Embassy of Foreign Artists     
Mohammad Abbasi

*1977 in Shiraz, lives and works in Tehran
Residency period: October to December 2018
Actor, dancer, choreographer, filmmaker and festival director

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva
With the support of Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts council

A collective residency with Gavin Krastin and Anastasia Proshutinskaya.

Mohammad Abbasi studied theatre in…

Molly Joyce

*1992 in Pittsburgh (USA), lives and works in Pittsburgh
Residency period : October to December 2018
Composer and performer

Granted by the Republic and Canton of Geneva 

Active as a composer and performer, Molly Joyce’s music has been described as “impassioned” (The Washington Post), written to “superb effect” (The Wire),…

Gavin Krastin

*1987 in Cape Town (South Africa), lives and works between Cape Town and Grahamstown
Residency period : October to December 2018
Interdisciplinary artist and arts educator

With the support of Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts council

A collective residency with Anastasia Proshutinskaya and Mohamad Abbasi.

Gavin Krastin is an interdisciplinary artist and arts …

George Mahashe

*1982 in Bolobedu (South Africa), lives and works in Johannesburg
Residency period : September to November 2018
Photographer

«artists-in-labs South African-Swiss Residency Exchange 2018»
Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) – supported by Pro Helvetia

George Mahashe is currently an artist-in-residence of the  «artists-in-labs program»

Anastasia Proshutinskaya

*1983 in Yaroslavl, lives and works in Moscow
Residency period : October to December 2018
Curator, researcher

With the support of Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts council

A collective residency with Gavin Krastin et Mohamad Abbasi.

Anastasia Proshutinskaya acquired M.A. in Art Theory and History from Moscow State University and M.A. in Performance Studies from…