KAAF is a Tehran-based non profit art institution founded in Autumn 2013.

As a non-for-profit art institute, KAAF is committed to promoting the development and practice of contemporary art, pioneering experimental art in Iran , and promoting international artist exchange and project implementation in Iran .

The main focus of KAAF is to support the creation, presentation and documentation of contemporary art, specifically the projects that are experimental and challenging for emerging and under-recognized artists and curators of all ages.

KAAF provides an array of creative supports through short and long term residency programs, studio spaces, exhibition program and serving the needs of artists.

The residency program's purpose is to invite artists working in various mediums to work in KAAF for a short period of time, exploring possibilities of expressions, and strengthening communications between local and international artists.

KAAF is determined to bridge the gap between Iranian sociocultural trends and those happening in the outside world.

KAAF's mission is the advancement of Iran Contemporary Art.

THE KAAF Institute Internship Program

The KAAF institute is looking for enthusiastic individuals interested in gaining experience in a non-profit contemporary art space in Tehran.

Interns participate in KAAF's curatorial and administrative processes and are encouraged to explore ideas relevant to their studies/professional interests.

An intern’s tasks may include the following: curatorial assistance, exhibition organization, research, social media outreach, blog posts and artist biographies, event planning and support, administrative, and other assigned projects.

The ideal candidate is an undergraduate, graduate, or recent graduate student, available two to three days a week (including some evenings for events) for a period of at least three months.


    General knowledge of contemporary art
    Computer proficiency is a must, particularly experience with Microsoft Office.
    Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
    Attention to detail and strong organizational skill.
    How to apply:

    Please send a PDF version of your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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Address: تهران - ميدان دانشگاه شهيد بهشتي - ابتداي بلوار دركه - كوچه سيزده چنار 
No 36, Sizdah chenar alley, Darakeh Boulevard, Beheshti University Square , Tehran