Architecture : from the Estonian National Museum to “Reinventing Paris”

Tallinn

February 15, 2016 / February 29, 2016

Tallinn

On February 3, The Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, made public the selected contestants,as part of the architecture competition “Reinventing Paris”. Among them is Lina Ghotmeh and her team DGT Architects for the project “Feeding Massena”. This partnership was founded in Paris in 2006 and gained an international reputation through its design of the Estonian National Museum, that will be inaugurated in September 29. 2016

 

The project in brief : all about food, from pitchfork to fork

“Feeding Massena” is a journey across food issues. This research center will bring to the public the most innovative experimentations as regards food and food supplies. “Feeding Massena” as a participative economy-based project is a unique place for sharing ideas and experiences. Inside a fertile and poetic environment, the public will daily explore the food production-consumption cycle. The projects fosters a practical experience of urban ecology through various aspects:

  • urban agriculture (sowing, researching, innovating)
  • educational workshops (harvesting, sharing, recycling)
  • interactive restaurant (cooking, informing, preserving, transforming)
  • market and hive (exchanging, developing)
  • Street art gallery (involving, displaying, questioning)
  • the black box (debating, transmitting, entertaining)
  • residencies for chefs, artists, scholars, inhabitants, to discover, experience and nurture

Inside this abounding and generous environment, « Feeding Massena » promotes a new kind of lifestyle, both humane and sustainable.

CAMPUSART CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ART AND ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS IN FRANCE

November 5, 2018 / February 15, 2019

Online applications for art and architecture studies are open on CampusArt network website until February 15, 2019. CampusArt is a network of French institutions offering university level programs in the fields of art and architecture, led by Campus France with the support of the French...

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Free concert of Ravel’s String Quartet at the French Institute !

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For the centenary of the Republic of Estonia, the ERSO (Estonian Symphony Orchestra) is offering 100 concerts across the country in several unusual places. The tour, that began in November, continues and on November 23rd at 3pm you are all welcome at the French Institute of Estonia to listen to...

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It's time for the French Institute's second aperitif which will this time be inspired by the Brittany region! We hope to see you all on December 14 at 18h45 at Pudel for a real fest-noz with Breton folk dances, cider and crepes! The aim of the French Institute's new apéro tradition is to bring...

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Vincent Courtois (France, violoncello), Daniel Erdmann (Germany, saxophone) and Robin Fincker (France, saxophone and clarinet) invite you to discover their musical creation that will certainly please all jazz music enthusiasts. In 2017, they released an album entitled "Bandes Originales", which...

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Estonia, the real start-up nation

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Open house day at the French Institute on the 27th of August

August 27, 2018 / August 27, 2018 - Tallinn

Starting from 3:00 pm, you will have the opportunity to test your French level with one of our teachers. To do so, we kindly ask you to take this online test before you come to visit us (it’s free!). During our Open house day, we will also present to you the different French courses you can take...

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The 1iJ project is coming to Tallinn !

August 4, 2018 / September 9, 2018

Over 38 days EKKM will transform itself into a stage for the project 1iJ curated by Ekaterina Shcherbakova. While appropriating the recently successfully tested Lossless Brownian Information Engine* as a structural metaphor, 1iJ will be fleshed out through manifold authorial intentions that flirt...

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