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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
Performing Arts

Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Winter Residencies

Following the success of the Summer Virtual Residencies in 2020, «Swiss Selection Edinburgh» of Pro Helvetia is proposing a new round of residencies over the winter. The program matches three Swiss artist/Companies of the performing arts with UK venues and festivals for a week-long virtual residency programme. The aim of the project is to build …

05.03.2021
«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
Innovation & Society

PolARTS: a first selection of tandems

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
Nicole L'Huillier, «El Poema de la Fábrica Cósmica», ALMA (Chile)
COINCIDENCIA

Simetría Residency 2019

There are human disciplines that, from their onset, are destined to inquire into the most fundamental aspects of existence and to uncover the secrets of the origin of the universe – and within that, of life itself. That is the case of art and science, both dedicated to creation and experimentation and, yet, perceived by …

11.12.2019