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«Close Distance»: projects supported

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Gianna Conrad
Innovation & Society Specialist


The call for projects under the heading «Close Distance» has now closed after two months and with 585 projects submitted. Pro Helvetia’s aim was to encourage the creation of art formats with an innovative approach to coping with the distance imposed by Covid-19 and its medium and long term impact.  

«The overwhelming number of applications shows that the call for projects clearly resonated with numerous art and cultural practitioners. The diversity, quality and creativity of the projects submitted are impressive and highly gratifying», says Seraina Rohrer, Head of Innovation & Society at Pro Helvetia. 

The following list of projects supported will be supplemented on an ongoing basis. Owing to the extremely high number of applications, it may not always be possible for Pro Helvetia to respond within the originally announced period of three weeks 

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