Cultural practitioners from Switzerland may apply for residencies in the Arab region, while cultural practitioners from the Arab region can apply for residencies in Switzerland. Below you will find more information about the countries in question.
Artists and cultural practitioners in the fields of visual arts, design and interactive media, music, literature and performing arts, as well as arts practitioners with a transdisciplinary focus, are eligible to apply.
Applications may be submitted once a year via myprohelvetia platform. applications can be submitted in English, French and German.
Pro Helvetia supports three residencies per person at most.
Residencies serve to gain inspiration, to establish networks and to work on projects. Pro Helvetia offers accommodation, travel costs, a daily allowance, professional supervision, a workplace (on request) and a contribution to production/material costs (on request).
- Information for cultural practitioners from Switzerland
- Information for cultural practitioners from the Arab region
We are aware that the global COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to great uncertainty. Nevertheless, we would like to encourage you to apply. We will do our utmost to create suitable framework conditions and to support you in your activities and your process.