Artists/Thinkers Residency in remote Valley in Turkey

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    // We are looking for those with an open heart a seeking mind willing to explore//

    ABOUT US

    We are a family living an unorthodox life. We are in search of a certain freedom, an unclear truth, an awaited calmness.

    We believe in constant re-invention and the pursuit of knowledge from within.

    We want our children (ages 9, 7 and 4) to be freethinkers; they have never attended school nor have been homeschooled in conventional ways.

    We are self taught filmmakers and interdisciplinary artists from Mexico & the US, but mainly we are seekers.

    Through the years we’ve explored and delved in a handful of things; ancient breathing techniques for healing, finding underground water, old food fermentation methods, prolongued fasting, home birthing, segment sleeping, sungazing...

    We have been making feature films for the last decade and a half- never finished, but rather abandoned projects.

    We regularly give lectures and workshops at universities and have shown our films in museums, galleries and film festivals around the world (sundance, visions du reel, punto de vista, idfa, ARTE(tv)...). We pursue themes such as utopia and anti- utopia, historical fiction merged with documentation of the future, the pursuit of solitude, of love, of death and the origin of man.

    We are advocates of plagiarism and we are great ignorants of current world afairs. We believe in solitude as a source of understanding.

    Even though our projects might be philosophical in nature, we believe in the importance of laughing at ourselves, comedy and not taking ourselves seriously.


    ABOUT THE RESIDENCY

    We moved to Turkey from Vietnam in the summer of 2019. We fell upon a beautiful and remote farm (Yeniköy) in the middle of a mountainous valley- surrounded by wild fruit and herb forests. An isolated, compelling place.

    This place was in need of caretakers and we were invited to do so. We decided to make this place our home for a while.

    We are currently working on several projects and realized we wanted to share this great place with others to pursue interesting work together.

    We want to create a space where seekers, artists, writers, musicians, freethinkers... can come together and share their different processes. Share food and stories, share silence and love.

    It is very important to us that our children have meaningful interactions, as a way of exposing them to diverse and creative perspectives.


    ////////// If all or any of this resonates with you, send us some short words and let us know what you wish of doing here. //////////////

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Kochen/einkaufen
    Landarbeit
    Hilfe bei Kunstprojekten

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    The farm has a spacious comunal kitchen with organic preserves and fresh produce from the garden.

    We love to cook. Our diet is mostly vegetarian, but we are not. We make our own bone broths, cultured dairy, we have jars of different vegetable ferments, we make our own kimchi. We make homemade cheese and don’t use vegetable oils. There is a collection of grains and different heirloom wheat.

    We take turns cooking and see food as a means of communication with each other.

    We have a small seed bank and we would be very greatful if you have and bring your own seeds to share with us.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    The help we need is breathing life into this place. But we are not only seeking workers, we are seeking seekers to come create and work together.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Portugués

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Guests will be given their own room and private bathroom on their own wing of the farm that faces a central garden.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    IMPORTANT

    We are isolated from civilization- surrounded by forests, valleys, mountains and ancient graves where you can get lost and go for long walks. There is cellphone coverage but no WiFi (internet can be reached by cellphone’s data).



    // We have a contribution box to cover some food expenses, it is donation based. We are creating a sort of sanctum. This donation allows us to invite you and future others //


    HOW TO GET HERE

    Even though isolated, it is fairly easy to get here. The closest airports are either Istanbul (6.5 hour bus) or Canakkale (1.5 hour bus).

    From there you can take a bus to either Çan or Bayramiç. We are 30 minutes from either town.

    Hope to meet you soon,

    We wish you well and may you find what you seek.

    Tin
    Christina
    Sebastian
    Eva
    Luca

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 25 hours week

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