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23.05.2012
Pius Knüsel leaving Pro Helvetia

Pius Knüsel, Director of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, is leaving the Foundation at the end of September 2012. After ten years of commitment to the promotion of Swiss arts he wishes to make a career change. Pius Knüsel has been Director of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia since 1 July 2002. He …

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10.05.2012
Evolving ensembles instead of stand-alone star architecture

Architect and ETH Professor Miroslav Šik is representing Switzerland at this year’s architecture biennale in Venice. His exhibition entitled «And Now the Ensemble!» represents an appeal to fellow architects, builders and authorities to plan any new construction as an integral part of its environment. Pro Helvetia, responsible for Switzerland’s presence at art and architecture biennials …

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23.08.2011
Applications for support from Pro Helvetia: online only from 1 January 2012

  From 1 January 2012, applications by cultural practitioners for financial support from the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia must all be submitted in electronic form. The www.myprohelvetia.ch portal provides the necessary information as well as step-by-step guidelines on how to enter data and submit an application. The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is switching …

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25.07.2011
Miroslav Šik to represent Switzerland at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale

On the recommendation of its Biennale Jury, Pro Helvetia’s Board of Trustees has nominated Miroslav Šik for the 2012 Architecture Biennale in Venice. In the opinion of Pro Helvetia, Miroslav Šik is a strong and effective voice in the field of architecture theory and contemporary Swiss architecture. Miroslav Šik will represent Switzerland at the 2012 …

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