English, Persian
1 week up to 1 month
Paid by host 

Accommodation, studio.

Paid by artist 

Travel, flights, living, materials, insurance and other expenses.

Application guidelines 

For The Kooshk Artist Residency Award (KARA 2020): Application fee (USD): $20.00. Online application.



September 30 for KARA 2020

Kooshk Residency

Kooshk Residency


Kooshk residency is a non-political cultural and artistic space in Tehran. Kooshk tries to provide a convenient space for artists, curators, researchers, writers and filmmakers to encourage inter-cultural dialogues and art creation. By collaborating in international exchange programs with worldwide cultural institutes Kooshk strives to contribute to development of Iranian art and culture.

International exchange programs result in a blending of cultures, provoke creativity and cause a beneficial connection among nations. Due to the important role of attendants in formation of this cultural movement, Kooshk welcomes and encourages all qualified individuals from any discipline to apply through the different open calls for using the facilities provided in Kooshk residency and studio.

Please check their website for current & upcoming residency programs.


Artist Talk, exhibition or final presentation.

Accommodation Information 

Kooshk Residency is located in an old building in Tehran's downtown with two shared bedrooms and one single room that can host five artists, kitchen and a shared bathroom.

Studio Information 

Studio, 24 hours access.

No 10 Yazdanniyaz St. Bahar St.

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