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02.11.2016
Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler and Carol Bove at the Pavilion of Switzerland

Curator Philipp Kaiser has invited artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler and Carol Bove to show their work in the exhibition «Women of Venice» at the Pavilion of Switzerland at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. With the project Kaiser aims to explore Alberto Giacometti’s absence in the history of the …

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31.10.2016
Andrew Holland to leave Pro Helvetia

Andrew Holland, who has headed the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia since 2012, will be stepping down from the post at the end of April 2017. After a total of 12 years working for Pro Helvetia, Andrew Holland has decided to leave the Arts Council for personal reasons. Andrew Holland assumed the post of director …

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07.09.2016
Italianità in Switzerland: cultural exchange that lasts

On September 7, 2016, Sion hosted around a hundred representatives of the world of culture and politics as well as Switzerland’s italophile and italophone community. At the heart of the discussions: being Italian in Switzerland («l’italianité en Suisse»). The Valais State Councillor Esther Waeber-Kalbermatten opened a round table devoted entirely to this subject, recognised as …

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25.05.2016
Alain Berset to open Swiss Pavilion in Venice tomorrow

Federal Councillor Alain Berset is due to open the Swiss Pavilion at the 15th Architecture Biennale of Venice tomorrow. On display is the «Incidental Space» project by Christian Kerez, architect and professor at ETH Zurich. Together with specialists from research and manufacturing, he explores the limits of what is architecturally feasible today thanks to modern …

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03.04.2016
Pavilion of Switzerland at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

«Incidental Space» – A project by Christian Kerez Architect Christian Kerez is to design the Swiss exhibition at the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice. With his interdisciplinary project «Incidental Space» at the Swiss Pavilion, he explores questions of structural analysis in a thought-provoking way with regard to the architectural possibilities of our days. The «Salon …

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16.03.2016
First Study on Crowdfunding in Culture in Switzerland

More projects realised, more sponsors gained, more money raised – crowdfunding is very much on the rise. For the first time, a study has now explored the extent and the potential of crowdfunding – by which sponsors are sought via the internet – for the financing of cultural projects in Switzerland. Federal Counsellor Alain Berset …

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07.03.2016
Philipp Kaiser to curate Swiss Pavilion exhibition 2017

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia has appointed Philipp Kaiser to curate the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion at the 2017 Art Biennale in Venice. Born in Berne and now based in Los Angeles, Kaiser is regarded as one of the most renowned Swiss exhibition makers worldwide. Philipp Kaiser, born 1972 in Berne, has been …

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