Three to six months
Paid by host:

Accommodation, board, food, health insurance, individual travel expenses, studio, working material.

Application guidelines:
Application procedure for artists from the region of Basel
The call for applications is being published each year in May for the following year. Announcements are published on the iaab website. Documentation can be obtained through downloads on this website or at the Christoph Merian Stiftung at the St. Alban-Vorstadt 5 in Basel.
Application procedure for international artists
The studios in and around Basel are reserved for participants selected by IAAB partner organisations abroad. Information about the participation conditions can be obtained from the organisations concerned.
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IAAB (International Artists Exchange Program) is an exchange program for artists and curators. Artists and curators from the Basel region are given the opportunity to spend a number of months working abroad (Bejing, Buenos Aires, Cape Town/Johannesburg, Fremantle, Montréal, New Delhi, New York, Rotterdam and Tokio).

In exchange, artists and curators from abroad come to one of the 7 IAAB studios in the Basel region, where they are given free accomodation and working facilities, and where the IAAB takes care of them. The IAAB contributes to the living costs of the exchange artists selected from the Basel region. Similarly, the IAAB's partner organisations abroad give their artists financial assistance (for cost of living, traveling expenses and insurance) during their stay in the Basel region.

Contact information

St. Alban-Vorstadt 5
4002 Basel

iaab [at]