EU-Iran Exchange Program – Open Call for Iranian Artists

Each applicant can choose to apply for the following (max. 2) countries of residency listed as:

Austria – Salzamt Linz – 1-28 October, 2017
Germany – PACT Zollverein – 9 January-5 February, 2018
Greece – Heritage Management Organisation– September 2017
Netherlands – 1646 AIR in The Hague – 20 september–18 october, 2017
Spain – Hangar – November, 2017
Poland – Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art – 20 July-20 August, 2017


Application Deadline
July 15, 2017

Kooshk Residency and EUNIC present a new exchange program between Iran and Europe, for 6 European and 6 Iranian artists active in any field of art. For this program, 6 Iranian artists will be selected to spend one month in one of the European residencies and 6 European artists will be selected to live and work for the period of one month in Kooshk.

This application is open to all Iranian artists and all the expenses for airfare, accommodation and a living cost stipend of 500 Euros for the duration of the residency will be provided through Kooshk by the participating EUNIC countries.

During this residency of one month, the Iranian artists will have the opportunity to work in their selected residency. The residency will be responsible for providing private accommodation and studio space as well as ideally facilitating other outreach programs.

The European artists will be nominated by their residency/Embassy of the respective country. Applicants will be evaluated by a committee consisting of the Kooshk team and the residency/Embassy of the respective country. All the selected artists will be informed by e-mail.

Application was closed.