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Monthly feature, March 2018 – Ásdís Ólafsdóttir


Maison Louis Carré was designed by Alvar Aalto for the French art dealer and collector Louis Carré and his wife Olga in 1959. This masterpiece of modernist architecture combines buildings, garden, furniture and interior design, resulting in a total work of art. It is Aalto’s only remaining building in France. Ásdís Ólafsdóttir, the director of …

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Monthly feature, February 2018 – Maria Korkeila


Every month, Institut finlandais highlights creatives whose work sheds light on today’s Finland and France. In February, we met Maria Korkeila, a designer who has been awarded at the Hyères Festival and who has worked for Rick Owens’ textile team as well as YSL’s womenswear team. Re-invented DIY and punk aesthetics could be words to …

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Monthly feature, January 2018 – Sonya Lindfors


Every month, Institut finlandais highlights creators whose work marks Finland and France today. From the stage to the street, from musicals to video clips, choreographer Sonya Lindfors transgress genres and registers. Born in 1985 and coming from the very juvenile Finnish hip-hop scene, she is now one of the most prominent choreographers and artistic directors …

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