Iraqi artists Residencies, United Kingdom 2008

Two artists Hemn Hamid and Reben Mejeed from Iraq were given the opportunity to undertake a residency in the UK to develop their work, explore British culture and contemporary art and introduce their work to a British audience. For the first residency artist Reben Majeed spent four weeks at Artsadmin and at Live Art Development Agency in London in research and development, resulting in a presentation. For the second residency artist Hemin Hamid spent four weeks at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in research and development centred around the host venue and also gave a power point presentation of his own work.