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«Connect»: Residencies by Arts at CERN and Pro Helvetia

Stay informed Get notified when a call from «Art, Science and Technology» (re)opens: Email Language Data Protection Policy Subscribe Pro Helvetia and Arts at CERN, the official arts programme of CERN, have been organising residencies together since 2014. Building on this common experience, the two institutions are taking a further step towards their goal of …

17.01.2023
Theater Chur | Photography and montage: Nadia Lanfranchi & Nina Oppliger
Diversity and equality

Call for applications: «Tandem Diversity» 2023

Would you like to identify discrimination and exclusion mechanisms in your cultural organization? Would you like to analyse your organisational culture and become more accessible? Pro Helvetia supports those wishing to pursue this process with its «Tandem Diversity» programme: Take part in a specially designed two-day workshop to learn the basics of diversity-oriented organisational development …

03.01.2023
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Critical Reflection

Call for Applications «Expanding Perspectives»

How can new spaces for dialogue be opened up in which multiple actors can make themselves heard, share their knowledge and experience, and link up with one another? How can this lead to the exploration of new participatory and collaborative approaches and thus give rise to new forms of communication? What cultural and social networks …

29.11.2022
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Art+, Art, Science and Technology

NanoARTS: Selected Tandems 2022

For the NanoARTS call, tandems consisting of Swiss artists and international scientists from the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) submitted proposals exploring interfaces between art and nanoscience. A transdisciplinary jury of experts has selected three tandems whose promising collaborations will start in the next months. The three selected tandems are: The Jury consisted of: Giulia Bini, …

28.09.2022
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Critical Reflection

Multiply Perspectives: selected projects

With its call for applications «Multiply Perspectives» (2022), the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia aims to support projects that seek innovative ways of thinking critically about art and culture and about their function in society as part of our thematic focus on «Critical Reflection». A total of 53 projects were submitted by arts practitioners following …

08.09.2022
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Art+, Art, Science and Technology

PolARTS: Call for proposals

Stay informed Get notified when a call from «Art, Science and Technology» (re)opens: Email Language Data Protection Policy Subscribe 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 …

14.08.2022
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Art+, Art, Science and Technology

PolARTS: Selected Tandems 2022

A total of 13 tandems of artists and researchers applied for participation in the PolARTS programme. Among the applicants, four tandems whose submitted project stood out in terms of quality, originality and prospective synergies were ultimately selected by a transdisciplinary jury in cooperation with the PolARTS initiators Pro Helvetia and the Swiss Polar Institute. The …

01.06.2022
Global Network & International Affairs

Selected Projects: «To-gather»

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia has selected 31 projects to support the development and testing of new frameworks and methodologies for working internationally as part of the «To-gather» international collaboration. For the first time, «To-gather» supports 2–3-year collaborations between arts practitioners, cultural organisations and institutions in Switzerland and their counterparts in the regions of …

14.01.2022
Optical microscopy image of the cuticle scales of a Pachyrrhynchus weevil © Kenza Djeghdi
Art+, Art, Science and Technology

NanoARTS: Call for proposals

Stay informed Get notified when a call from «Art, Science and Technology» (re)opens: Email Language Data Protection Policy Subscribe 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 …

10.01.2022
© Martin Heynen
Critical Reflection

Call for Applications «Multiply Perspectives»

With its call for applications «Multiply Perspectives», the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia aims to support projects that seek innovative ways of thinking critically about art and culture and about their function in society as part of our thematic focus on «Critical Reflection». Funded projects should stimulate opinion-forming, multiple perspectives and critical discussion on the …

03.01.2022
Photography and montage: Nadia Lanfranchi & Nina Oppliger
Diversity and equality

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
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Innovation & Society

«Intercultural Tandem»: the projects 2019-2020

In connection with its «Intercultural Society» initiative, Pro Helvetia launched a call for projects relating to intercultural opening at cultural institutions under the heading «Intercultural Tandem». In a last round of jury decisions, 7 projects were chosen for support.  The aim of «Intercultural Tandem » is to foster tandems consisting of cultural institutions on the one hand …

11.06.2020
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Innovation & Society

Results «Close Distance»

The call for projects under the heading «Close Distance» has now closed after two months and with 591 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 …

09.06.2020
«Snow Sampling on a first field trip of Sabine Harbeke, Margrit Schwikowski and scientists of the Paul Scherrer institute on Jungfraujochfirn 21 & 22 January 2020» © Sabine Harbeke
Art+, Art, Science and Technology

PolARTS: Selected Tandems 2020

A total of 15 tandems made up of renowned artists and researchers applied for participation in the PolARTS pilot project. On the arts side, applicants included representatives of all disciplines supported by Pro Helvetia. Some of the tandem partners got to know each other at a specific matchmaking event in December 2019. Among the applicants, …

30.04.2020