Founder: Autonomous Non-Profit Organization Center for Social Innovations "Otrkytaya Ideya"
Duration: 7 to 14 days
Deadline: throughout the year
Selection Method: Mixed
The Marin Dom art residence was founded to preserve and develop cultural and historical knowledge and traditions of the Russian North. Marin Dom is a museum of folk tale teller Maria Dmitrievna Krivopolenova and an art residence. The museum comprises a large collection of household and other items, clothes, and books – all freely accessible to residents.
The residence has 1 workshop room designed in the "contemporary village" style, comfortable for 2 persons. Large sleeper sofa, 5 modern conventional cots. Workplaces: 2 large tables, 6 chairs, benches. Belongings are stored in vintage chests. The room is decorated with vintage items. Kitchen: fridge, microwave oven, multicooker, kettle, stove, dishes. Restroom: comfortable, outside-located. Heated washstand in the room. Well as a water source. Heating: contemporary metal, wood-burning furnace.
Nearby the house is an art object (a gazebo) with a swing, looking out over Pinega.
Activities for residents: Russian steam bath; village tours (Chakola is one of the oldest settlements of Novgorod people on Pinega—first mentioned in 1471); The Pearl of Northern Rivers—a tour devoted to life and works of M.D. Krivopolenova; spinning master classes; fishing; mushroom and berry hunting; "dezhennik" baking master classes, etc.
Animation; Architecture; Video Art; Visual Arts; Research; Curatorial; Ceramics; Literature; Music and Sound Art; Science Art; Media Art; Participatory Art; Performance; Street Art; Dance; Theater; Textile Art; Photography
Number of participants in the group
The project must be associated with the Russian North