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Swiss Virtual Residency 2020
Swiss Selection Edinburgh

Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Virtual Residencies 

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is partnering with three prominent UK arts venues to deliver a «virtual residency» programme. The Swiss artists taking part in the residencies would have been in the UK this August, presenting work as part of the Swiss Selection Edinburgh 2020 programme at the Edinburgh Fringe. But, as many other platforms, the Scottish performing arts festival …

Dance, Theatre

A Flavour of Switzerland in Edinburgh

This August, four Swiss theatre companies and artists braved the rain of Scotland to present the first ever Swiss Selection Edinburgh, as part of the biggest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe. Daniel Hellmann’s «Traumboy», Anne Welenc’s «Traumgirl», Mats Staub’s «21» and Mercimax’s «8:8» were the shows selected to be a part of …

Mats Staub «21» (Hannover)
Swiss Selection Edinburgh

The Swiss Selection Edinburgh is known

This August, Pro Helvetia will support a selection of three theatre companies/artists to present their work at Summerhall as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, under the Swiss Selection Edinburgh banner. The works featured are: «21» by Mats Staub When did you turn twenty-one? In this ambitious video installation, Mats Staub explores how world history …