Moroccan artist retreats


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Situated in Morocco at the edge of Erg Chebbi, one of the largest sand dunes in the Sahara, Café Tissardmine is a unique guesthouse and artist retreat created by Australian artist, Karen Hadfield, and local Berber Youssef Bouchedor.

 

Café Tissardmine guesthouse and artists retreat is now providing a creative oasis for artists and travellers amongst the desert's beauty, grandeur and stillness and the culture of the indigenous Berber people.

 

Café Tissardmine offers a series of 9-14 day artist retreats for anyone interested in writing or photography, led by a series of published authors and professional photographers, including Brian Thacker and Jan Cornall. Retreats include accommodation in traditional Berber rooms or tents, camel trips to an overnight camp at the Erg Chebbi sand dune, visits to local Berber families, and trips to the market town of Rissani.

 

moroccoThere is also an artist-in-residence program offered for professional artists. Artists can apply for a residency from one week to one month from October 2012 to May 2013.

 

Tissardmine is also a secluded, tranquil destination for travellers seeking an escape from the Western world, with accommodation prices starting at $35 per night. More details.....

 

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0 #2 Please sendSallyH 2013-08-28 23:17
Thanks Karen, great to hear from you and yes, please, pass on your latest info.
Cheers,
Sally
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0 #1 DirectorKaren Hadfield 2013-08-28 12:38
Hi Sally

I saw this on your website...it's my place! Thanks for posting it...The information is a bit outdated though...can I send you new stuff?

Keep up the great work

Cheers

Karen
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