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.

April 2023 | Visual Arts

Jean Luc Andrianasolo | Research Trip

During his research trip in Madagascar, Jean Luc Andrianasolo will develop a documentary photography project exploring Malagasy culture.

Country of residency: Madagascar

April 2023 | Music

Christine Kamau | Research Trip

Kenyan trumpeter Christine Kamau will be in Switzerland for a research trip based at Musikerwonhaus in Basel to explore the Swiss jazz scene and develop contacts for future collaborations.

Country of residency: Switzerland

March - April 2023 | Music

Florian Götte | Research Trip

Together with Namibian artists, Swiss musician Florian Götte will undertake a research trip to collect field recordings and trace musical adaptations that examine Germany’s colonial past in “German Southwest Africa”.

Country of residency: Namibia

April - May 2023 | Multi-Disciplinary

Michèle Rusconi | Research Trip

Swiss musician and composer Michèle Rusconi will undertake a research trip in Mauritius in the context of a new poetic musical audio drama about the flightless and unlucky Dodo bird.

Country of residency: Mauritius

April - June 2023 | Performing Arts

Faizal Mostrixx Ddamba | Residency

During his residency in Switzerland, Ugandan dancer and producer Faizal Mostrixx plans to rework his live performance show “Afro-Aliens” as an immersive solo with video projections.

Country of residency: Switzerland

March - April 2023 | Performing Arts

Annina Machaz | Residency

During her residency (in two phases) Swiss multimedia artist Annina Machaz will be researching masks and connecting with artists in Senegal and Nigeria to exchange and share practices around this topic.

Country of residency: Senegal

March - May 2023 | Music

Daryl Xzavier Stone | Residency

During his residency in Johannesburg, Swiss producer, DJ and vocalist Xzavier Stone plans to amalgamate the history and sonic motifs of local music styles with the aesthetic of his own music productions.

Country of residency: South Africa

February - March 2023 | Multi-Disciplinary

Alicja Pilarczky | Research Trip

During her research trip in Kenya, Basel-based violinist and performer Alicja Pilarczyk will explore different cultural practices around loss and mourning.

Country of residency: Kenya

February - March 2023 | Visual Arts

Fabio Hendry | Residency

During his residency in Lagos, Swiss designer and material researcher Fabio Hendry will explore recycle-conscious design approaches to target the problematic waste streams of PET plastic.

Country of residency: Nigeria

January - February 2023 | Multi-Disciplinary

Ann Mbuti | Research Trip

During her research trip, Zurich-based arts and culture writer Ann Mbuti will be exploring East and West African myths and stories that inform contemporary mythologies.

Country of residency: Kenya, Nigeria