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JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects is the main art jewellery and art objects event in Spain. Gathering a great number of independent artists as well as related organizations, schools and other entities. JOYA, in its 11th edition will be focused on the communicative and diplomatic meaning of the art jewellery and objects in nowadays. JOYA 2019 will take place on the October 10th, 11th and 12th 2019 at Disseny Hub Barcelona, Spain.
The Event 
Its goal is to promote national and international artists through exhibition and communication, support jewellery and help open up an artistic market that has remained under exploited until now. Moreover, JOYA is a platform for artists to interact and share experiences and discuss their common issues, an opportunity for artists, press, distributors and interested audience to come into contact. During 3 days, JOYA offers the designers a pleasant new space and environment to increase their contact lists and exhibit their pieces. The event is organized by Le Département Interiors S.L and directed by Paulo Ribeiro.

Professional individual artists working in the field of jewellery and crafts as well as artists from other fields of art and design that focus on the new ideologies and aesthetic views of art jewellery and art objects are eligible to participate in JOYA. Candidates from all countries and nationalities will be eligible to participate in the exhibition. There are no restrictions regarding material, size and concept of the pieces, however, no brand names will be represented. To be eligible to participate, the artist should be properly registered as a self-employed worker in the Social Security system or be part of a company for taxation purposes.

A jury according to the following criteria selects the participating artists in JOYA: originality and innovation of designs, concept, material use, craftsmanship and coherence under a theme or research line. The selection of the artists who will be participating to JOYA 2019 will be officially divulgated by e-mail on May 20th, 2019.

JOYA 2019 Jury
Pravu Mazumdar, Philosopher and specialist in Contemporary Jewellery.
Melissa Cameron, Jewellery Artist.
Gabriela Izquierdo, Fashion and design manager at AITEX.
Alba Cappellieri, Director of the Jewellery Museum in Vicenza.
Sara Barbanti, JOYA 2018 Award winner.
Piotr Rybaczek, Founder and owner of La Basílica Galería.
Paulo Ribeiro, Director JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects.

Applications links:
>  Application for Individual Artist
>  Application for Galleries

>  Application for Collectives

>  Application for Schools

JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects is organized by:
Carrer Camprodón 19, bajos 1, 08012 Barcelona
T: +34 931 271 032

For more information, please contact with: 
Director Paulo Ribeiro
Communication Manager María J. Vásconez
Project Manager Patryk Walczak