Open Call For Iranian Artists

Exchange Program (Iran – Belgium) 
1-31 January, 2018 – Tehran
15 Feb – 15 March, 2018 – Antwerp

Application Deadline
31 October, 2017

In Collaboration with EUNIC and BOZAR, Air Antwerpen and Kooshk Residency present a new exchange program between Tehran and Antwerp for one Belgian and one Iranian visual artist. This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part is held from 1-31 January, 2018 in Tehran.

During a residency of one month, the Belgian artist has the opportunity to work in Tehran, Iran and collaborate with the 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 or open studio.

The second part will be held from 15 February to 15 March, 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium. The Iranian artist will have the opportunity to work in Antwerp, Belgium within our international residency community. During these four weeks, the artist will be introduced to the Belgian art scene, be invited to gallery openings and meet Belgian artists. The program will start with a presentation and end with an open studio.

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.

This program is a part of the EU-Iran exchange program.

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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