Open Call For Iranian and Indian Artists

Exchange Program (Iran – India) 
February 1-29, 2017 – Baroda, India
June 1-30, 2017 – Tehran, Iran

Application Deadline
December 20, 2016

Chhaap Foundation and Kooshk Residency present a new exchange program between Tehran and Baroda for two Indian and two Iranian artists active in fields of visual arts or specifically print making. This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part is held from 1-29 February, 2017 in Baroda.

During a residency of one month, the Iranian artists have the opportunity to work in Baroda, India and collaborate with the Indian artists. 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 or open studio.

The second part will be held from 1-30 June, 2017 in Tehran, Iran. The Indian artists will have the opportunity to work in Tehran, Iran within our international residency community. During these four weeks, the artists will be introduced to the Iranian art scene, be invited to gallery openings and meet Iranian artists. The program will start with a presentation and end with an open studio.

The application is open for visual artists and those doing print making from India and Iran. Applicants have to be interested in exchanging ideas and consider the participation in both parts of the projects. Applicants will be evaluated by a committee of the organizers mentioned above and will be informed by e-mail.

For the Iranian artist, accommodation and studio space for period of one month in Baroda will be provided by Chhaap Foundation. All the expenses for airfare, insurance, medical coverage for the duration of the program, any visa fee and the living expenses such as travel and food will be by the artists themselves. Iranian artists are responsible for all required travel documents including visa and insurance.

Program for Indian artists includes: accommodation (shared room) and studio space for period of their stay in Tehran that will be provided by Kooshk Residency.

How to apply

Artists can apply by filling the online form at Hard-copy and email submissions are not accepted.
Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
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