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Collection Cahiers d'Artistes 2021 © Pro Helvetia
Visual Arts

Call for applications: Cahiers d’Artistes

Pro Helvetia’s Collection Cahiers d’Artistes enables artists to publish their first monograph. The series offers professionals of the art world as well as the general art audience a showcase for current trends in the Swiss art scene. Based on an artistic and design concept, the monographs provide an overview of an artist’s work, without presenting …

02.03.2022
© Photography and image editing: Nadia Lanfranchi & Nina Oppliger / Gessnerallee Zürich
Innovation & Society

Diversity Tandem 2022 – call for applications

With the call for application “Diversity Tandem”, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is offering publicly supported cultural institutions and organisations an opportunity to assess their structures and to introduce a more diversity-oriented approach. The selected institutions and organisations take part in a two-day workshop and benefit from one-on-one advice on how to develop a …

15.02.2022
Optical microscopy image of the cuticle scales of a Pachyrrhynchus weevil © Kenza Djeghdi
Innovation & Society

NanoARTS: Call for proposals

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) are looking for artists and scientists who are interested in collaborating, with the aim of stimulating exchanges between art, science and technology. The NanoARTS programme creates a space for new artistic approaches and explorative research practices by selecting and accompanying up to three …

10.01.2022
Impulse Theaterfestival 2019 © Robin Junicke
Performing Arts

Networking residency at Impulse Theater Festival

The Impulse Theater Festival in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Cologne und Düsseldorf has been the most important platform for independent performing arts in the German-speaking world for the past 30 years. Each year, NRW KULTURsekretariat‘s Impulse Festival presents exemplary works that have been produced outside the traditional system of city theatres and that test, expand, …

09.12.2021
Photography and montage: Nadia Lanfranchi & Nina Oppliger
Innovation & Society

Results of «Diversity Tandem and Start Diversity» 2021

Results of «Diversity Tandem» call for applications 2021  In connection with its «Diversity and equality in the cultural sector» programme, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia launched a call for applications under the heading «Diversity Tandem» earlier this year with the aim of giving publicly supported cultural institutions and organisations the opportunity of examining their …

25.10.2021
© Jean-Vincent Simonet
Innovation & Society

PolARTS: Call for proposals

PolARTS is a joint initiative of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and the Swiss Polar Institute to stimulate the exchange and foster the collaboration between art and science. The PolARTS initiative opens a space for new collaborative and explorative practices and supports the processes of transdisciplinary cooperation. This call for proposals is aimed at …

14.10.2021
Innovation & Society

Connect: at the intersection of art and science

For 2021-2024, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and Arts at CERN are launching «Connect», a residency and cultural exchange programme for artists and cultural practitioners at the intersection of science and artistic research. As part of Pro Helvetia’s focus on «Art, Science and Technology» «Connect» supports networking and collaboration models combining these three fields of …

14.04.2021