Metanoia Magazine: Valev Laube, a creative mind whose work has expanded beyond design to brand management, and creative entrepreneurship

Originally growing up in post-Soviet era Estonia, Valev Laube is an Estonianborn brand manager, artist, and designer currently based in New York. He has worked with world renown brands such as Kenneth Cole, Steve Madden, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. His creative genius in digital designs have been the cornerstone of many New York-based festivals, events,
and company brands.

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Marquee Brand Builders Providing World-Class Consulting

Marquee Brand Builders, a global brand consultancy, offers creativity, innovation & problem-solving experiences, along with brand strategy, research, analytics, marketing, design and skill-building expertise from some of the best minds in brand-building.

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Estonian Folk Music at the National Gallery of Art

Last week, on May 3rd, as part of the European Month of Culture, an Estonian-born artist Valev Laube presented his most recent project "Tonality of Culture". The multidisciplinary concert gave a modern look at the Estonian history and showcased the diverse cultural influences of Estonian music. In cooperation with four other artists the audience has a chance to be guided through Estonian national legends, rituals, history, music and dance.

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Diverse Estonian culture brought hundreds of viewers to New York

The idea of the Estonian Cultural Days is to ensure that the Estonian population in New York retains their sense of culture and heritage. “In addition to bringing some of the most impressive and relevant performers from Estonia to New York City, we also wanted to pay special tribute to the 47-year-old tradition of holding cultural days in New York” said Kadri Napritson Acuna, “We’re also aiming to bring more attention to the contributions that Estonian-Americans have made to the Estonian culture and the unique stories that this community embodies”.

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National Gallery of Art presents a unique performance merging Estonian traditional music with contemporary dance

In 2018, the Republic of Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary, as part of this milestone the whole country has begun its celebrations across the globe to bring out stories and hidden pieces of Estonian culture. In 2017, Estonia will be holding the presidency of the European Union Council focusing on many modern cultural preservation and economic topics within the EU.

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Valev Laube: Collaborate with other musicians online

Collaborate with other musicians or their already made pieces of music. Visit royalty free websites and music collaborations to find some inspiration. Sometimes just a little bass line or drum beats can help you find emotion or type of atmospheric style you were looking for and the melody just comes by itself. Definitely consider website like eJamming, Indaba, or Kompoz for sharing your ideas and connecting with other musicians and their work.

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Photography examining stereotypes rooted within

The photography book "My Body, Your Stereotype" uses the camera to represent our view on people, the relationship between the physical existence and the interpretation of our presence. It is our right to not be judged before the verdict yet we're constantly judged based on our body, our hair, origin, or skin color.

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Louis Kahn Found in Performance Art

In 2016, an Estonian art critic Heie Treier published a book "KAHN: The Islander" exploring the motivations, and subconscious inspirations behind Kahn's work. She elaborately focused on medieval Estonian architecture and analyzed how Kahn's birthplace might have influenced his creative work.

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Artist's book "Journey Through The Mist"

An artist book addressing the question of home and origin. What gives us the right to decide who belongs where? What does your country of origin say about it, and what difference does it make? How does one find "home" in the globalized world? What is home?

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