24 Feb – 24 Jun 2018:

"The Language of Things: Meaning and Value in Contemporary Jewellery", curated by Sian Van Dyk

The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, NZ

Work shown: film installation from the series KINO (2014) - with Conversation Piece

8 Feb – 17 Mar 2018:

"From Walter to Valerie", at Galerie Valerie Traan, Antwerp

Work shown: specially made new works - with Conversation Piece

Participants: Conversation Piece (Beatrice Brovia & Nicolas Cheng), Lin Cheung & Veronika Fabian, Benedikt Fischer & Benedikt Fischer, Sofie Boons, Dries Dockx, Silke Fleischer, Anneleen Swillen, Charlotte Van de Velde as well as students and researchers of the Jewellery Design department of St Lucas School of Arts Antwerp.

An initiative within the ‘Speaking Jewellery’ research project of St Lucas School of Arts Antwerp.


2017 - exhibitions:

24th Nov - 15th Dec:

“Some Like It Hot”, group exhibition, Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, UK;  (with Conversation Piece)

1st - 30th Apr:

“Friction, Resonance”, solo exhibition of both individual work and of selected projects from the collaboration Conversation Piece, at Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm, SE;


“Gold Rush”, solo exhibition at Maurer Zilioli Contemporary Arts / project space Kunstburo Reillplast, Munich, DE; (w. Conversation Piece)

2017 - lectures / workshops / artist talks:

(NOV): Lecture about collaborative practice “Conversation Piece”, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London (UK);

(AUG): Invited international speaker together with Nicolas Cheng, to the conference “Making-Out” on the role of making across disciplines, organised by RMIT University, Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS.

(AUG): workshop "Material Fabulations", held together with Nicolas Cheng, RMIT Melbourne, AUS.

(APR): Artist talk, Beatrice Brovia and Nicolas Cheng, in support of solo/duo exhibition “Friction Resonance”, Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm, SE;

(FEB): Guest lecturer at Sint Lucas School of Arts in Antwerpen, teaching the Masterclass “Mining Materialities”, the Bachelorclass “ Thinking Things Public”, and lecture about collaborative practice "Conversation Piece", together with Nicolas Cheng.

© 2018 by Beatrice Brovia.