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A tool-portrait : JUANJO GARCIA MARTIN

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Sep
22

Throughout the duration of exhibition “Sacrés Outils! “, the blog of LA Joaillerie invites you to discover the artists participating in the exhibition. Through a tool-Portrait, discover their considerations on tools, their views on crafts and handmaking. Juanjo Garcia Martin is a Spanish art jeweller. He lives and works in Malaga. His artistic approach combines different disciplines that he has been practicing indinstinctely since an early age: painting, music and art jewellery.   – If you were a tool ? I think if I were a tool, I would be a hammer, with the aesthetic of the video the Wall, by Pink Floyd! – If you were a gesture ? I would be a look. – What is your first or most significant memory related to tools ? A small box of wood that my father had built with a fruit box, and I remember that it used to be full of screws, nails, nuts, washers, tape, etc. All that was left to go in the drawer of surprises. – What is your favorite tool and why ? The hacksaw, for its simplicity and everything you can get with it. – Why did you choose working with our hands (and […]