Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch


Find out more about our current and past artists-in-residence:

28 October - 12 November 2022 | Visual Arts

Kabelo Malatsie

Photo credit George Mahashe Kabelo is a curator and organiser living in Bern. She recently became director of Kunsthalle Bern (April 2022). Her ongoing curatorial research project explores the exhibitionary mode as unlikely starting points that place incongruous practices together, to instigate other ways of making and reading the world we inhabit. As an organiser …

Country of residency: Pakistan, India

15 October - 5 November 2022 | Visual Arts

Marc Lee

Photo courtesy the artist Marc Lee focuses on real-time processed, computer programmed audio visual installations, AR, VR and mobile apps. He reflects on critically creative, cultural, social, ecological and political aspects. His work has been shown in major Museums and new media art exhibitions including: ZKM Karlsruhe, New Museum New York, MMCA Seoul, ISEA Gwangju, …

Country of residency: Pakistan

5 October-3 November | Music

Thomas Burkhalter

Photo courtesy the artist Thomas Burkhalter is an anthropologist/ethnomusicologist, AV-artist, and writer from Bern (Switzerland). He is the founder and director of Norient, the Norient Space (Norient.com), and the founder and strategic director of the Norient Festival. He co-directed documentary films (e.g. “Contradict”, Berner Filmpreis 2020 + Al-Jazeera Witness) and AV/theatre/dance performances, is the author …

Country of residency: Bangladesh, India

3 October, 2022-1 January 2023 | Music

Gilles Grimaître

Gilles Grimaître Photo credit: Didier Jordan Gilles Grimaître is a pianist, keyboardist, composer, performer and curator active in the field of contemporary creation, based in Bienne, Switzerland As pianist he is a member of the ensembles Collegium Novum Zürich, L’Imaginaire, Ensemble Lemniscate, Duo Orion and performs regularly with international ensembles and orchestras. He also founded …

Country of residency: India

1 October -31 December 2022 | Literature

Ujjwala Maharjan and Yukta Bajracharya

Ujjwala Maharjan and Yukta Bajracharya performing. Photo credit: Danish Center for Culture and Development Ujjwala Maharjan is a poet, educator and co-founder of Word Warriors, a spoken word poetry collective in Nepal, founded in 2010. Her art and teaching practice have been grounded in and influenced by her lived experiences along with what she has learnt …

Country of residency: Switzerland

1 October - 30 December | Visual Arts

Ankur Yadav

Ankur Yadav is an artist and researcher based in Rajasthan, India.  His practice is ever-evolving and nomadic, traversing various issues and concerns in a continual journey of finding methods and materials for producing multiple forms of subjectivities of sustenance. Recently, engaging with people, stories, and incidents within the community have become critical to his practice, …

Country of residency: Switzerland

September 2022

Elise Luong

Elise Luong (she/her) is French-Vietnamese-Australian. Raised in Melbourne, she holds a BFA in Photography & Video Arts from Belgium. Based in Hanoi since late 2016, she works as an art manager, writer, event manager & communication designer. In 2012, when based in Brussels, she co-founded the not-for-profit organisation Undecided Productions (UP). Since moving to Vietnam, …

Country of residency: Switzerland

September - November 2022 | Music

Ruhail Qaisar

Ruhail Qaisar is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist and producer from Ladakh, India. His work focuses on sound art and experimental filmmaking. He has been performing all over India since 2016 under his previous moniker Sister and his death-metal band Vajravarah. As a musician, he explores the confines of memory, intergenerational trauma, and the operational swarm …

Country of residency: Switzerland

4 - 21 September 2022 | Visual Arts

Rohini Devasher

Rohini Devasher has trained as a painter and printmaker, and works in a variety of media including, video, prints and site-specific drawings. Her films, prints, sounds, drawings, mappings the antagonism of time and space; walking the fine line between wonder and the uncanny, foregrounding the ‘strangeness’ of encountering, observing and recording both environment and experience. …

Country of residency: Switzerland


DJ MoCity

DJ MoCity aka Mo is an award-winning selector, promoter and co-founder of South Asia’s first online community radio – Boxout.fm. Born and raised in Baghdad, he spent his early days as a hip-hop loving teenager in New Delhi. Mo is now an experienced musical tastemaker, fostering creative communities across Asia and the Middle East. A …

Country of residency: Switzerland