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Call for Applications

«Open Call for Residencies: 2022»

DEADLINE

10 March 2021

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Pro Helvetia has launched a call for residencies applications aimed at cultural professionals from Switzerland and South America (e.g., artists, curators, cultural intermediaries).  Cultural practitioners from Switzerland may apply for residencies in South America, while cultural practitioners from South America can apply for residencies in Switzerland. Below you will find more information on the countries in question. The residencies have a maximum duration of three months. Pro Helvetia provides accommodation, daily allowances, professional guidance, travel expenses, a contribution towards production and material costs (on request), and a workplace (on request). Applications may be submitted once a year (application deadline: 10 March 2021) via myprohelvetia, applications must be submitted in English. The residencies provide an opportunity for inspiration, networking and project work Artists and cultural practitioners in the fields of visual arts, design and interactive media, music, literature and performing arts, as well as arts practitioners with a transdisciplinary focus, are eligible.

We are aware that the global COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to great uncertainty. Nevertheless, we would like to encourage you to apply. We will do our utmost to create suitable framework conditions and to support you in your activities and your process.  

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Convincing track record: professional activity with a national/transregional reach 
  • Context-related motivation 
  • Sufficient knowledge of English 
  • Concrete exchange project with a lasting impact 

POSSIBLE DESTINATIONS FOR CULTURAL PRACTITIONERS FROM SWITZERLAND

Cultural practitioners from Switzerland may apply for residencies in two different regions covered by Pro Helvetia. Two separate, complete applications must be submitted. A maximum of one application per person will be approved within the framework of one call for applications.

  • Argentina 
  • Bolivia 
  • Brazil 
  • Chile 
  • Colombia 
  • Equator 
  • Paraguay 
  • Peru 
  • Uruguay 
  • Venezuela 

CULTURAL PRACTITIONERS FROM THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR RESIDENCIES IN SWITZERLAND

  • Argentina 
  • Bolivia 
  • Brazil 
  • Chile 
  • Colombia 
  • Equator 
  • Paraguay 
  • Peru 
  • Uruguay 
  • Venezuela 

PARTNERS

We work with a network of organisations that can host residencies throughout and in Switzerland. We look to customise each residency according to the needs of the individual arts professional as far as possible. Residency applicants are invited to consider, but are not limited to, the below list of partner organisations.

RESIDENCY PARTNERS

ALMA ObservatoryChilemultidisciplinary
ARSENICSwitzerlandperformance
Atelier MondialSwitzerlandmultidisciplinary
Arts at CERNSwitzerlandmultidisciplinary
Ausstellungsraum KlingentalSwitzerlandvisual arts
BASE TsonamiChilesound art
CABChilemultidisciplinary
CAPACETEBrazilvisual arts
cheLaArgentinamultidisciplinary
CRA Centro Rural de ArtesArgentinamultidisciplinary
Embassy of Foreign ArtistsSwitzerlandmultidisciplinary
ESO ObservatoryChile multidisciplinary
FAAPBrazilvisual arts
FLORA ars+naturaColombiavisual arts
Galeria MetropolitanaChile visual arts
JUNTABrazilperforming arts
KioskoBoliviavisual arts
La BecqueSwitzerlandvisual arts
L´AbriSwitzerlanddance
LabVerdeBrazilmultidisciplinary
Embassy of Foreign ArtistsSwitzerlandmultidisciplinary
LoorenSwitzerlandliterature
lugar a dudasColombiavisual arts
Marcapaso PublicoColombiamultidisciplinary
NAVEChileperformance
ParUruguayperforming arts
PivoBrazilvisual arts
Plataforma LodoArgentinamultidisciplinary
Residency.chSwitzerlandvisual arts
SacatarBrazilmultidisciplinary
Sala VaziaBrazilmultidisciplinary
Salon Nacional de ArtistasColombiamultidisciplinary
UtopianaSwitzerlandvisual arts
Villa Ruffieux Résidence d'artistesSwitzerlandvisual arts