Pro Helvetia has launched its annual open call for residency applications.
Residencies aim to foster creative exchange between artists and cultural practitioners in Switzerland and their counterparts in Southern, East, Central and West Africa. Residencies serve to gain inspiration, to establish networks and to work on projects.
WHO CAN APPLY
Cultural practitioners from Southern, East, West and Central Africa can apply for residencies in Switzerland (all possible countries are listed on our website).
The residency programme is open to artists and cultural practitioners (curators, writers, etc.) working in the fields of visual arts, design and interactive media, music, literature and performing arts, as well as arts practitioners with a transdisciplinary focus.
WHAT IS COVERED
Pro Helvetia provides accommodation, travel costs, a daily allowance, professional guidance, a workplace (on request) and a contribution towards production/material costs (on request).
- Convincing track record: professional activity with a national / transregional reach
- Context-related motivation
- Sufficient knowledge of English
- Concrete exchange project with a lasting impact