Dana Hakim

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Valuables- the weight of ideas 2010

Group Exhibition with Beatrice Brovia, Nicolas Cheng

and Susanne Wolbers

Part of B-side, Down Town Jewelry Festival,


The installation raises questions about the common

sense of what is valuable.

When discussing and questioning jewelry, the

connotation of “value” (be it financial, sentimental,

symbolical etc..) is always present. It therefore

comes natural, to openly address the value issue, in

all its shades and definitions, through contemporary


How can we define a balance between material

value and idea value? Between the visible and the

invisible? Between tangible and emotional?

In an installation featuring scaling and balancing