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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 2021

Disciplines: All Disciplines 

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

Deadline: 1 August 2021 

Residency period: September – December 2021 

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months 

Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities and all ages  

Support: A private bedroom, studio space, and the possibility to use the printing press and photography darkroom, shared kitchen. 

Costs: Free 

URL: https://copperleg.rae.ee 

 

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. 

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Copper Leg Art Residency Winter/Spring Residency Artists Joint Exhibition

Saturday 05.06.2021 – 15:00 You are welcome to the opening of a joint exhibition of Copper Leg Art Residency artists at Rae Cultural Center. The exhibition provides an overview of the works performed by guest artists during their residency in the period January – May 2021. Artists participating in the exhibition: Niina-Anneli Kaarnamo (FIN / …

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

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