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

These are our current and past artists in residence.

November 2020 | Dance

Marilú Mapengo Námoda | Research Trip

Marilú Mapengo Námoda will spend time at Kaserne Basel in Switzerland meeting with artists and continuing a collaboration that began in Mozambique.

Country of residency: Switzerland

May - July 2020 | Perfomance Arts

Jessica Huber | Home Not Alone Residency

Jessica Huber works as an artist in the field of the performing arts. Based in Zurich, her work focuses on practices of exchange, sharing and collaboration and on how to create spaces where different voices can coexist.

Country of residency: South Africa

May - July 2020 | Visual Arts

Serge Diakota | Home Not Alone Residency

Congolese artist Serge Diakota will take part in the Home Not Alone residency during which he plans to develop a project about different Swiss and Congolese communities.

Country of residency: Switzerland

February - March 2020 | Visual Arts

Dunja Herzog | Research Trip

Dunja Herzog will spend time in Lusaka, Zambia on a research trip to develop possible future collaborations with partners from the Copper Belt region.

Country of residency: Zambia

March 2020 | Multi-Disciplinary

Mats Staub | Research Trip

Mats Stuab will spend two weeks in Tanzania to develop content for his ongoing Dead and Birth in My Life project.

Country of residency: Tanzania

March 2020 | Dance

Rudi van der Merwe | Research Trip

Geneva based performance artist Rudi van der Merwe will spend two weeks at the Ebhudlweni Arts Centre in rural Mpumalanga working with the Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC) dancers reworking his piece Blue Moves.

Country of residency: South Africa

February 2020 & March-April 2023 | Multi-Disciplinary

Meloe Gennai | Residency

Meloe Gennai is a Geneva-based poet, performer, actor and advocate for minority rights. They will be on residency in Cape Town to connect, exchange and collaborate with other poets of mixed heritage and explore different histories and identities.

Country of residency: South Africa

January - February 2020 | Multi-Disciplinary

AFRICA, WHAT’S UP? | Festival Residency

The AFRICA, WHAT’S UP? residency and showcase, co-curated by SHAP SHAP with CUSS and Tidiani N’Diaye, will once again take place during the Antigel Festival in Geneva.

Country of residency: Switzerland

February 2020 | Multi-Disciplinary

Dominique Lämmli | Research Trip

Swiss artist, researcher and educator Dominique Lämmli will be on a research trip in Johannesburg to explore connections with local colleagues in the context of her Art in Action work.

Country of residency: South Africa

February 2020 | Dance

Agathe Tamo Djokam | Residency

Agathe Djokam Tamo is a Cameroonian dancer and choreographer with background training in hip-hop dance, which informs her current style of movement. Her work engages with and transcends life’s complexities.

Country of residency: Switzerland

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.