cv

Laura Alvarado

Laura Alvarado

*17.04.1977 in Bogotá, Colombia

 

Education

2006-2011 Graduate Product and Jewelry Designer, University of Applied Arts and Design Düsseldorf, Germany

2005-2006 Practical Trainig of goldsmithery at Vassiliou Juwelier GmbH, Bonn, Germany

2003-2004 Practical Training of goldsmithery at Escarof Bogotá, Colombia

1998-2003 Graduate Industrial Designer, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogotá, Colombia

 

Beyond

2010 Artist in Residence at Ted Noten Atelier / Red Light Design Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Exhibitions

2017

Manu Factum 2017 – Staatspreise im Kunsthandwerk NRW, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany

“Perfect Strangers” Munich, Germany

2015

“Zeitgenössische Keramik von Fontana bis Uecker” Neuerwerbungen der Stiftung Lontzen, Hetjens Museum Düsseldorf, Germany

Lange Nacht der Museen, Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany

Pop-Up PENG: Home away From Home – Allianzhaus, Mainz, Germany

2014

“Around the Future”, Vicenza Jewellery Fair, Vicenza und Salon Di Mobile Mailand, Italy

“Think Twice: New Latin American Jewelry”, Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

“Portrait me: Origo”, Atelier/Galerie Punktpunktkommakunst Munich, Germany

“Máquina”, Showcase 20a, Munich, Germany

2013

Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA

Sciencity Düsseldorf, Museum Kunstpalast, Germany

Think Twice: New Latin American Jewelry, Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, México

Think Twice: New Latin American Jewelry, Estonian Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Tallinn, Estonia

The Jewelbook Exhibition, WCC-BF Worlds Craft Council, Belgium

2012

3D Print Show, The Brewery, 53 Chiswell Street, London

“Ritual”, 21st Silver Festival, Legnica, Poland

Talente, IHM Munich, Germany

3 Stations “What’s in a frame?” Munich, Germany

“A2&D”, H Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2011

Konzepte, Projekte, Forschung. Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Germany

Special Project. Sieraad Jewellery Art Fair Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Marzee International Selection of Graduate Work, Gallerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Short Film Program in the Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Germany

Think Twice: New Latin American Jewelry, Bellevue Arts Museum, Northeast Bellevue, USA

NEUN Gallerie V&V, Vienna Austria

2010

Think Again: New Latin American Jewelry, Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA

3 City Storytelling. Fashion Museum, Hasselt, Belgium / Maastricht, The Netherlands / Düsseldorf, Germany

Dormitory_Bauleitung_Laboratory “Schmuck in Schlafrock aus 7 Laendern” Munich, Germany

2009

Sieraad Jewellery Art Fair Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Video Salon Damen und Herren Düsseldorf, Germany

DMY International design Festival Youngsters Berlin, Germany

 

Permanent Collections

Hetjens Museum, Ceramic Museum,  Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Awards

2012 Honorable Mention, “Ritual”, 21st Silver Festival, Legnica, Poland

2012 Selected for Talente 2012, Munich, Germany

 

Lectures

2015 Short lecture about “Portrait me”, within the exhibition “On the elementary power of jewellery” Maximilians Forum, Munich, Germany

2013  Think Twice Conference, Estonian Academy of Art, Tallinn, Estonia

2012  Sperk Stret N5, Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava, Slovakia

2011 43. Schmucksymposium Zimmerhof, Bad Rapenau, Germany

2011 Symposium: Übergangsobjekte, Experimentelle Objektstrategie. IRAA Institute for Research in Applied Arts, FH Düsseldorf, Germany

2010 DAVD Digital Analog Vortrag Ding. FH Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Publications

Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital, Black Dog Publishing

Jewelbook 12-13, International Annual of Contemporary Jewel Art, Stitchting Kunstboek

Übergansobjekte

Three City Storytelling

 

Workshops

2014

“Paper Heroes” Interaktiver Workshop: Vom Papiermodell über die digitale 3D-Datei zum realen Objekt, Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, Germany