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Kai Lobjakas

Kai Lobjakas (1975) is an art historian, curator and head of collections at the Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design. She has curated exhibitions, lectured on design, written on Soviet period and contemporary applied art and design practices in articles and catalogues. Since 2005 she is a board member of the Tallinn Applied Art Triennial, 2006-2007 she was a member of the Estonian Designyear team editing the the Tallinn Design Map and design section of the weekly cultural news at National Broadcasting.

Selection of curated exhibitions: Things in my Life. With Karin Paulusega. (2001, Estonian National Museum, 2002 ETDM), Meeting Places. Tallinn Cafe Interiors. (2004 ETDM), Practical Art and Home DIY practices. (2009, Tallinn Hobusepea Gallery), Fresh Takes. Contemporary Estonian Design (2010, Helsinki), Estonian Design. Lightings (2011, ETDM), Modernisation. Baltic Art, Architecture and Art 1960-1970s with Lolita Jablonskiene and Iliana Veinberga, Vilnius, Lithuanian National Art Gallery, 2011).
Selected publications: Notes on Estonian Design (2006, Estonian Designers' Association), Words for Design: the Estonian Case. - Words for Design III. Comparative Eymology and Terminology of Design and its Equivalents. Ed. Haruhiko Fujita. Osaka 2010, 14-21. Articles on design for the 6th volume of History of Estonian Art (both with Krista Kodres), Against sterotypes. Experimental exhibtion seires Space and Form (Ruum ja Vorm). Exhibition catalogue Our Metamorphic Futures. Spring 2012. Publisher: Lugemik

 
 
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