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Selection for 2019 Studio Residencies

Pro Helvetia is happy to announce participants of the studio residences of 2019 in Switzerland and Russia.

This year, more than 50 applicants from Russia took part in the open call. We congratulate artist Tatyana Akhmetgaliyeva, photographer and curator Anastasia Bogomolova, video artist Dmitriy Bulnygin and sound artist Alexander Serechenko.

Russian residencies are awaiting Swiss artist and photographer Anna Meschiari, poet and playwright Marina Skalova, and musician Christian Müller.

As a reminder, please note that Pro Helvetia Moscow supports three-month studio residencies of Russian artists in Switzerland and Swiss artists in Russia. These residencies help artists to learn the cultural context of another country and find new directions in personal art practices. The next open-call will be announced in early December 2018. Do not miss!

On photo: The Swiss art group “Nevercrew”. Work in progress at Satka, Chelyabinsk region, Russia

Visual Arts

Tatyana Akhmetgaliyeva

Tatyana Akhmetgaliyeva is an artist born in Kemerovo. She graduated from the faculty of monumental arts in Saint Petersburg Stieglitz Art and Industry Academy. The finalist of 2010 Kandinskiy Prize, a laureate of Sergey Kuryokhin Art Award 2015, she took part in the parallel program of the 57th Venice Biennale. Moscow Museum of Modern Arts and several …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Visual Arts

Anastasia Bogomolova

Anastasia Bogomolova is an artist, curator, lecturer, collector and photobook researcher. Born in Kazakhstan, she graduated from the faculty of journalism in Chelyabinsk State University, and took part in educational programs of «FotoDepartament». At the moment, she resides in Yekaterinburg and works in the Museum of Photography «Metenkov’s House». She has curated exhibits dedicated to …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Visual Arts

Dmitriy Bulnygin

Dmitriy Bulnygin is a video artist, filmmaker, and curator. Born in Novosibirsk, he is currently living and working in Moscow. The principal genre of his work is short film, video installation and flash animation.  In 1999-2004, he was a member of the «Blue Noses» art group. Dmitriy is the founder and director of the international …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Visual Arts

Anna Meschiari

Anna Meschiari is an artist and photographer. She was born in the Swiss canton Ticino. At the moment she lives between Switzerland, France and Berlin. Upon graduating the School of Photography in Vevey she moved to Berlin where she founded the gallery of contemporary photography «exp12 / exposure twelve». She is working on visual research, …

Country of residency: Russia

Music

Christian Müller

Christian Müller is an electronic musician, clarinetist, composer and improviser. In 1996, he graduated from the Bern conservatory. During the last twenty years he worked as an improviser, bass clarinet player, and composer. In 2000, together with Gaudenz Badrutt, he founded the duo «strøm». Both as a part of «strøm» and on his own he …

Country of residency: Russia

Music

Alexander Serechenko

Alexander Serechenko is a musician, media artist, saxophone player and programmer from Zelenograd. He graduated from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute). Since 2009, Alexander has participated in several bands including «Wrist» and «Magical Unicelullar Music», and he is actively involved with the «Ensemble of Toy Music Instruments» project and Kotä …

Country of residency: Switzerland

Literature

Marina Skalova

Marina Skalova is a poet, translator, and playwright. She was born in Moscow and studied literature and philosophy in France and Germany. Today she lives and works in Geneva where she also gives workshops to the refugees and helps them to socially adapt through literature. Ms. Skalova writes poetry in both French and German.  She …

Country of residency: Russia

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