Visual artists, writers, curators or anyone who needs concentration outside of the daily routine is welcome! We do our best to make feel our guest comfortable. We care about providing you the best Iranian dishes. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. There are two rooms with two single bed, internet access, washer, air conditioning or gas stove, ping pong table, swimming pool, table football, dart&hellip
The program fee includes accommodations, all food, shared studio, visiting galleries and transportation between Tehran and the Residency. Talks in an art gallery or exhibition can be considered. Excursions can be organized depending on program intend.
Residents must be willing to follow the laws of Iran, including the rules of dress for men and women, and the laws against drinking and drugs. Residents are also responsible for obtaining a tourist visa.
Sofia & Behzad are a couple of French and Iranian artist. They welcome both Iranian and international artists in their Art Residency since 2017.
The main place of the Residency where is the workshop is 60 km from Tehran. Usually when artist arrives to Iran, he comes directly from the airport to our place in Tehran where we have a cozy guest room. A few days are usually appreciable to visit the capital We help you to become familiar with Tehran cultural and artistic atmosphere showing you some art galleries and arts community.
After this cultural immersion we go to the Taste of Cherry Residency. This is 60 km west of Tehran in an agricultural area between Alborz mountains and Qazvin. It is also close to Alamut valley and the castle of the Assassins. The Residency is a peaceful 4000 square meter orchard of fruit trees where is a big familial home.
The workshop is an 80 square meter shared studio. There is also plenty of outside work-spaces. There is metal and ceramics facilities. In the area we have also the advantage to have all kind of materials like metal, stone, wood&hellip which would meet your needs.
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- Visual Art