As part of the TILT Kids Festival and Oui Design, Le bestiaire transforms FIAF Gallery into a make-believe zoo where children have the chance to imagine becoming all kinds of animals, from the most gentle to the very wild. The brainchild of artist Ionna Vautrin, this exhibit features the whimsical illustrations of 14 artists and invites kids to play and color in mini-creature costumes.
These stunning costumes are products of the vivid imaginations of an eclectic team comprised of Studio Brichet Ziegler, Perrine Vigneron and Gilles Belley, Louise de Saint Angel, Anne Lutz, Joachim Jirou-Najou, Felipe Ribon, Les Graphiquants, Twice, Helkarava, Bonnefrite, Malika Favre, Amélie Fontaine, Leslie David and Ionna Vautrin.
On view from January 16 through April 2, 2016, Le bestiaire was produced by the City of Design as part of the Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial 2015.
Ionna Vautrin was born in 1979 in France. She graduated in 2002 from School of Design Nantes Atlantique. Since 2002, she has worked successively for Camper in Spain, for George J. Sowden in Italy and for Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec in France. She opened her own studio in January 2011 after receiving the Grand Prize of the creation of the city of Paris. Now she collaborate with differents brands and editors like Foscarini, Moustache, Kvadrat, Christian Dior, Sancal, Super-ette, Lexon...Her work is a meeting between industry and poetry.