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Co-creation Support

To further strengthen its mandate of intercultural exchange and to offer support to artistic practices that result from previous exchanges, Pro Helvetia is launching a two-year pilot measure to support co-creation. The co-creation grant provides support to tandems made up of individual artists or collectives (i.e. companies, groups, etc.) from the liaison offices regions and …

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First encounters at the lumbung of Publishers

This July, I attended documenta fifteen as a member of the lumbung* of Publishers, a gathering of independent publishers and book makers. We came from various disciplines including art, activism, comic books, fiction and more. “Lumbung” is an Indonesian term for a community rice barn, used here as a metaphor for collectively pooled resources that …

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lumbung of Publishers at documenta fifteen

Questions We Ask Each Other: Collective Witnessing at the lumbung of Publishers Insights into the lumbung of Publishers by Halik Abdul Azeez. This July I will be attending documenta fifteen as a member of the lumbung of Publishers, a gathering of independent publishers and book makers. We come from various disciplines including art, activism, comic …

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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 …

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In/Out Festival

Connecting experimental music scenes in disparate locations The first edition of IN/OUT was initiated as a response to the pandemic in the context of COINCIDENCIA – Swiss & South American Culture Exchanges to stimulate collaboration between experimental music scenes in South American. For this second edition supported by the Pro Helvetia liaison offices in South …

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Opening swissnex

The Consulate General of Switzerland, swissnex San Francisco, the Swiss Business Hub and Switzerland Tourism celebrate the Grand Opening of Switzerland’s new interdisciplinary hub on the San Francisco Waterfront 23 – 25 September. #Switzerland at Pier 17 – Transforming public space into global collaborative: https://t.co/QqE70Kco1d #swisspier #innovation — swissnex S Francisco (@swissnexSF) 12 septembre 2016 …