Open Call For Iranian and Indian Artists

Exchange Program (Iran – India)
7-30 April, 2016 – Tehran
1-21 July, 2016 – New Delhi

Application Deadline
15th February,  2016

Khoj International Artists’ Association and Kooshk Residency present a new exchange program between Tehran and New Delhi for an Indian and Iranian visual artist. This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part is held from 7-30 April, 2016 in Tehran, Iran.

In those three weeks, the Indian artist has the opportunity to work in Tehran, Iran and collaborate with the Iranian artist. The space will be open to a local public of artists, students, and art critics. The program will end with a presentation and a panel discussion.

The second part will be held from 1-21 July, 2016 in New Delhi, India. The same Indian and Iranian artists will participate in the second part. There will be a presentation and a panel discussion at the end as well. The application is open for visual artists from India and Iran, interested in site-specific practices and the socio-cultural context of 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, the airfare, accommodation and studio space for period of three weeks in New Delhi will be provided by Khoj Residency. All the expenses for 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 artist himself. Iranian artist is responsible for all required travel documents including visa and insurance.

Program for the Indian artist includes: accommodation (a room to share for two people) and studio space for period of their stay in Tehran that will be provided by Kooshk Residency.

How to apply

Iranian artists can apply by filling the online form at Hardcopy and email submissions are not accepted.
For Indian artists , applications should be submitted in a single e-mail’ , containing the information below:

Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
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