Maajaam is a farm for art and tech situated in South of Estonia. It is is concentrated on researching of, experimenting with and reflecting on the relationships between people, technology and nature. Substituting the urban environment with a hilly rural landscape allows us to observe technology in it’s pure form. Mixing the past technological wonders of the historical farm with present day hi-tech offers us a shift in perspective. This perspective is projected through the prism of art. Maajaam is operated by artists Timo Toots and Mari-Liis Rebane. We run an artist residency, a creative studio and an art park.

Maajaam (🎵) means "earth station" in Estonian.

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We are situated situated near Otepää, South of Estonia, North-East Europe, on planet Earth, in the Solar system in the Milky Way galaxy.

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It's a space for living and working in Southern Estonian nature. We are open for artists, designers, film-makers, sound artists, musicians, writers etc who want to get out of town and spend some focused time for themselves or their projects.

The new residency house will be opened in the first half of 2022.

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Creative laboratory for technolocial wonders. We invent, design, engineer, build, program since 2002. Maajaam Studio is a design studio for museum exhibits, technolocial art projects, home electronics and hacky prototypes. We collaborate with a network of artists, designers and programmers to propose creative solutions for interesting problems.

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Art park for outdoor technolocial art exhibitions since 2013. The surrounding landscape of Maajaam can host exhibitions for art works that create new interfaces to nature, help understand the environmental processes and step out of the urban technolocial box.

Currently we are preparing for a new exhibition "Wild Bits" that will take place in 2024 in Maajaam. Wild Bits in in the program of Tartu 2024 European Culture Capital project. We will be announcing open call for works shortly. Subscribe to the mailing list to get the best updates!

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The residency house is constructed with the support of Ministry of Culture. Thank you!
The laboratory house was constructed in 2018 with the support of European Union. Thank you!
This website was built in 2021 with the support of Enterprise Estonia. Thank you!