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

Music

Phil Battiekh – Studio Residency Experience 2019

Phil Battiekh is a Mahraganat DJ, producer, conceptual and visual artist who lived in Egypt few years ago to study Arabic, and during his stay he was captivated by the sound of “Mahraganat” all over the streets of Cairo. After coming across his first Mahragan, Phil was inspired to pursue, and spread the genre beyond …

24.02.2020
Testimonial

Nourhan Maayouf – Studio Residency Experience 2019

“The art residency has allowed me to connect with different cultures such as Swiss artists and immigrants and opened doors for conversations. This is in the form of giving talks about photography and my art practice to students, artists and immigrants in notable schools such as F+F school of art and design and high school …

18.02.2020
Testimonial

Uriel Orlow – Studio Residency Experience 2010

In my opinion, foreign cultural institutions can offer more diversity and more alternatives; they can broaden the scope of cultural projects and support existing institutions. They can give a good push to research and artistic practice. Pro Helvetia Cairo has already done some excellent initiatives there, and this can create input into the local scene …

30.01.2018
Studio Residency, Testimonial

Mohamed Allam – Studio Residency 2011

My relationship with Pro Helvetia Cairo started in 2011, when I was accepted in the Artists in Residence program and spent my studio residency in Switzerland. I got a chance to know the European culture with a close eye -especially the Swiss culture- since it was my first trip to Europe. The residency was the …

30.09.2017