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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 2022

Disciplines: Land art, Installation art, Sculpture

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

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Period: From June to August 2022

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months

Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities, all ages.

Support: Housing and the small production budget for materials 250-500 € (depends on the project).

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, performers, 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 summer season from June to the end of August 2022. 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 a maximum of 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 or short bio

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

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Open doors day / Laura De Jaeger / Vita Jončić / Mariam Saknelashvili

Sunday, May 1, 2022  13:30 – 16:30 Open doors day at Copper Leg Art Residency / Art presentations by Laura De Jaeger, Vita Jončić, Mariam Saknelashvili.  Laura De Jaeger (1995) is a Belgian artist based in Tallinn, Estonia. Her art practice revolves around the notion of in-between, by gathering, molding, playing with measurements, and rephrasing …

Open doors day / Florine Mougel / Ben Caro & Kat Cutler‐MacKenzie.

Sunday, February 27, 2022 13:30 – 16:30 Open doors day at Copper Leg Art Residency / Art presentations by Florine Mougel, Ben Caro & Kat Cutler‐MacKenzie. Ben Caro (b. London, 1998) and Kat Cutler-MacKenzie (b. Belfast, 1997) share a collaborative artistic practice that draws upon techniques from experimental archaeology — in which found objects are …

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

Mailing address:
Rae koolimaja, Ussiaugu tee 20, Vaskjala 75313, Rae vald, Harjumaa, Eesti