Babayan Culture House – Cappadocia, Turkey


The Babayan Culture House offers many possibilities for art–making including, painting, drawing, photography, video, sound, new media, sculpture, installation, and performance.

One can carve in the local tuff and hard stones, and practice local techniques as pottery making and ceramics, and weaving in nomad style.

The making of environmental and landscape art; and 'in situ' / site–specific art installations is particularly stimulated and supported. One can work in caves of 1500 years old or in the tufa stone shaped valleys.

Artistic Mission
The Babayan Culture House AiR is Cappadocia's first and only independent contemporary art residency, organized for artists by artists.

Its mission is to build bridges of understanding between East and West by nourishing art and providing space for artistic experimentation; encouraging cross–cultural dialogue, and collaborating with regional and international arts networks.

The Babayan Culture House AiR is a micro–residency type and presents a diverse range of artistic projects, programs and events. Residency