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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.

1st open call winter / spring 2022

Disciplines: All Disciplines

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

Deadline: 1 December 2021

Residency period: January – May 2022

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months

Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities and all ages

Support: A private bedroom, shared 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 brief introduction and Curriculum Vitae, 6-10 recent work samples, or a webpage link. Send your application to copperleg@rae.ee.

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Open Doors Day / Natalia Kondratenko / Eneli Valge

Saturday 13.11.2021 / 14:00 – 16:30 You are welcome to the Copper Leg Art Residency Open Doors Day at Rae Schoolhouse, an event where artists Natalia Kondratenko and Eneli Valge will present their artworks. Natalia Kondratenko was born in 1989 in Domodedovo (Russia), studied video art at the Rodchenko art school and photography at Moscow …

Open Doors Day / Sarah Nõmm / Aureelia Mitt / Sandrine Deumier

Saturday 09.10.2021 / 13:30 – 16:30 You are welcome to the open day of the Vaskjala Creative Residency at Rae schoolhouse. From 13:30, guests can get acquainted with the activities of the creative residency. After that, from 14:00 to 16:30, artists Sarah Nõmm, Aureelia Mitt, and Sandrine Deumier will present their artworks. Sarah Nõmm was …

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

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