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VACHERON CONSTANTIN
PARTNER TO THE 2015 EUROPEAN ARTISTIC CRAFTS DAYS IN PARIS

For the fifth consecutive year, Vacheron Constantin has confirmed its attachment to Artist Crafts by renewing its support of the European Artistic Crafts Days (JEMA) that took place from March 27 th  to 29 th  2015. These  major  get-togethers  enable  the  public  to  become  acquainted  with  the  contemporary  exponents  of ancestral skills, to discover these professions and potentially to spark future career interests. Vacheron Constantin has been committed to the promotion of the Artistic Crafts for 260 years. 

VACHERON CONSTANTIN AND THE EUROPEAN ARTISTIC CRAFTS DAYS: SHARED VALUES
Through its  support  of  this  initiative,  Vacheron  Constantin has  once again reaffirmed  its  determination to safeguard, transmit and promote heritage with which it has been inextricably linked for 260 years. 
 
In partnership with the French National institute of Artistic Crafts (INMA), the Manufacture was thus delighted to support  the “Mutations”  exhibition  to  be  held  at  the  Museum  of  Decorative  Arts  in  Paris  and  the  “Intrecci” exhibition at the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum in Milan, in partnership with the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte. 
The Manufacture invited visitors to meet its craftsmen at its historic Maison in the heart of Geneva.
 
JEMA PARIS: INAUGURATION OF THE “MUTATIONS” EXHIBITION AT THE MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS  AND PREVIEW OF THE NEW COLLECTION MÉTIERS D’ART SAVOIRS ENLUMINÉS
On Thursday March 26 th , on the occasion of the launch of the European Artistic Crafts Days, Vacheron Constantin presented the “Mutations” Exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris in partnership with the French National institute of Artistic Crafts (INMA). 
The  opening  was  attended  by  Fleur  Pellerin,  Minister  of  Culture  and  Communication, at the Museum  of Decorative  Arts alongside  Juan Carlos Torres,  CEO, Vacheron Constantin;  Gérard  Desquand, President, French National  institute  of  Artistic  Crafts  (INMA);  Bruno  Roger,  President,  Museum  of  Decorative  Arts;  and  Serge Nicole, President of the French Ateliers d’Art. 
Using a selection of emblematic objects from the Museum, collectives of artists and craftsmen were asked to revisit their technical repertoire of forms and materials in order to create a specific work.  The “Mutations” exhibition, which will be on display until July 5 th  2015, is a perspective of nine objects resulting from this project which are exhibited opposite the historical pieces which inspired them. 
 
During  this  evening,  guests  were  also  given  an  opportunity  of  a preview  of  the  Manufacture’s  new  collection  titled  Métiers  d’Art Savoirs Enluminés and inspired by the illuminations of the Aberdeen Bestiary.  This is a perfect illustration of the joint  work of  Vacheron Constantin craftsmen, whose talents meet and mingle in creating to the exceptional Métiers d’Art dials. 

JEMA GENEVA: UNPRECEDENTED OPENING OF THE MAISON VACHERON CONSTANTIN,  SKILLS DEMONSTRATION AND “THE CHRONOGRAPH THROUGH TIME” EXHIBITION
Following the city of Geneva in 2012, and Canton Vaud in 2014, this year was the Republic and Canton of Jura’s turn to join the European Artistic Crafts Days, of which Vacheron Constantin has been a patron since the very first edition.  On Friday March 27 th , within the framework of this 2015 event, Vacheron Constantin had the pleasure of holding the first-ever public open day at the place where its history was made: the Maison Vacheron Constantin en l'Ile in Geneva. Juan-Carlos  Torres,  CEO,  Vacheron  Constantin,  welcomed  guests  side  by  side  with  authorities  from  the  three partner cantons:  Sami Kanaan, Mayor of Geneva, Thierry Hogan, Deputy Secretary-General of the Department of Training, Youth and Culture of the Canton of Vaud and Olivier Tschopp, Head of Department for Secondary II and Tertiary level Training of the Republic and Canton of Jura. Three craftsmen from the Maison – a gem-setter, a master engraver and a master watchmaker – shared their art and skill with the guests, illustrating their impressive dexterity through the demonstrations. This unique occasion also provided an opportunity to discover “The Chronograph Through Time” exhibition, dedicated to the history of measuring short time periods, and to take a tripthrough more than two centuries of watchmaking excellence. 
 
No fewer than 900 visitors thus enjoyed the benefit of these three open days at this historic venue, meeting craftsmen and discovering the exhibition.

JEMA MILAN: “INTRECCI. PERSONE, LUOGHI E PIANTE DELLA CESTERIA ITALIANA” EXHIBITION AT THE BAGATTI VALSECCHI MUSEUM
On  Friday  March  27 th , accompanied by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, Vacheron  Constantin welcomed visitors to the Milan edition of the JEMA at the prestigious Bagatti Valsecchi Museum. Marco Pagani,  CEO, Vacheron Constantin  Italy, Alberto Cavalli,  Director of the Fondazione Cologni, Domenico Rocca and Alberto Nespoli from Segno Italiano, creators of the concept, inaugurated the “Intrecci Persone, luoghie piante della cesteria italiana” exhibition (Weaving. The People, Places and Plants of Italian Basket-Making), a  tribute to one of the most ancestral, noble artistic crafts in Italian tradition.
 
The  exhibition  revisits  the  art  of  traditional  weaving  through  the  work  of  young architects from “Segno Italiano” whose mission is to promote exceptional skill in the realm of design.  Impressive totem poles made of handmade baskets and constructed from prestigious weaving with willow, wicker and cane took visitors into another dimension, inspired by contemporary and symbolic design. Guided  by  an  informative,  innovative  itinerary,  combining  multimedia  and  visuals,  a large number of representatives from Milanese culture explored the suggestive halls of the  Museum  and  were  captivated  by  this  fascinating  technique  which  straddles tradition and modernity. 

 

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