As part of its collaboration with Ashkal Alwan since 2015, SAHA provides support for artists, curators, and writers from Turkey for their participation in the Home Workspace Program. Organized since 2011, the Home Workspace Program invites 10-15 participants from various geographies to the 10-month learning program annually.
2019-2020: Nihat Karataşlı
2018-2019: Cansu Çakar, Kıymet Daştan
2017-2018: Gökcan Demirkazık
2016-2017: Eda Gecikmez
2015-2016: Barış Doğrusöz, Merve Ertufan
The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts is a non-profit organization based in Beirut, Lebanon. Since 1993, the association has been committed to contemporary artistic practice, production, research and education. Embedded in Lebanon and the wider region, Ashkal Alwan aims to facilitate artistic production and discourse, foster critical thinking around contemporary social realities, and engage in community mobilization. Ashkal Alwan’s programs include Home Works, a multidisciplinary forum on cultural practices taking place every three years; Home Workspace Program, a tuition-free annual study program for emerging artists; Video Works, an annual video production grant, and a mentoring and screening platform; a Residency Program for artists and cultural practitioners; the publication of literary works and artist books.