Description: Since 2006 the annual international festival of landscape architecture Arch-Stoyaniye takes place in Kaluga region in the land-art park Nikola-Lenivets (220 km away from Moscow). The festival is annually visited by more than 9000 guests.Participants of the festival are national and international artists and architects. They use materials typical for the region and construct object in harmony with the given landscape. Festival s aspects are architectural objects, installations, performances and exhibitions.The festival offers a modern view to the development of remote areas and territories. The idea of the festival is an interaction with the landscape by means of creative practices and contemporary art.Ar1089;hStoyanie attracts attention of the target audience (architects, artists, designers, businessmen, politicians, art students, community leaders and local residents) to natural and cultural heritage of the region, to environment and uniqueness of local communities.ArchStoyanie 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=475QR3sSHh8list=LLIU6eqd53wzWWcjeOH38OMgt=0sindex=2
Type of Work: Volunteers are invited to help in the preparation of the festival area for construction of art-objects. Another task is guiding visitors. Before the festival, volunteers are supposed to build up tents and arrange the camping site for other volunteers and staff. Help in construction of architecture objects is also needed.During the festival volunteers will take care of the constructed objects, guide visitors and help the staff in current needs.
Study Theme: ArсhStoyanie attracts attention of the target audience (architects, artists, designers, businessmen, politicians, art students, community leaders and local residents) to natural and cultural heritage of the region, to environment and uniqueness of local communities. Volunteers will have an opportunity to take part in different workshops and lectures about modern architecture and landscape art.
Accommodation: In tents, 2-3 persons per tent. Mats provided, please take your own sleeping bag. Volunteers and staff will have meals in a small restaurant of guest houses. During the festival meals will be provided on the territory of the festival from the mobile kitchen. Volunteers might have kitchen duties. Vegetarian meals are possible.
Requirements: Many Russian volunteers want to take part in the festival, so that a competition is 5 candidates per place. Selection criteria are as follows: ability to use tools (hammer, saw, electrical instruments as well), adaptability (living in tents, no fear toward different weather and basic living conditions) and motivation, of course The volunteers should be aware that the work on the festival is hard and mostly not limited by working hoursWe kindly ask you to specify your motivation and desire to take part in the project IN DETAIL.
Approximate Location: Landscape park Nikola-Lenivets, Kaluga region, 220 km away from Moscow, 80 km away from Kaluga. Transfer of volunteers will be provided to and from the festival area. Distance to the closest grocery shop i 3 km, next gasoline station i 20 km.For those who will arrive in Moscow earlier, we can organise a pre-camp day with a city-tour and nice welcome evening. Please, notify us in advance if you are interested.
Notes: Volunteers should be aware that the work on the festival is hard and mostly not limited by working hours! Please take a warm sleeping bag with you. For those who will arrive in Moscow earlier, we can organise a pre-camp day with a city-tour and nice welcome evening. Please, notify us in advance if you are interested.
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