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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 2019

Disciplines: All Disciplines

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

Deadline: 1 July 2019

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months

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.

Costs: Free

URL: https://copperleg.rae.ee

FB: https://www.facebook.com/CopperLegResidency/

 

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.

 

Application process:

To be considered for the residency, a short introduction of your self, describe briefly what you are planning to do here and state 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.

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

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

Blog

Open Doors Day / Alexander Kamelhair + Art Group Vedelik

Saturday, May 11, 2016 15:00 – 18:00 Open Doors Day at Copper Leg Art Residence 15:00 Art group VEDELIK (LIQUID) Spring Exhibition opening 16:00 Alexander Kamelhair – Opening of land art object opening We invite you to participate in the opening of the Spring exhibition by artist collective Vedelik at the Rae School House and …

Open Doors Day / Hugo Nascimento & Valentina González exhibition opening

Friday 03.05.2019 18.00 – 20:00 Open Doors Day at Copper Leg Art Residency 18:30 Hugo Nascimento (Brazil) & Valentina González (Colombia) exhibition opening You are welcome to explore the Copper Leg residency space and to participate in the experimental photo exhibition opening at the Rae School House! Hugo Nascimento The artist and art educator Hugo …

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

28.04.2019, 12: 00-16: 00 at the Copper Leg Art Residency Sunday, April 28, we celebrate World Pinhole Photography Day at Copper Leg Residency. We build our own cameras, take pictures with them and develop them. All enthusiasts are welcome, participation is free. Supervisors: Valentina González (Colombia) & Hugo Nascimento (Brazil)