Day 1

Airport pickups, tour of the villa and welcome meal


Day 2

Short Persian language workshop

1pm group lunch

Mahan sight-seeing- Shah Nematollah Shrine and Bagh Shahzdeh


Day 3

1pm group lunch

Sanati Museum- international art

Kerman Grand Baazar for shopping and museums

Artist talk in the city


Day 4

Free morning

Craft workshop


Day 5

1pm group lunch

Cooking workshop 

Group dinner outing


Day 6

1pm group lunch

Craft workshop at the Villa

Mountain hike 

Picnic dinner


Day 7

1pm group lunch

Cooking workshop

Overnight trip (Shahdad Desert open air camping or Meymand cave trip)


Day 8

Free day


Day 9

1pm group lunch

Pop-up show


Day 10

Goodbyes and airport drop-offs

 
I must say, this residency felt like a Sufi retreat, and it is very hard to feel this relaxed and welcomed in New York City.
— Arshia Ersafily, photographer