Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch

Artists in Residence

Find more about our Artists in Residence:

Visual Arts

Alan Schmalz I Studio Residency

Alan Schmalz (born 1987 Geneva) is a Swiss artist exploring the fields of painting, sculpture, installation and writing. His works have been shown in galeries and institutions such as Clearing (Brussels), Sentiment (Zürich), Swiss Institute (New York), Weiss Falk (Basel), The Box (Los Angeles) and Truth and Consequences (Geneva).

Country of residency: Algeria

Visual Arts

Alexandra Baumgartner I Studio Residency

Alexandra Baumgartner is a Swiss artist who uses photography as a tool within her research-led practice, converging documentary approaches with agricultural research, artistic interpretations, and on-site interventions. Her current work focuses on the entanglement of plant and human life and our responsibility towards what we call “nature” in a time marked by ecological crisis events. …

Country of residency: Egypt

Performing Arts

Eman Hussein I Studio Residency

Eman Hussein, born 1994, is an Egyptian independent dancer, choreographer and dance video-maker based in Cairo. She studied dance, street art, theatre and martial arts. Her works merge labourers daily movements and contemporary dance, amongst other arts. Working with individuals outside of art institutions is her main inspiration. She collaborates with craftsmen and workers and …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Visual Arts

Esraa Elfeky I Studio Residency

Esraa Elfeky is an Egyptian multimedia artist. Her work unearths the complex relationships that exist between the natural world, the body, time, and the urban environment. For the past years, Elfeky has navigated themes such as the apocalypse, decay, and resurrection as an ongoing exploration of her country. The often-overlooked landscape of the desert and …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Visual Arts

Nassim Azarzar I Studio Residency

Nassim Azarzar is a Morrocan artist, he develops a research around imagery, even popular imaginaries by exploring their different forms, occurrences and devices of representation in a Moroccan context. For several years, he has been developing an ongoing project called «Bonne route» dealing with decorative practices applied to trucks transporting goods between the port cities …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Multidisciplinary

Racha Baroud I Studio Residency

Racha Baroud is a Lebanese actress and director. After her Master in Theatre Studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle, she focused on physical work in the Grotowski Institute in Poland and through workshops in Europe particularly among Alessio Castellacci, Irena Tomazin and Theodoros Terzopoulos. In 2015, she staged Today was my birthday. In 2022 she performed …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Music

Sami Grar I Studio Residency

Sami Grar is a Swiss and Moroccan songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer based in Lausanne. He has been developing different dimensions of his artistic activities meanwhile taking part to collective projects in the fields of culture and social action. His approach to music reflects his own life experience, drawing multi-disciplinary path throughout contemporary, traditional and transnational …

Country of residency: Morocco

Visual Arts

Samira Vogel I Studio Residency

Samira Vogel (1995) is a weaver, artist and educator from Switzerland, based in Amsterdam, where she graduated her Masters at the Sandberg Instituut. She previously studied Art and Design Education at the Zurich University of the Arts and Textile Design in Bangalore, India. She uses weaving not only as a material and carrier of stories …

Country of residency: Palestine

Performing Arts

Tommy Cattin I Studio Residency

Tommy Cattin is a Swiss and Italian dance artist and choreographer who works as a freelance performer, choreographer and teacher. Tommy founded his company, EREM dance, in Switzerland in 2020 after several years of dancing and studying abroad. In 2022 he presented his first full-length production with EREM dance at the Théâtre du Jura (CH). …

Country of residency: Egypt

 

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.