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

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Visual Arts

Aurélien Gamboni | Research Trip

For the 2nd YANGO Biennale in Kinshasa, Geneva based artist and researcher Aurélien Gamboni has conceptualised a collaborative intervention to investigate local testimonies about the circulation of narratives and the appropriation of the public goods and imaginaries. l’Escamoteur à Kinshasa (The Conjurer in Kinshasa) develops on from a previous investigation Aurélien carried out for the …

Visual Arts

Antonia Brown | Research Trip

South African artist Antonia Brown will spend time in Biel and Geneva from 20 October 2021 on a research trip collaborating with Swiss partners to continue exploring her research on the coloniality of plants. Her research will focus on how medicinal plant practices proffer a space of speculative somatics; as well as a means of …

Visual Arts

Vitjitua Ndjiharine | Residency

Vitjitua Ndjiharine is a Namibian multidisciplinary visual artist whose work engages with themes of reclamation and transcendence of history. Her work explores ideas of refracting and reflecting the colonial gaze, colonial representations in the archive, resistance in the archive and disrupting problematic representations. Vitjitua’s artistic practice and research approach set out to reconstruct established forms …

Visual Arts

Joseph Kasau | Residency

Joseph Kasau is an artist from Lubumbashi, DR Congo. He is currently in Switzerland on a residency in the context of a tricontinental project bringing together artists from Brazil, DR Congo and Switzerland to research and discuss the topic of quilombo. The «Quilombo» project comprises a three-month residency in two Swiss cities – Lago Mio …

21.09.2021