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Apt613 Residency: Together Apart Necklaces on sale today

By Apartment613 on August 13, 2020

The complete collection of Together Apart Necklaces is now available.

Head over to Apartment613’s Shopify store where you can browse the collection of pendants.

Handcrafted by Apt613’s artist-in-residence, Kathleen Atkinson-Hindle, each pendant is a single edition and all of the pieces were made from one sheet of solid sterling silver. Together, the 23 pendants form the whole of Ottawa. With input from Apt613 readers, Kathleen decided to cut the sheet into 23 shapes based on the city’s current ward boundaries.

Kathleen’s wish is for each pendant to become a special piece that belongs to somebody living in that part of town or someone with a special connection to the neighbourhood, bringing all of these strangers together by holding a piece of the whole artwork “together apart.”

Learn more about this project at apt613.ca/residency

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UPDATE: @apt613 artist-in-residence Kathleen Atkinson-Hindle (@baskk_ca) has finished her summer project!!! The #TogetherApart necklace collection hand-crafted from a single sheet of silver. . 👀 Swipe to check out a few favourites, in order of appearance: Rideau-Vanier, River Ward, Orléans, Alta Vista, Somerset . 📣 Available next Thursday 8/13 in the Apt613 @shopify store. The artist will receive 100 per cent of sales and we're happy to share that Kathleen pledged to donate 50% of profit to the #OttawaCommunityFoundation. (Way to go, Kathleen! That's up to $500 if this one-of-a-kind collection sells out). . 📲 DM us your email address if you want a heads up before we go live on @shopify . 💭 Learn the story behind Kathleen's project at apt613.ca/residency [link in bio] . 💔 Each piece is a single edition made from one sheet of solid sterling silver. Together, 23 pieces form the whole of #Ottawa. With input from @apt613 readers, Kathleen decided to cut the sheet into 23 pieces based on #OttCity's current ward boundaries. . 🌠 Kathleen's wish is for each pendant to become a special piece that belongs to somebody living in that part of town, or someone with a special connection to the neighborhood, bringing all of these strangers together by holding a piece of the whole artwork, "together apart." . 🗣️ "One of the things I appreciate most about being a metalsmith is that the work I create will last for generations—metal will last much longer than I will… So the idea that these necklaces can serve to commemorate the beautiful acts that are happening everyday on a small scale in our neighbourhoods as we navigate through the #COVID19 tragedy delights me."

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