Our Offices & Partners Abroad

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Artists in Residence

Find more about our Artists in Residence:

Literature

Viola Rohner │ Studio Residency

Viola Rohner was born in Männedorf (Switzerland) in 1962. She studied German Philology, History and Theater Sicence in Zürich and Berlin. She lives in Zürich and Innsbruck (Austria) and works as a highschool teacher for German language and literature and gives creative writing classes. She writes prose and theater plays for adults and also for …

Country of residency: Egypt

Music

Phil Battiekh │ Studio Residency

Phil Battiekh is a Mahraganat DJ, producer, conceptual and visual artist and one of the first to dedicate himself to this subculture outside of Egypt. Battiekh’s upcoming compilation release “Cairo Concepts” curates and contextualises the impact and developments Mahraganat artists have made in and outside of the genre and examines the concept systems experimental artists …

Country of residency: Egypt

Visual Arts

Bassem Yousri │ Studio Residency

Egyptian artist (Born in Algeria 1980). His multidisciplinary practice ranges between creating mixed media installations in art galleries and in public space, and experimental and documentary films. Inspired by the narrative quality of Ancient Egyptian murals, Yousri’s work has a strong documentary aspect. In his different practices, he relies on humor as a tool to …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Interdisciplinary

Cléa Chopard │ Studio Residency

Cléa Chopard (1989) lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland. She mostly works with text, writing poetry but also exploring it through performances, translations, videos, sound pieces or small editions. Her work deals with the representation of the female body, language, and the history of decoration. She uses material from different fields (cultural studies, medical and …

Country of residency: Egypt

Visual Arts

Camille Dumond │ Studio Residency

Camille Dumond (born in 1988) ,Lives and work in Geneva, Switzerland. Dumond studied visual arts in Nantes and Geneva, where she graduated in 2014. She showed her first personal exhibition Pharcyde in 2015 in Quark, Geneva, and exhibited the same year at the Center for Contemporary Art in Geneva for the funds Lissignol, Chevalier and Galland. …

Country of residency: Morocco

Visual Arts

Sara Hamdy │ Studio Residency

A visual artist living and working in Cairo-Egypt.  Graduated from faculty of fine arts oil painting department 2009. Hamdy had a special interest in sound as a subject and a medium; In her practice she tries to connect her whole cognition through visual-sound works. She always relates the visuals and sounds to lights and she …

Country of residency: Switzerland