Loov Kultuur

8 September 2017 - 21 January 2018
Cité de la Mode et du Design
Les docks, Paris

From December 8, 2017 through January 21, 2018, the Cité de la Mode et du Design presented Loov Kultuur, an immersive voyage into the heart of Estonian culture and lifestyle, celebrating a century of independence and co-organised by Estonian Ministry of Culture, NID and Estonian Design House.

The program included various events, such as Estonian design pop-up store and exhibition Size Doesn't Matter, architectural installation by Salto architects; Estonian-themed photo exhibition by French photographer Raphael Gianelli-Meriano, presentation by environment concerned designer Reet Aus, as well as Estonian animation screening and a felt toy-making workshop by Feltive for the little ones, etc.

A photo gallery with a an image of young men smokingPhoto gallery with portraits and landscape photos

Photo exhibition by Raphael Gianelli-Meriano

A room with table, lamp and other small design objectsA room with home decor elements and small furniture

"Size Doesn't Matter" exhibition by Estonian Design House


Cité de la Mode et du Design, Estonian Ministry of Culture, Estonian Embassy in Paris and Estonian Design House

A big colourful installation

Installation Vagabondes by French artists Sophie Larger and Stéphanie Buttier

Installation Heatwave by SALTO architects

A man standing in front of a red light
People giving a talkPeople sitting in the auditorium and listening a talk

 "Trash to Trend" film screening and discussion with Reet Aus

Musician singing on a stagePeople giving a speech at exhibition opening

Loov Kultuur opening event. Welcoming speech by Indrek Saar, the Estonian Minister of Culture and François Bachyr the President of  Cité de la Mode et du Design 

A poster sign in Parisian streets

Loov Kultuur festival seen in the streets of Paris
Copyright: Alexandre Le Bihannic, Untitled Magazine