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Wim Delvoye in Iran

Contemporary Art | After the rejection of his proposal for a sculpture park in Belgium, the Flemish artist Wim Delvoye has chosen Iran as the location for a new art center. In 2013, he bought five palaces in the historic center of Kashan, southeast of Teheran, and has begun restoring them.

Studio Wim Delvoye © Studio Wim Delvoye, Belgium
Studio Wim Delvoye
© Studio Wim Delvoye, Belgium

Only very recently having become a tourist destination, the country has seen a 35% rise in tourism since 2013 thanks to a renewal of trade with Western nations and the restitution of air routes… and growth estimates are at over 4%. In a nation cut off from the world since the 1979 revolution, […]

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Studio Wim Delvoye © Studio Wim Delvoye, Belgium

Studio Wim Delvoye
© Studio Wim Delvoye, Belgium

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