When You Open up, This Happens

“When every tree can suddenly speak as a nymph, when a god in the shape of a bull can drag away maidens, when even the goddess Athena herself is suddenly seen in the company of Peisastratus driving through the market place of Athens with a beautiful team of horses – and this is what the honest Athenian believed – then, as in a dream, anything is possible at each moment, and all of nature swarms around man as it were nothing but a masquerade of the gods, who were merely amusing themselves by deceiving men in all these shapes. -Friedrich Nietsche

Maajaam invites artists interested in spending time in rural Estonia to apply for residency. Although many media are invited to apply, projects often use materials found on the farm and are subject to wear and decay. This is one of the driving principles of the residency. for more details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is September 15.

Side Street Projects is accepting applications for their spring 2020, residency Mobility Archived. Residents will spend a month working with a culminating exhibition. Source materials are based on 27 years of archived Side Street projects. The selected two artists/collaborations will receive an honorarium and a modest budget for their work. For more details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is October 31.

Copper Leg Art Residency selects 5-7 participants per cycle. Housing is provided but not meals. Details are limited but for more information visit the website. Deadline for submissions is November 1.

At Praxis Center we know well that art is all around us. One must only listen to hear its call. Experience the world one residency at a time, feel what life outside your zone has to offer, hear her call and visualize her truest form. When you subscribe to Praxis Center you not only gain access to our courses, you have at your fingertips a team of experts ready to assist you and a community to support you along the way. Don’t wait. Find the world today.

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.

 

Photo credit: Maajaam

 

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