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Pamela Rosenkranz in Venice

The 35-year-old Swiss artist Pamela Rosenkranz will be responsible for the exhibition at the Swiss Pavilion during next year’s Venice Art Biennale. >>

Five projects awarded

An international jury selected five among the 93 submissions for the «Call for Transmedia Projects»; they will be granted 10’000 CHF each. More >>

Jazz Scene on the Lake of Geneva

Pro Helvetia is supporting the Jazzfestival Cully according to a three-years agreement. From 4 to 12 April, tips will be given and names from the jazz scene announced that will delight audiences. >>

«Der unverrückbare Himmel»

A failed expedition to the South Pole in 1917 is the historical topic of the new audio-visual production of the composers’ collective «Karl ein Karl». Première: 1 April. >>

19th Biennale of Sydney

Pipilotti Rist and Ugo Rondinone among the representatives of the Swiss delegation at the Biennale of Sydney, one of the most important art platforms worldwide.>>

Promotion of photobooks

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia supports the publication of photobooks. The deadline for the applications is 1 June 2014.>>

Report on the Book Fair

In the exhibition centre and all over the whole city, more than 80 writers presented their works at over 150 events. >>

Architecture Biennale in Venice

Under the title of «Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price – A stroll through a fun palace», Hans Ulrich Obrist will present a multi-faceted project at the Architecture Biennale in Venice from 7 June to 23 November 2014. >>

Success for Transmedia-Call

Pro Helvetia’s programme «Mobile. In Touch with Digital Creation» has hit the mark. 93 projects have been submitted for the «Call for Transmedia Projects». >>


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Swiss Arts Selection

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Projects supported

Details of all funded projects



12 Swiss Books

Discover 12 newly published works of literature from all four linguistic regions, especially recommended for translation by Pro Helvetia. >>

jazz made in switzerland

The new compilation presents a sample of the contemporaty top-notch Swiss jazz scene. Order it online >>

Promotion of photobooks

The deadline for the applications is 1 June 2014. >>


Current Initiatives


In Touch with Digital Creation


Cultural Exchange in the Upper Rhine Region

Swiss Made in Russia

Contemporary Cultural Exchanges 2013-2015


Art Biennale in Venice 2013

International book fairs

Book fairs 2013

Moving Words

Swiss translation programme



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