new multi-media jewelry from Beatrice Brovia. In her work, Brovia is addressing the notion of unproductive expenditure and the relationship between sports and adornment. She sees similarities between the athletic effort and the artistic one...both rely on a great,...competitive
Beatrice Brovia exhibition, EXPENDITURES explores the relationship between function and adornment. With this particular body of work Brovia walks the fine line between jewelry and accessory, branding and decoration. EXPENDITURES synthesizes subjects, concepts and investigations that she has explored in the last 4 years. It looks at the function and agency of jewelry itself--its potential as both 'marker' of the body and 'surface' through which communication is made possible, how it is ritualized as an object, and how it can affect our performance as human beings.