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Class I Special Guest: Jul

Class I Special Guest: Jul 1000 1500 Culturistan

With his substantial experience in social and political parody, and fifteen years of press drawing for the biggest French newspapers, Jul is something of an exception in the world of satirical comic books. Having been brought up on Monty Python and the Marx Brothers as well as René Goscinny and “Hara-Kiri,” Jul is at a crossroads of diverse influences.

Inaugural Class Announcement

Inaugural Class Announcement 502 502 Culturistan

The inaugural session of Culturistan will be held at the Château de Grillemont in France from May 22nd to June 1st, 2019. The eight residents selected for Class I of the program are visionary individuals who are committed to creating positive social change through their work, and represent different professional fields and nationalities.

Fayaz S. Alibhai (Ph.D.)

Fayaz S. Alibhai (Ph.D.) 2586 2570 Culturistan

Islamic Studies Scholar
Kenya / UK

Iason Athanasiadis

Iason Athanasiadis 580 580 Culturistan


Estephania Bonnett-Alonso

Estephania Bonnett-Alonso 900 900 Culturistan

Film Producer
Colombia / Spain

Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis 500 499 Culturistan


Gelareh Kiazand

Gelareh Kiazand 525 525 Culturistan

Iran / Canada

Tara Pandeya

Tara Pandeya 2336 2336 Culturistan

Dancer & Choreographer
Tajikistan / US

Yasmeen Turayhi

Yasmeen Turayhi 2164 2158 Culturistan

Social Product Marketer
Iraq / USA

Class I Location & Dates Announced

Class I Location & Dates Announced 1042 695 Culturistan

Culturistan is happy to announce more details about our first residency program. Class I, “What Does It Mean To Be Authentic?“, will be held from May 22nd to June 1st at the beautiful Château de Grillemont in France. The list of our first residents will be announced soon.