Help a couple of artists rehabilitate a 14th Century farm in Burgundy



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  • Beschreibung


    Help needed with simple physical building work, landscaping, removing old plaster from walls, painting, wall papering...
    An old Franciscan monastery from around 1700 AC.
    A couple of young (70/77) artists - sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, photo...
    Discover Southern Burgundy in a region known for its unique Romanesque architecture (Cluny, Paray-le-Monial and many more) and off course its famous Charolais Beef !

    Less than two hours from Lyon, Paris (TGV), Geneva (car).
    We have our studios and normally in summer (July/August) we organizse different art events. Not this year because of the move and the building project.
    We hope to reopen in 2020 especially as it is the tenth anniversary of the Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Marcigny (71)

    We have two cats.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Sprachen praktizieren
    Hilfe bei Kunstprojekten
    Hilfe mit Computer / Internet

  • Arbeit


    We have to renovate the oldest part of the buildings to create a new habitat and artists studios.
    We plan to do this in an sustainable manner. There will be a variety of work, carpentry, electricity, plumbing...

    Work in the mornings and in the afternoon we can take you around the sights, eventually to concerts, showings...

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    French, English, German

  • Unterkunft


    There is a comfortable campingcar which could accommodate 2/3 (couples welcomed).
    There is accommodation for two singles or two couples in the house.
    We propose to share household duties including cooking...
    Looking after 'guest' the way we see it being quite demanding, we cannot envisage long term stay, one week is the ideal but we remain "open"...

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Please tell us what are your interest and we will tell you if you will be able to fill your free time...
    We like traveling so will gladly show you around the region and could even plan trips further away.
    We can easily fetch you from Lyon's St. Exupery airport or at the closest train stations (we can help you plan this).

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


  • ...


    4-5 to be discussed :)

Francine (above) & Jean-Pierre (below)
The Cats at work
That's where some of the work will take place...
Benjy the 'poodle' taking advantage that the Cats are at work to steal their carefully placed bird baits...
A 'charolaise' cow by Francine
Detail of a mosaic by JP
reclining woman & 'big blue' installation by Francine
horse by Francine
on the road
Sunset (well, that's an obvious comment)
Some of the greenery
Dining room
The lounge
Looking West
The actual house

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