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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.

3rd Open Call Autumn / Winter 2020

Copper Leg Art Residency Open Call for artists in Estonia (Autumn / Winter 2020)

Disciplines: All Disciplines

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

Deadline: 1 August 2020

Residency period: September – December 2020

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months

Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities and all ages currently living in/residing in Estonia.

Support: A private bedroom, studio space, and the possibility to use the printing press and photography darkroom, shared kitchen, letter of support to apply for a grant.

Costs: Free

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Residency 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 renovated in the summer of 2017. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers, etc. for making their art and showing 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.

The minimum stay is 2 weeks and a maximum of 2 months. According to the agreement, the artist has the obligation to provide workshops, organize events, or hold an exhibition on site.

Application process:
To be considered, send us a short introduction of yourself including a brief description of what you are planning to do here and the preferred time of your residency. Include your Curriculum Vitae, 6-10 recent work samples, or a webpage link. Send your application to copperleg@rae.ee.

Blog

Raul Keller’s photo exhibition + Post Horn live

Saturday 04.07.2020 at the Copper Leg Art Residency 14:30 Opening of Raul Keller’s photo exhibition 15:00 Post Horn live Raul Keller is an Estonian interdisciplinary artist working with site-specific improvisation since 2000 both in performative and installative context. He has focused on radiophonic experiments and text, lo-fi technologies, and DIY cultures with an emphasis on …

Opening of the summer season / Sound Art / Copper Leg Cookbook

Sunday 14.06.2020  13:30 – 17:30 Opening of the summer season at Copper Leg Art Residency, sound art event and Copper Leg Cookbook presentation.  We will start our summer season with a sound art event where the list of performers is very dignified, and sound bathing should satisfy more refined tastes. Completely composed works will be performed, as well as more performative, accrual and snappy sound bouquets. In …

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

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