Innovative Methoden wissenschaftlich-künstlerischer Forschung I

Petra Zimmermann
Institute of Fine Arts and Media Art, Transmedia Art
2022W, artistic Seminar (SEK), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S04516


Experimental Jewelry Design


The aim of the course is the realization of an individual jewelry project on one's own topic. Basic techniques of craftsmanship as well as experimental approaches in the realization are taught. A kick-off event will provide an insight into current developments in contemporary jewelry design in the field of author's jewelry.
1st workshop date: Introduction to jewelry techniques based on the production of a ring from non-ferrous metal or silver (sawing, soldering, bending, filing, forging, surface design), discussions of the individual project.
2-4.workshop date: realization of the individual jewelry project
Experimental approaches can be combined with the goldsmith bas techniques learned at the first appointment, sand casting or contract casting (Ögussa) from wax models are also possible.

Examination Modalities

75% presence
The elaborated project is summarized in a written documentation.
Assessment: Project documentation as pdf to:


The other dates will be announced asap and will be held on Saturdays in blocks in the workshops of the jewelry design college of Herbststrasse, 
Herbststrasse 104, 1160 Vienna.

Limited number of participants. Registration until: October 3, 2022 at the latest
meeting mandatory

Key Words

jewellery, design


10 October 2022, 11:00–13:30 Computer Studio, Transmedia Art (preliminary discussion)
15 October 2022, 10:00–17:30 Workshop of the College of Jewelry Design Herbststrasse, Herbststrasse 104, 1160 Vienna
05 November 2022, 10:00–17:30 Workshop of the College of Jewelry Design Herbststrasse, Herbststrasse 104, 1160 Vienna
03 December 2022, 10:00–17:30 Werkstatt des Kollegs für Schmuckdesign Herbststrasse, Herbststraße 104, 1160 Wien
18 January 2023, 17:00–18:00 Atelier Linke Bahngasse 13 (Souterrain) , "Debriefing, presentations"

Course Enrolment

From 01 September 2022, 11:00 to 11 October 2022, 16:41
Via online registration

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (2. Section): Materialität und Medien: Innovative Methoden künstlerischer Forschung I - II 566/204.06

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible