Jewellery: Anthropological Perspectives Lecture by Max Carocci

K2 Presents: Jewellery - Anthropological Perspectives


At K2 Academy of Contemporary Jewellery, London






K Presents: Jewellery - Anthropological Perspectives
Lecture by Max Carocci

At K Academy of Contemporary Jewellery, London

27 February 2019  |  18:00 - 20:00

Jewellery: Anthropological Perspectives

What is the purpose of jewellery? How does jewellery function in culture? This lecture/presentation explores the reasons for making decorative artifacts. It explains how it operates in the world of symbolic communication showing how jewellery has a fundamental role to play in culture and society. Anthropologist Max Carocci will discuss jewellery from an anthropological viewpoints through lavish images of jewellery and decoration form around the world. 

British Museum-based anthropologists Max Carocci has been teaching anthropology, art, and material culture for more than 20 years in universities and institutions such as Birkbeck College, Goldsmiths College, University College London, The American University, Chelsea College of Art and City Lit. Simultaneously curator and academic, Max researches and works with contemporary artists on the multiple intersections of Art and Anthropology with a special emphasis on indigenous peoples' artistic practice.

About K Academy of Contemporary Jewellery 

Kis a new Jewellery School that offers a conceptual, free-thinking approach to jewellery design underpinned by rigorous technical training. In addition to our ongoing jewellery classes KJewellery Academy is dedicated to offer masterclasses and workshops by internationally renowned academics.

Date and Time

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | 18:00 - 20:00


£4. Tickets available on Eventbrite: 


Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP, UK