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Artist Residency in China

Swiss Arts Council Prohelvetia Studio Residencies
China and Switzerland

The aim of the residency is:
1) To gain a broad insight into a different cultural environment
2) To establish networks
3) To contemplate new projects or collaborations with local partners and artists.

Overview Artists from Switzerland can spend a studio residency (max. 3 months) in China, and conversely, Chinese artists can spend a residency in Switzerland.
Selection criteria:
1) convincing track record: personal artistic activity above and beyond regional level
2) context-related motivation
3) adequate foreign language skills
The maximum number of residencies per person supported by Pro Helvetia is limited to three.

Application Requirements 
online application:

Facilities and Grants
The residency includes:
1) travel costs and per diem
2) accommodation (depending on the place in a classical residency space or in a flat)
3) workspace (on request)
4) professional advice and support
5) to some extent, production costs (on request)
6) health insurance (for residencies in Switzerland)

Application Deadlines