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Copper Leg Art residency located in northern Estonia, near to the Estonian capital city Tallinn. Activities began in summer 2017 with the help of local municipality and Rae Culture Center. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers etc. for making their art and showing it to people.

About Copper Leg Residency

Located 18 km from Tallinn city center, in the village of Vaskjala, in an old school building surrounded by fields. The house was constructed in 1934 and newly renovated in summer 2017. The residency is coordinated by the Estonian visual artist Janno Bergmann. The area is very calm and surrounded by beautiful nature which makes it a quiet space to live and work. At the same time, the Estonian capital city Tallinn is easily reachable, one can get to the City center in 25 min. by bus or in 15 min. by car.

2nd Open Call Summer 2019

Disciplines: Land art, Installation art, Sculpture

Location: Vaskjala village, Rae Parish, Harju County, Estonia (18 km from Tallinn city center)

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Period: From May to August 2019

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months

Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities, all ages.

Support: Housing, small production budget for materials 250-500 € (depends on the project), letter of support to apply for a travel grant.

Costs: Free

Program Description:

The Copper Leg Art Residency is located 18 km from Tallinn city center, in the village of Vaskjala, in an old school building surrounded by fields. The house was constructed in 1934 and was newly renovated in the summer of 2017. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers etc. for making their art and presenting it to people.

The Residency is managed by the Cultural Centre of Rae and provides residents with accommodation and working spaces, also supporting them in organizing public events, exhibitions, concerts, performances, workshops, and cultural gatherings.

The area is very calm and surrounded by beautiful nature which makes it a quiet space to live and work in. At the same time, the Estonian capital city Tallinn is easily reachable, one can get to the City center in 25 min by bus or in 15 min by car.

We are opening this call to artists for our second Summer season from May to September 2019. We are looking for Land art, installation art, and contemporary sculpture project proposals. The final piece should be suitable for outdoor exhibition and resistant to weather changes.

The minimum stay is 2 weeks and the maximum 2 months.

To apply for this open call, we require a short proposal containing:

  • A brief description of the idea for your proposed project
  • A selection of your previous works
  • Curriculum Vitae

Useful Extras:

  • A description of materials you are proposing to use
  • Initial costs breakdown
  • An initial sketch or design

Send your application to copperleg@rae.ee

 

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

Mailing address:
Rae koolimaja, Ussiaugu tee, Vaskjala 75313, Rae vald, Harjumaa, Eesti

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