Embassy of Foreign Artists     
Reza Haeri

*1974 in Tehran, lives and works Tehran
Residency period: April to June 2018
Filmmaker and curator

Reza Haeri has recently produce : Final Fitting (2008, Grand Prize from Cinema Verité Festival), All Restrictions End (2009, Grand Prize from Rio de Janeiro Film Festival, Berlinale 2010) and Sons of Sindbad (2017). In 2015 he curated Metaphor and Politics:

Lebohang Kganye

*1990 in Katlehong (South Africa), lives and works in Johannesburg
Residency period : April to June 2018
Visual artist, photographer

In collaboration with Pro Helvetia Johannesburg

Lebohang Kganye received her introduction to photography at the Market Photo Workshop in 2009 and completed the Advanced Photography Programme in 2011. She also completed…

Nihan Somay

*1988 in Istanbul, lives and works in Istanbul
Residency period : April to June 2018
Artist

Nihan Somay works with objects, printed matter, acts and text incorporated in temporary settings, which are often produced as a result of collective efforts. Conversing, eating, walking, reading together are essential while building up the research themes (in life…

Jason Thorpe Buchanan

*1986 in San Mateo, California, lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA
Residency period: January to June 2018
Composer, conductor, educator, and video artist

Jason Thorpe Buchanan’s work explores temporal dissonance, memory, and perception through the structural intersection of physical gesture, fragile sounds, and behavior of live audio/video…