IRIS ANDRASCHEK is an Austrian artist and photographer and was Artist-in-Residence in Istanbul by the International Studio Program of the Austrian Federal Chancellery 2015/2016. The rituals of various communities, alternative life plans, nature, and the rural environment are all recurring themes in the artistic works of Iris Andraschek. In Turkey Iris Andraschek developed Ordinary Blue, an exhibition project on the basis of the history of people who have fled to Turkey from Aleppo, as well as their surrounding of the host community.