Kris Lillemets

Kris Lillemets is a Los Angeles based creative IT consultant and freelance photographer.

Xenia Joost Autumn/Winter 2014 by Katrina Tang

Katrina Tang in 30 Emerging Photographers of 2015 list

Tallinn and New York based children’s fashion photographer Katrina Tang has been chosen by Photo District News (PDN) as one of the top 30 new and emerging photographers to watch in 2015. First published in 1980, Photo District News (PDN) is one of the most respected trade publications for professional …

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Arvo Pärt’s concerts in Washington and New York – in pictures

At the end of May and beginning of June, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra with conductor Tõnu Kaljuste performed the music of Arvo Pärt at four concerts in the United States – two in Washington, DC, and two in New York City. Accompanied by a …

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Katrina Tang on instincts, vision and mistakes in photography

Children’s fashion photographer Katrina Tang divides her work between New York, London and Estonia. Her commercial portfolio – boasting brands like Oeuf, MilK, Pale Cloud, Babesta, Xenia Joost and French Connection – will make you want to have kids and spend a considerable part of your salary on their couture. …

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“Love in the 21st Century” – three days of Estonian art in New York City

“Love in the 21st Century”, an exhibition by the Estonian Lithography Centre, displayed the works of eleven renowned Estonian contemporary artists: Kadri Alesmaa, Peeter Allik, Toomas Altnurme, Merike Estna, Kadri Kangilaski, Laurentsius, Marko Mäetamm, Mall Nukke, Reiu Tüür, Jaak Visnap and Jasper Zoova. The Estonian Lithography Centre and Kristi Roosmaa Tootell, …

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Estonian student Tom Lindma at MIT: It takes years to get in, but it’s well worth it

As a manager overseeing online and mobile services at a leading bank in Estonia, Tom Lindma had a challenging side project. He was applying for MBA programs at the best business schools on the planet. Several years and application rounds later, he was in and now he is happy to …

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From Syria to Saaremaa – Estonian artist Igor Ziko in search of the “Force”

Igor Ziko is a freelance interior designer and artist from Tallinn, Estonia. His work has been shown in numerous galleries in Tallinn, and most recently in the Toompea castle where Estonia’s parliament assembles. His current solo exhibition, “Waiting for Borea”, at the New York Estonian House will be on display …

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New York-based artist Jaanika Peerna: Appreciating the shades of grey

Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born artist living in a small village in the scenic Hudson River Valley, about an hour from New York. She has exhibited her work extensively in New York as well as in Paris, Tallinn, Lisbon, Sofia, Dubai, Honolulu, Novosibirsk and Rome, and it can be found …

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Greip – delivering Estonian folk music in a contemporary way (video)

Greip is a vocal ensemble from Pärnu. They came together in 2006 and have grown to become one of the freshest acts on Estonian music scene. Their first music video “Vihma Loits” (Rain Spell – K.L.) will probably have half a million views on Youtube by the time you’re reading …

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“Make babies and keep your heads up high” – an interview with 100-year-old New Yorker Juta Kurman

Juta Kurman is a well-known member of the Estonian community in the American northeast. She has been active in many global and U.S.-based Estonian organisations. Her current passion is teaching Estonian to Americans in the New York Estonian House once a week.* Estonia’s first president Konstantin Päts complimented her on …

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