Help in an art centre and explore unique culture in Oaxaca, Mexico

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Mexico

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    Last activity

    24/09/2022

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    This is an art center in Oaxaca, Mexico, dedicated to supporting emergent artists in our community. Along with the gallery and communal studio, we offer classes and workshops in all kinds of art form and crafts. We host a variety of events, from gallery openings and film screenings to concerts and tattoo expos. Supported by established artists, we create the space and opportunities for emergent artists to show and sell their work, as well as create in our space and join our community of artists.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Teaching
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    In our space, you’ll learn about managing an art center, from curation to administration. You’ll connect with the artists in our space and join in our the artistic sub-cultures of Oaxaca. This also means being part of a community outside our space, going to events and partaking in social activities with those involved.

  • Help

    Help

    Our space is managed young women from a variety of backgrounds, who all help out in whatever is needed, all tasks our workawayers can really help with. This can be daily tasks like cleaning up the space and some light gardening, to the occasional construction, mounting art, support with classes (even teaching classes, if that’s something the volunteer is interested in), painting, helping artists, or any other maintenance and support that an come up in our kind of space.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bungalow in San Felipe del Agua, 15 minute drive from the centre, easily accessible public transportation. The bungalow has two bedrooms, private bedroom for each resident and a shared bathroom. The bungalow may be shared with another volunteer, or with one of our artists residents.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Oaxaca is a bustling city, lively with all kinds of art and culture, as well as active nightlife. Based in the center of the city, you’ll be near countless restaurants, bars, museums, and galleries, as well as all sorts of activities happening on the street. Public transportation is widely available, though a little difficult to get the hang of, but don’t worry, we’ll show you how to get around! Either way, the whole downtown area and other popular neighborhoods are well within walking distance. Within half an hour drive, you can be out of the city browsing textiles at a nearby town or hiking in the mountains that surround the valley.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    20- 25 hours a week

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Host ref number: 299717444532