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

Orakle Ngoy | Residency

Congolese slam poet and rapper Orakle Ngoy is a singular female voice in Congolese hip hop. Her lyrics highlight the realities of life in the Democratic Republic of Congo from the perspective of women. She raps about sexism and gender discrimination, and advocates for the respect for African women in general and Congolese women in …

21.04.2022
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Zagaza | Research Trip

Based in Swiss Romandie, the creative laboratory Zagaza grounds their artistic practice in merging mixed performance art with alternative approaches to understanding the contrasting spatial experiences and co-existences of creative communities in multiple social and political landscapes. Zagaza will be in Accra, Ghana for 2 weeks in April 2022 for a research trip. During this …

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Music

Michèle Rusconi | Research Trip

Swiss musician and composer Michèle Rusconi will be in South Africa from 7 April – 8 May 2022 for a research trip to develop a collaborative music and creative nonfiction project with South African writer Glen Retief. The project, Living Relic: The Coelacanth, the Anthropocene, and Resilience in a Changing World, will take the form …

24.02.2022
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Jakob Liechti (Daddy Cabu) | Research Trip

Swiss music producer Jakob Liechti (professional name Daddy Cabu) first visited Uganda in 2006. He was immediately inspired by the immense local musical diversity, and subsequently returned on a regular basis to become more familiar with different musical traditions such as Adungu culture in the North, the vibrant Kadodi drums in the East and the …

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Martin Perret | Residency

Swiss percussionist, composer and band leader Martin Perret will be in South Africa on a residency from 24 September until 21 December 2021. He is interested in learning about the country’s many musical traditions and histories from local musicians. “This residency offers the unique opportunity of deep listening: to hear and experience the myriad of …