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.
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.
Disciplines: All Disciplines
Location: Vaskjala village, Rae Parish, Harju County, Estonia (18 km from Tallinn city center)
Deadline: 1 November 2019
Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months
Residency period: January – April 2020
Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities, all ages.
Support: A private bedroom, studio space and the possibility to use the printing press and photography darkroom, letter of support to apply for a travel grant.
Residency and 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 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. The artist has an obligation to give workshops, organize events or make an exhibition on site.
To be considered for the residency, send us a short introduction of yourself, describe briefly what you are planning to do here and state the preferred time of your residency. Include your Curriculum Vitae, 6-10 recent work samples or a webpage link. Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rae koolimaja, Ussiaugu tee, Vaskjala 75313, Rae vald, Harjumaa, Eesti
Sunday, August 18, 2019 19:00 – 21:00 Open Doors Day at Copper Leg Art Residence + Takashi Ikezawa & Jarek Lustych art objects presentation. Two new artists in our art residency have been working hard and now we invite you to participate in the opening of their art objects on this Sunday at 19:00. Also …
Friday 28 July 18.00 Opening of Bartosz Janczak’s Sculpture in front of Rae Culture Center 18:30 Introduction of Bartosz Janczak’s art at the Rae Culture Center Bartosz Janczak Bartosz is a designer with a decade of experience, recently escaping from the computer screen into public spaces, where he’s creating sculptures. He is originally from Poland, …
Saturday 15.06 18:00 – 22:00 Opening of the summer season at Copper Leg Art Residency. Copper Leg Art Residency opens summer season! Starting with an art tour, where visitors can see installations and outdoor objects in the vicinity of Rae School House. Works to be presented from the following artists: Kilian Ochs (EST / DEU) …