We are pleased to announce the name of four awardees for the fifth edition of Kooshk Artist Residency Award. The list of four awardees selected by the international team of jury, in two different rounds (consisting of Thomas Thayer – Associate Professor at The City College of New York, Anne Mullee – Curator, Researcher and Art Writer, Alan Quireyns – Artistic Director at Air Antwerpen, Bénédicte Alliot – Director General at Cite Internationale des Arts, Yangshu Kaikai – Director of Organhaus Art Space, Ruth Adams – Executive Director of Art Omi, Natasha Chuk – Arts Writer and Curator, Adeela Suleman – Visual Artist, Director of Vasl Artists’ Association and the Head of the Fine Art Department at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Nathalie Angles –Director/Founder of Residency Unlimited (RU) and Tooraj Khamenehzadeh – Artist, Program Advisor of Kooshk and Board Member of Rybon Art Center and ResArtis ) is as below:
Haffendi Anuar | Malaysia
Rafael Cañete Fernández | Spain
Sarah Feuillas | France
Laure Catugier | France
The program will happen in May 2018. During the residency, Kooshk will provide a dynamic and distinctive situation for international artists to work and exchange ideas with local artists, critics and researchers. The program emphasizes a balance between working in a personal space and working in collaboration with other artists and interacting with viewers and the environment. In line with its goals, Kooshk will make any effort to have a contribution in the growth of cultural and social views, by gathering local, national and international artists with a diverse spectrum of artistic disciplines in the cultural and artistic space of Tehran and by creating the possibility for exchanging ideas.