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.

December 2021 - January 2022 | Music

Jakob Liechti (Daddy Cabu) | Research Trip

Swiss music producer Jakob Liechti (professional moniker Daddy Cabu) will spend time in Uganda on a research trip to continue developing networks that bridge Ugandan and Swiss music scenes.

Country of residency: Uganda

October - December 2021 | Performing Arts

Agathe Tamo Djokam | Residency

Cameroonian choreographer and dancer Agathe Djokam will be an artist in residence in the studio of Compagnie Neopost Foofwa in Geneva.

Country of residency: Switzerland

© Martin Argyroglo

November 2021 & January 2022 | Visual Arts

Aurélien Gamboni | Research Trip

Geneva based artist and researcher Aurélien Gamboni will spend time in Kinshasa to research and establish connections for the collaborative project he is developing for the YANGO Biennale in January 2022.

Country of residency: DRC, Central Africa

November 2021 | Visual Arts

Antonia Brown | Research Trip

During her research trip, South African artist Antonia Brown will collaborate with Swiss partners to continue exploring how medicinal plant practices proffer a space of speculative somatics.

Country of residency: Switzerland

October - December 2021 | Visual Arts

Vitjitua Ndjiharine | Residency

During her residency, Namibian multidisciplinary artist Vitjitua Ndjiharine will engage with material objects in the Hans Schinz collection in the Völkerkundemuseum Zürich that belonged to her family in the 19th century, raising questions about archival representation and cultural repatriation.

Country of residency: Switzerland

October - December 2021 | Visual Arts

Mbali Dhlamini | Residency

South African artist Mbali Dhlamini has been selected for the Art & Stories residency programme at Embassy of Foreign Artists in Geneva. She is interested in studying the archives from Swiss missionaries that where sent to South Africa to establish churches, and plans to stage interventions with the archive through Imilindelo (Zulu for vigils).

Country of residency: Switzerland

August - October 2021 | Visual Arts

Joseph Kasau | Residency

Congolese artist Joseph Kasau is in Switzerland on a residency in the context of the tricontinental «Quilombo» project, bringing together artists from Brazil, DR Congo and Switzerland to research and discuss the topic of quilombo.

Country of residency: Switzerland

September - December 2021 | Music

Martin Perret | Residency

Swiss percussionist, composer and band leader Martin Perret is interested in learning about South Africa’s many musical traditions and histories from local musicians.

Country of residency: South Africa

Dymphna Vandenabeele

September - November 2021 & December 2022 | Music

Miron Andres | Residency

Miron Andres’ audio pieces are more in the realm of visual art, exploring abstract ideas of his bicultural identity and making socio-political commentaries in a poetic and cross-cultural audio language.

Country of residency: South Africa

September 2021 | Performing Arts

Nashilongweshipwe Mushaandja | Research Trip

During this research trip, Namibian performer and writer Nashilongweshipwe Mushaandja will further his project ZILIN, a conceptual project-in-the-making deeply interested in African archival music and sonic collections across place and time. 

Country of residency: Switzerland