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26.11.2013
Switzerland as Guest Country at Moscow Book Fair

Fourteen literary practitioners from all four linguistic regions of Switzerland, including Charles Lewinsky, Corinne Desarzens, Andrea Fazioli and Arno Camenisch, are representing our country at this year’s «non/fiction» in the heart of Moscow. For the first time, Switzerland has been chosen as guest country at Russia’s most significant book fair, which opens today. In Soviet …

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11.09.2013
Specially tailored promotion of talented young artists

Pro Helvetia has taken up the promotion of up-and-coming young artists. The Swiss Arts Council’s aim is to support young artists on their way to a national and international career in the first five years after they have completed their artistic training or studies. Pro Helvetia’s programme for aspiring artists covers all the arts disciplines …

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09.07.2013
Hans Ulrich Obrist to curate the Swiss Pavilion in Venice 2014

Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of the renowned Serpentine Gallery in London, has been chosen by Pro Helvetia’s biennale jury as curator of the Swiss Pavilion at the 2014 International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Obrist, from the Swiss canton of Thurgau, is one of the seminal exhibition makers of our times. Hans Ulrich …

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02.07.2013
Call for Cooperation Projects on Digital Culture

Digitalisation is becoming an ever more important aspect of contemporary art. Pro Helvetia is now focusing on this development with its latest call for projects. Support is to go to interdisciplinary cooperation projects that deal with new media and technology or their impact on society in an artistic fashion. The call for projects is part …

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30.05.2013
Filippo Lombardi opens Swiss Pavilion in Venice

  Filippo Lombardi, President of the Swiss Council of States, today opened the 55th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale. Switzerland is officially represented at this event by artist Valentin Carron. Mr Lombardi emphasised the Venice Biennale’s importance as the world’s leading platform for contemporary art and expressed his hope that Valentin Carron’s contribution …

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12.03.2013
Biennale di Venezia: lifting the veil on Carron’s exhibition

  Preparations for the exhibition by Valentin Carron from 1 June to 24 November 2013 at the Swiss Pavilion in Venice are well on the way. The artist, born in Martigny, was nominated by Pro Helvetia’s biennials jury to represent our country at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. Carron’s exhibition …

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