teaser)

Friedrich Becker Preis 2020 (full version)