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

Artists in Residence

These are our current and past artists in residence.

February & July 2020 | Multi-Disciplinary

Meloe Gennai | Residency

Meloe Gennai is a Geneva-based poet, performer, actor and advocate for minority rights. They will be on residency in Cape Town to connect, exchange and collaborate with other poets of mixed heritage and explore different histories and identities.

Country of residency: South Africa

January - February 2020 | Multi-Disciplinary

AFRICA, WHAT’S UP? | Festival Residency

The AFRICA, WHAT’S UP? residency and showcase, co-curated by SHAP SHAP with CUSS and Tidiani N’Diaye, will once again take place during the Antigel Festival in Geneva.

Country of residency: Switzerland

February 2020 | Multi-Disciplinary

Dominique Lämmli | Research Trip

Swiss artist, researcher and educator Dominique Lämmli will be on a research trip in Johannesburg to explore connections with local colleagues in the context of her Art in Action work.

Country of residency: South Africa

February 2020 | Dance

Agathe Tamo Djokam | Residency

Agathe Djokam Tamo is a Cameroonian dancer and choreographer with background training in hip-hop dance, which informs her current style of movement. Her work engages with and transcends life’s complexities.

Country of residency: Switzerland

February - April 2020 | Literature

Amin Senser | Residency

Swiss writer and poet Armin Senser will be on residency in Johannesburg from February until May. During his time in the city, he says that he intends to write a book about his childhood.

Country of residency: South Africa

January - March, 2020 | Visual Arts

Andile Buka | Residency

Andile Buka is a self-taught film photographer living and working in Johannesburg. He describes his work as a conduit for storytelling as he navigates different spaces and life. He will be on residency at Atelier Mondial in Basel from January to March 2020.

Country of residency: Switzerland

December 2019 & February 2020 | Music

Sarah Elena Müller & Orakle Ngoy | Research Trips

Congolese slammer Orakle Ngoy (Kinshasa) and Swiss musician Sarah Elena Müller (Bern) pursue their musical collaboration during research trips in both countries. Their music is a raw, technoid and improvised invocation, a search for maximum confrontation with minimal means.

Country of residency: DRC, Switzerland