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.

July 2023 | Visual Arts

Noemi Niederhauser | Research Trip

Swiss designer Noemi Niederhauser is conducting research in Dakar, Senegal for a new collaborative project to produce a range of functional objects made of recycled aluminium.

Country of residency: Senegal

July 2023 | Visual Arts

Martin Kharumwa | Research Trip

Ugandan photographer and visual artist Martin Kharumwa has been selected to participate in the month-long “Photography and the Anthropocene” research residency programme at Photoforum Pasquart in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.

Country of residency: Switzerland

June-July 2023 | Literature

Fanny Vaucher | Research Trip

Swiss comic book author Fanny Vaucher will undertake a research trip in Moroni in the Comoros to develop a new book project exploring the topic of death. 

Country of residency: Comoros

June 2023 | Visual Arts

Jumoke Sanwo | Research Trip

During her research trip at TaDA in St. Gallen, Nigerian curator Jumoke Sanwo will continue her exploration of the entangled textile economies and trade histories between Nigeria and Switzerland.

Country of residency: Switzerland

June - July 2023 | Music

Eva Kess | Research Trip

Swiss double bassist and composer Eva Kess will undertake a research trip in South Africa, coinciding with the National Jazz Festival in Makhanda.

Country of residency: South Africa

June 2023 | Performing Arts

Zoë Binetti | Research Trip

Bernese performance artist Zoë Binetti returns to Kumasi, Ghana to continue her Sensorial Theatre research and to present and develop new work in this field.

Country of residency: Ghana

June 2023 | Music

Samuel Karugu | Research Trip

During his research trip in Neuchâtel, Kenyan musician Samuel Karugu will be working with Swiss musician Basile Huguenin-Virchaux to create synthesizer and sequencers for traditional African tunings and rhythms using open-source Pure Data software.

Country of residency: Switzerland

May 2023 | Visual Arts

School of Mutants | Research Trip

The School of Mutants are conducting research at the Musée d’Ethnographie de Neuchâtel for their comparative inquiry focusing on the unfinished University of African Future and the recently opened Museum of Black Civilizations as nation-building infrastructure.

Country of residency: Switzerland

April-May & August-September 2023 | Music

Romy Brauteseth | Residency

South African bassist Romy Brauteseth will be an artist in residence in Basel, Switzerland for a period of three months split into two sojourns, which she will use to develop her own musical and book projects.

Country of residency: Switzerland

April 2023 | Multi-Disciplinary

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga | Research Trip

Currently in an exploratory phase of his practice, Johannesburg-based artist and composer João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga will use his research trip in Lausanne to expand his network, gain fresh ideas and inspiration.

Country of residency: Switzerland