About Va

Va* is an independent space and a nonprofit that burst into the city of Esfahan, Iran in 2014 initially in response to the need of Esfahan-based artists. Va fosters creative thinking and collaborations by connecting artists, curators, critics and writers through workshops, talks and projects nationally and internationally.



Mona Aghababaee is a visual artist based in Esfahan Iran.

Samira Hashemi is an interdisciplinary artist based in Esfahan,Iran and San Francisco, CA.




*In Persian,” Va” equal to “And” in English, used as a function word to join one finite word to another so that together they are logically equivalent to an infinitive of purpose.