An escapism for nomads, artists and activists in France

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an international nonprofit association based in France. Over the last years it has been dedicated to the exploration and exploitation of using performing and visual arts in education & for social change! By other words, it has invited activist, artists, pedagogues and curious minds from all over the place to come together and be all about dialogue, sharing skills, learning from each other, creating and growing together as humans, listening and be.
    Now the time has come to gather once more to build the most exciting venue to be the headquarters not only for Nomads, but for everyone else belonging to its network.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Charity work
    Art project

  • Help

    Help

    Bonjour bonjour :)

    We are organising workshops in a renovated barn in Brivezac, Southern France! The barn is on the edge of a lovely french village, a few meters away from the Dordogne river, surrounded by green grass and walnut trees.

    We are looking for a cook for our workshop (5th - 18th of September 2018). Our chef prepares for up to 24 people (usually around 20) 2 meals per day: lunch and dinner. We have worked with other cooks before, but none of them is free during this time, however we have some nice good practice already that we would love to share with you and make your work easier to organise. Also, you will have someone to help you when needed.

    The diet regime is usually diverse - most of participants are vegetarian and occasionally we have some vegan, gluten free or no pork requirements. For this group we still don’t know but we will give our cook a detailed info in advance.

    The work includes also doing shopping for lunch, diner as well as breakfast (participants prepare it on their own), coffee break and some necessary stuff. Therefore, you will need to have a driving license (we have a lovely car called Jolly Jumper all for you to use).

    We also offer a small salary for your work, so it might be a lovely opportunity to spend two weeks (or even more) at our art space, meet amazing people and enjoying the countryside, the rural communities and splendid time outdoors!

    If that's you, please get in touch :)
    You are most welcome!
    Be sure to describe your skills and experience when you write to us and at which dates you’d like to stay!

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This may be offset by part of the cost of the accommodation offered depending on local labour laws.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Be, listen and talk.
    This are the first steps to be able to exchange experiences and socio-cultural perspectives. Amidst an international environment with people from difference backgrounds it will naturally happen.
    Sharing is and always be caring, and with globalisation being a constant guest, by the end of your visit you will probably have discovered new things, learned and taught unexpected things about all sort of topics and yourself.
    Conversations, food, music and a handful of strangers will set up the mood and then it's up to you how deep you want to jump in.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Bulgarian, Dutch, English, French, German, Polish & Portuguese

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We are living in the barn that we renovated.

    Around th barn, get ready to be greeted by a dog, two cats and three chickens with open arms. Breath in the fresh air, roll in the green grass, play on our slackline and/or jump in the Dordogne river nearby.

    When it comes to food, we are providing basic ingredients for you to cook to your own taste, from kosher to vegan, from traditional to more experimental, you name it :)
    We also keep a hat where anyone is invited to contribute for the food when they want anything particular (special seeds or else) and alcohol.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours per day, 5 days per week.

Come & build our artivist barn!

Creative writing moment of our last storytelling workshop.
Chilling out moment of our last storytelling workshop.
Tadaaa, our barn as it looks today. Now imagine rooms and movement spaces all around!
Anne, our director, and Junior, our neighbour dos, taking a break from wood chopping
Do you see our future living room and hanging out area... full of pillows, chill lights and books!
Our garden full of fruit trees: nuts, pears, apple, cherries and plums... oooh so many jams ahead!
Junior, a sympathic dog visiting us from time to time...
Welcome to the barn!
Tadaaaaa! That's the barn! Here. Isn't it beautiful? Now let's turn it into a magical space together!
One of the barn doors, welcoming you through flowers and old wood to become part of our team :)
Our barn groundfloor... soon to become a living room, dining room and open working space!
Host ref number: 927332991528