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Kooshk Residency, Tehran 2017

Kooshk Residency and AIR Antwerpen are launching the open call for the third edition of the annual exchange program between Teheran and Antwerp.

Deadline: Friday, October 14, 2016

The exchange program offers a residency of one month for a Belgian artist in Kooshk Residency and for an Iran artist in AIR Antwerpen.

This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part will be held from 1 February until 1 March 2016 in Tehran, Iran. During a residency of one month a Belgian artist has the opportunity to work in Tehran, Iran and collaborate with an Iranian artist. During these four weeks, the space will be open to a local public of artists, students, and art critics. The program will end with a presentation. The second part will be held from the 1 August until 31st of August 2016 in Antwerp, Belgium. The same Belgian and Iranian artist will participate in the second part with a final presentation as well. The application is open for visual artists interested in site-specific practices and the socio-cultural context of Belgium and Iran. Applicants have to be interested in exchanging ideas and consider the participation in both parts of the project. This open call is addressed to Belgian artists. 

The residency for the Belgian artist includes:

  • Accomodation and studio space for 1 month in Kooshk Residency, Tehran
  • Logistic support during this period
  • organisation of a public event
  • reimbursement of travel costs from Belgium to the residency and back
  • per diem for one month of 850 euro

Timing

  • 14 October: deadline open call
  • 1st week of October: selection
  • 2nd week of October: application visa
  • 1 February start of the residency in Tehran
  • 1 March presentation and end of the residency in Tehran
  • 1 August start of the residency in AIR Antwerpen
  • end of August: presentation
  • 31 August: end of the residency in Antwerp

More information

Online application

Personal information

European bank details

Application

Artistic practice

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