Open Call For Iranian Artists

Exchange Program (Iran – China) 
1-31 August, 2017 – Tehran
1-31 December, 2017 – Chongqing

Application Deadline
30th July, 2017

Organhaus and Kooshk Residency present a new exchange program between Tehran and Chongqing for two Chinese artists and Two Iranian artists. This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part is held from 1-31 August, 2017 in Tehran.

During a residency of one month, the Chinese artists have the opportunity to work in Tehran, Iran and collaborate with the Iranian 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 1-31 December, 2017 in China. The Iranian artists will have the opportunity to work in Chongqing, China within the international residency community. During these four weeks, the artists will be introduced to the Chinese art scene, be invited to gallery openings and meet Chinese artists. The program will start with a presentation and end with an open studio.

The application is open for visual artists from Iran, interested in site-specific practices and the socio-cultural context of China 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 Chongqing will be provided by Organhaus. 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 artist himself. Iranian artist is responsible for all required travel documents including visa and insurance.

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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