Iran-Belgium Exchange Program

AIR Antwerpen and Kooshk Residency present a new exchange program between Tehran and Antwerp for a Belgian and Iranian visual artist. This exchange program exists out of two parts. The first part is held from 1 May until 31 May 2015, in Tehran, Iran. During a residency of one month a Belgian artist has the opportunity to work in Tehran, Iran and collaborate with an 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 and a panel discussion. The second part will be held from the 1st of August until 31st of August 2014, in Antwerp, Belgium. The same Belgian and Iranian artist will participate in the second part. There will be a presentation and a panel discussion at the end as well. Pieter Huybrechts  and Maryam Ashkanian are the two artists present in this program.