Kooshk Artist Residency for International Artists

Deadline: 15 April 2015
Open to: international artists, active in the visual arts, dramatic arts, music and cinema under the age of 40
Fellowship: flight tickets, accommodation, living expenses and contribution for materials


Kooshk residency is a non-political cultural and artistic space in Tehran which tries to provide a convenient space for artists, curators, researchers, writers and filmmakers to encourage inter-cultural dialogues and art creation. The Kooshk Artist Residency, that will take place from 1-31 July 2015, has been implemented to support artists, creativity and the development of new ideas in the unique space of Tehran. This Residency program is a chance for attendants to do research and experiment, develop professionally maintain direct dialogues and the exchange of ideas in order to grow and nurture their creativity, and try new methods of working and thinking.

During the residency four international artists will work and exchange ideas with local artists, critics and researchers. The program emphasizes a balance between working in a personal space and working in collaboration with other artists and interacting with viewers and the environment.


The residency is open to international artists active in the visual arts, dramatic arts, music and cinema under the age of 40.


Kooshk will cover all expenses including flight tickets, accommodation, living expenses as well as a modest contribution toward materials.


Interested candidates must fill in the online application form providing the following:

  • Personal information;
  • CV;
  • Two references;
  • Artist statement;
  • Motivation letter;
  • Proposal;
  • Work samples.

The deadline is 15 April 2015.

For any enquires please contact:  info@kooshkresidency.com.

The official website

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