As part of the British Academy of Jewellery’s ongoing collaboration with the Parlement Lycéen Européen, a European jewellery organsiation, work by BAJ students is currently on display in Greece.
The PLE Exhibition launched at jewellery school I.I.E.K. in Volos on June 23 and will run until September 15, also showing the works of students from the six other European jewellery schools which are part of the project. The travelling exhibition gives students an international platform from which to showcase their work. It also gives students at BAJ and all partner schools the chance to take part in a cultural exchange and get inspired by jewellery made by their international peers. Last winter, the British Academy of Jewellery hosted the exhibition at its London campus.
The six other PLE-partner schools featuring in the ongoing exhibition are:
- Scuola Orafa Vincenzo Melchiorre in Valenza, Italy
- Escola Artistica Antonio Arroio in Lisbon, Portugal
- Escola Artistica Soares Dos Reis in Porto, Portugal
- Lycée des Métiers Jean Guehenno in Saint Amand, France
- I.A.T.A. in Namur, Belgium
- Scholes Technis Mokume in Thessaloniki, Greece
See pieces from the exhibition below
These pieces were designed and made by BAJ students in London and Birmingham for the PLE collaborative project .They are currently on display in Volos, Greece.
These pieces were designed and made by students from the other, international schools participating in the PLE initiative, also on display at I.I.E.K. in Volos.
The Parlement Lycéen Européen is an organisation of jewellery schools established with the aim of linking together jewellery students and educators across Europe and the world. PLE manages and promotes training programmes, exchanges, and exhibitions. In addition, some of the PLE projects are part of official European Union programmes.