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"Dream and reality, jewels" at Galerie Caractère

Dream and reality, jewels
25 May – 27 June 2024
Opening : May 25 / 11 am -5 pm
Galerie Caractère, Neuchâtel Switzerland

“Dream and reality, jewels” (brooches, rings, bracelets and earrings). Reality itself is a dream because dreaming is simple, we all do it, but making dreams come true is something else. Life itself is a dream within a dream.

In “Dream and Reality” contemporary and traditional jewelry techniques are mixed. In some jewelry, the provocative subtlety of “disposability” becomes more important when confronted by onlookers who say they are made of waste.

Some express the personal struggle between individual identity and external values and document a journey of self awareness in which they capture the conflict and struggle between individuals and society; dreams as reality and reality as dream.

On the other hand, there are the jewelry that provoke reactions, feelings, humor and irony and do not go unnoticed.

Curated by Luis Acosta

Internationale designers:

Aişegül Telli (TR), Ana Nadjar (CL), Ani Flys (ES-US), Anne Luz Castellanos (MX-AR), Carolina Moya (AR), Catalina Rivera (ES), Catherine Zibo (CA), Cecilia Lopez Bravo (US/AR), Claude Lescar (FR), Cleopatra Cosulet (RO), Concha Blanch (ES), Esther Ramiro (ES), FLUXIS Mariangela Murgia - Alberto Catalano (IT), Frans Beelen (NL), Huang Xiaozhe (CN), Ingeborg Vandamme (NL), Iro Kaskani (CY), Isabelle Azais (BE), Julie Bégin (CA), Laura Volpi (IT), Letizia Maggio (IT), Marisa Kesman (AR), Mónica Perez (CL), Paolo Gambarelli (IT), Patricia Mogni (AR), Paula Castro (PT), Pauletta Brooks (US), Sabrina Formica (IT), Salvador Vico (ES), Shenhav Russo (IL), Silvina Bounos (AR), Yukiko Kakimoto (JP)

Yukiko Kakimoto. Sparkle in the dark (from PRETO series) 2021, Brooch, Unique Piece. materials: Potter’s clay, Urushi(Japanese lacquer), Eggshell, Brass. L120×W55×T7 mm

Galerie Caractère

Rue des Terreaux 1

Neuchâtel Switzerland

+41 32 725 21 00 /


Monday to Friday, 11 am - 6:30 pm

Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm


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