BRASHNAR CREATIVE PROJECT Skopje, non-profit association for contemporary interdisciplinary art and ecological development, aims to engage directly in the support and creation of an environment for contemporary artistic expression and the development of an ecologically sustainable community for the purpose of enriching and conserving Macedonian culture. Goals of the association:
-The organization, preparation and realization of art projects (national and international exhibitions, art fairs, art festivals, competitions, site-specific exhibitions and residencies).
-To engage and strengthen the local community bond through organized public cultural events.
-To introduce traditional and contemporary artistic practices to the local community to further the appreciation of the arts from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
-To promote, conserve and enrich local Macedonian culture and customs.
-To develop, organize, manage and produce cultural activities that encourages art, cultural exchange and ecological awareness.
-To enrich the local structures by encouraging dialogue between artistic communities and other members of society.
-To foster artistic development of established, emerging, and aspiring regional, national, and international artists.
Brashnar Crative Project, as an artist led project from May 2 to September 30 each year, organizes an international Artist-in-Residence program BRASHNAR located in the neighborhood Hrom on the west side of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. BAiR is a multi-faceted residency program allowing resident artists the freedom to explore the potentials of their practice while experiencing Macedonian culture through group related activities.
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Brashnar Artist-in-Residence (BAiR) is an artist run and operated urban artist residency program located in the neighborhood Hrom on the west side of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. BAiR is a multi-faceted residency program allowing resident artists the freedom to explore the potentials of their practice while experiencing Macedonian culture through group related activities. While residing at BAiR, residents live in an open, communal style environment situated in a family oriented neighborhood. During their residency, residents are encouraged to embrace the local culture and to engage the surrounding community while living at the Art House. Residents also take part in maintaining Brashnar’s organic gardens at the Volkovo Project Space and participate in living a sustainable lifestyle. The residency is open to all visual artists and writers that strongly encourage work utilizing innovative and traditional forms of art making along with collaborations, artist led projects and socially engaged practices. This is a self-directed, process-based residency with no obligation or expectation to complete a body of work, but resident artists are expected to engage with the community during Open Studio events organized by Brashnar that take place the last week of each month. Brashnar Artist-in-Residence offers living and work space for up 6 […]