Embassy of Foreign Artists     
Orchestra of Spheres

Nell Thomas *1981 in Wellington (New Zealand) / Daniel Beban *1977 in Stratford (New Zealand), both live and work in Wellington
Residency period : July to September 2019
Musicians, composers

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva

Nell Thomas & Daniel Beban are musicians and sound artists from Wellington, New Zealand. They collaborate on numerous…

Shailesh B.R.

*1986 in Segara (India), lives and works in Dehli
Residency period : April to June 2019
Artist

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva

Shailesh BR did his Bachelors in Fine Arts from Charmarajendra Academy Of Visual Arts – CAVA, Mysore before going on to complete his post graduation from Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda. His practice is grounded on the …

Hilary Balu

*1992 à Kinshasa (République démocratique du Congo), vit et travaille à Kinshasa
Période de résidence : avril à juin 2019
Artiste

En collaboration avec Pro Helvetia Johannesburg

Hilaire Balu Kuyangiko a obtenu un diplôme en beaux-arts à l’Académie des beaux-arts de Kinshasa et collabore avec Kin Art Studio (KAS). Après avoir obtenu…

Lotte Meret Effinger

*1985 in Berlin, lives and works in Berlin
Residency period : January to March 2019
Artist and designer

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva 

Lotte Meret Effinger’s projects and collaborations range from video, publishing, installation, performance to curating and writing. The main focus of her artistic practice is to analyze the effects of digital…

Hend Samy Elbalouty

*1987 in Giza (Egypt), lives and works in Cairo (Egypt)
Residency period : January to March 2019
Art Director, dancer and choreographer

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva 

Hend Samy Elbalouty graduated in 2009 from The Higher Institute of Cinema at the Academy of Arts in Cairo specializing as an Art Director and Costume Designer, she then started …

Aziz Hazara

*1992 in Wardak, Afghanistan, lives and works in Kaboul
Période de résidence : tba
Artist

In collaboration with Pro Helvetia New Delhi

I am interested in questions of identity, memory, conflict and migration in the context of power relation, geopolitics, panopticism and particularly how these four shape the human condition at large. How body as a site develops

Tidiani N'Diaye

*1988 in Mopti (Mali), lives and works in France and Mali
Residency period : October to December 2019
Choreographer

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva

After 4 years of training in Donko Seko dance center directed by Kettly Noël in Bamako, Tidiani won in 2009 the first prize of the Donkelaw Ball organized by the French Institute of Bamako and Donko Seko…

Passepartout Duo

Christopher Salvito *1992 in New Jersey (USA) / Nicoletta Favari *1992 in Negrar (Italy), both live and work in Berlin
Residency period : July to September 2019
Musicians, composers

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva

Ever since they began collaborating in 2015, the musicians of Passepartout Duo have been known for their tireless advocacy of new music,…

Yves Sambu

*1980 in Lukula (DR Congo), lives and works in Kinshasa
Residency period : April to June 2019
Artist

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva

Yves Sambu graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa (DR Congo). He presented solo exhibitions at the Schauspeilhaus in Graz (Austria), the Belluard Bollwerk International Festival in Fribourg (Switzerland),…

Angela Stiegler

*1987 in Munich, lives and works in Munich and Berlin
Residency period : tba
Visual artist and works with sculpture, video and performance

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva 

Angela Stiegler shows the human body as a digitally sculptural image of human actions and human affect. Stiegler is demonstrating that within the horizon of contemporary…

Hu Zi

*1981 in China, lives and works in Shanghai
Residency period : April to June 2019
Artist

In collaboration with Pro Helvetia Shanghai

Hu Zi graduated from The Department of Comprehensive Painting at the China Academy of Art with M.F.A. (2007). During her exchange as a student at École des Beaux-Arts de Paris (2006) she had a residency at the Cité internationale…