BEDIGLIORA, CASA ATELIER BEDIGLIORA, CANTON TICINO

RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

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name of institution: Fondazione Casa Atelier Bedigliora
address: Ruth Gantert, Sihlfeldstrasse 20
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city: 8003 Zürich
canton: Ticino
country: Switzerland
phone: +41 44 461 55 28
fax:
email: rgantert@bluewin.ch
website: www.fcab.ch

STUDIO

name of studio: Casa Atelier Bedigliora
address: Via Vignòra 10
postcode, city: casella postale 6, 6981 Bedigliora
canton: Ticino
phone: +41 91 608 13 45
email: rgantert@bluewin.ch
website: www.fcab.ch
geographical location, how to get there: A small, beautiful village near Lugano (by train to Lugano, then by train to Ponte Tresa or Magliaso, and then by bus to Bedigliora)
language area: Italian (and german)
number of studios: 2
rooms, description: Pictures on our website: One very large room on second floor, two rooms on first floor, simply furnished with the essential. Balcony on each floor, garden
exists since: 2001
remarks: At the end of the stay, there is usually an event (exhibition, performance…)

CONTACT

name: Ruth Gantert
phone: + 41 44 461 55 28  / + 41 78 454 34 95
email: rgantert@bluewin.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: 100 CHF/month if possible (for internet, water, electricity)
additional grant:
amount:
financed by:

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by: Fondazione Casa Atelier Bedigliora
appilcants: women artists
art disciplines: all disciplines
age: over 50
duration of stay: 3 months

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges:
financed by: Fondazione Casa Atelier Bedigliora (private foundation)

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Loco, Villa Rosa, Canton Ticino

RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

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name of institution: Villa Rosa
address: Pezze 3
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city: 6661 Loco
canton: Ticino
country: Switzerland
phone: +41 79 613 02 69
fax:
email: Johannes.ruehl@gmx.net
website: casadirosa.ch

STUDIO

name of studio: Villa Rosa
address: Pezze 3
postcode, city: 6661 Loco
canton: Ticino
phone: +41 79 613 02 69
email: Johannes.ruehl@gmx.net
website: casadirosa.ch
geographical location, how to get there: via Locarno (by train), public bus to Loco from Locarno

by car see google maps: Pezze 3, 6661 Loco, Schweiz

language area: Italian
number of studios: 2
rooms, description: fully equipped apartment, kitchen, sleeping room and two multifunctional rooms (piano), more sleeping space is available in the neighborhood, large garden, a small church nearby can be used as rehearsal room. The residency is also ideal for working groups
exists since: 2020
remarks: The studio is an old house (1611) kept almost in it’s simple original status (see website)

CONTACT

name: Johannes Rühl
phone: +41 79 613 02 69
email: Johannes.ruehl@gmx.net

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: 20 CHF / night and person, + energy, + final cleaning (50 CHF)
additional grant: none
amount:
financed by:

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by: the resident owner (neighborhood)
appilcants: there are no formal selection criteria and timelines 
art disciplines: our guests are mainly musicians and writers, but we are open to all disciplines
age: no limit
duration of stay: some days up to maximum one month

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges: none
financed by: private

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ALMENS, ATELIERHAUS PARDIENI, CANTON GRISONS

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution:   Atelierhaus Pardieni Almens
address:   Pardieni 6, CH-7416 Almens
PO box (post office box):  
Aterlierhaus Pardieni Almens
Adelheid Hanselmann
Pardieni 6
postcode, city:   CH – 7416 Almens / GR
canton:   Grisons
country:   Switzerland
phone:   +41 79 391 16 73
fax:    
email:   ad.ha@bluewin.ch
website:   www.adelheid-hanselmann.ch

STUDIO

name of studio:   Atelierhaus Pardieni Almens
address:  
Atelierhaus Pardieni Almens
Adelheid Hanselmann
Pardieni 6
postcode, city:   CH – 7416 Almens
canton:   Grisons
phone:   +41 79 391 16 73
email:   ad.ha@bluewin.ch
website:   www.adelheid-hanselmann.ch
geographical location, how to get there:  
Almens is one oft he most beautiful villages in Domleschg, located at 800 meters above sea level. The Domleschg is one of the sunniest areas in northern Graubünden.
Next motorway exit about 8 km away. The next train station is Thusis, from there a Postbus connection every hour (25 minutes).
No-motorists are preferred
language area:   German
number of studios:   1
rooms, description:  
The studio apartment consists of a studio (approx. 35 square meters), a living room,
3 bedrooms (5 beds), a kitchen, 1 bathroom, 1 toilet. The two balconies face south-east 
and south-west
exists since:   2020
remarks:   The studio apartment is currently not suitable for stays in winter

CONTACT

name:  
Atelierhaus Pardieni Almens
Adelheid Hanselmann
Pardieni 6
CH – 7416 Almens
phone:   +41 79 391 16 73 
email:   ad.ha@bluewin.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents:   CHF 600 / month
additional grant:  
amount:  
financed by:  

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by:   Adelheid Hanselmann and Peter Killer
appilcants:   single artists or working teams
art disciplines:   visual arts, architecture, design, curators, teachers, literature etc.
age:   no restrictions
duration of stay:   2 month until 6 month

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges:  
financed by:  

 

     
     

 

     

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LA TOUR DE PELIZ, LA BEQUE, CANTON VAUD

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: La Becque | Artist residency
address: Chemin de la Becque 1
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city: 1814 La Tour-de-Peilz (VD)
canton: Vaud
country: Switzerland
phone: +41 21 973 25 13
fax:
email: info@labecque.ch
website: www.labecque.ch

STUDIO

name of studio: same as above
address:
postcode, city:
canton:
phone:
email:
website:
geographical location, how to get there: lakeside, take bus 201 from Vevey direction Villeneuve, stop «La Becque»
language area: french
number of studios: 8 live-work spaces, 4 extra studios, 1 workshop studio
rooms, description: 80 sqm. independant and fully equiped live-work apartments, workshop studio with basic tools, 37 sq.m. studios to share.
exists since: 2018
remarks:

CONTACT

name: Luc Meier
phone: 0041 21 973 25 13
email: info@labecque.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: none
additional grant: yes
amount: 1500CHF per month
financed by: La Becque | Artist Residency

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by: jury of La Becque (members on the website)
appilcants: yearly Open Call on the Website (usually in March), professional artists
art disciplines: all disciplines
age: since 23 years old
duration of stay: 3 or 6 months

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges: rent, extra charges The foundation owns the buildings
financed by: Fondation Françoise Siegfried-Meier

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GUARDA, CHASA TOREL, CANTON GRISONS

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: Chasa Torel
address: Plazzetta 57
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city:  7545 Guarda
canton:  Grisons
country:  Switzerland
phone:  +41 79 624 89 67 (Flurina Badel)
fax:
email:  badelsarbach@hotmail.com
website:  http://torel.ch/

STUDIO

name of studio:  Chasa Torel
address:  Plazzetta 57
postcode, city:  7545 Guarda
canton:  Grisons
phone:  Switzerland
email:  badelsarbach@hotmail.com
website:  http://torel.ch/
geographical location, how to get there:
Guarda, Engiadina Bassa, Canton of Grisons
You can get there easaly by public transport, bus stop “Guarda, cumün“
language area: Rumantsch
number of studios: 1
rooms, description:
Residency with one room: study, bedroom, private bathroom.
Well-equipped kitchen, washing machine and large garden for shared use, parking next to the house.
Specials on request, for example extra beds or tables. There are also two large corridors and a huge barn in the house, which can be used in many ways and are also suitable for events, workpresentations and exhibitions.
exists since: 2019
remarks: The Chasa Torel in the small sunny mountain village of Guarda offers a familiar but concentrated atmosphere for creative retreat.

CONTACT

name: Flurina Badel and Jérémie Sarbach
phone: +41 79 624 89 67
email: badelsarbach@hotmail.com

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: 450.- the week, 1’000.- the month (for 1 person). Price reduction for longer stays possible by arrangement (e.g. for doctoral students and postdocs or for members of the AdS).

We accommodate artists with less financial resources whenever we can.
additional grant: Not yet but we are working on it. Additional grant to your own requests.
amount:
financed by:

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by: jury of Chasa Torel – 
 cv, examples of completed works of actual dates, a project outline for the stay and a letter of motivation
appilcants: thinkers of any kind, writers, artists who need time and space to pursue a project
art disciplines: no restictions
age: no restictions
duration of stay: 1week to 6 months max.

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges:
financed by:  agreement

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BERN, ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE-WOHNUNG STADTGALERIE, CANTON BERN

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: Stadt Bern, Kultur Stadt Bern, Stadtgalerie
address: Waisenhausplatz 30
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city: 3011 Bern
canton: Bern
country: Switzerland
phone: +41 31 321 76 47
fax:
email: stadtgalerie@bern.ch
website:

STUDIO

name of studio:  Artist-in-Residence-Wohnung Stadtgalerie
address:  Waisenhausplatz 30
postcode, city:  3011 Bern
canton:  Bern
phone:
email:
website:
geographical location, how to get there:  city | train
language area:  German
number of studios:  1
rooms, description:  4-room apartment
exists since:  1999
remarks:  cultural exchange with different foreign cities and institutions

CONTACT

name: Director Stadtgalerie
phone: +41 31 321 76 47
email: stadtgalerie@bern.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: depending on the scholarship
additional grant:
amount:
financed by:

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by: partner institutions or direct request at its own expenses
appilcants: artists
art disciplines: without restrictions
age: without restrictions
duration of stay:  from 3 days onwards

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges:  none
financed by:  Kultur Stadt Bern

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PECCIA, CENTRO INTERNAZIONALE DI SCULTURA, CANTON TICINO

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura
address:
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city:  6695 Peccia
canton:  Ticino
country:  Switzerland
phone:  +41 91 755 13 04
fax:  +41 91 755 10 34
email:  info@fondazionescultura.ch
website:  www.fondazionescultura.ch

STUDIO

name of studio:  Centro Internazionale di Scultura
address:
postcode, city:  6695 Peccia
canton:  Ticino
phone:  +41 91 755 13 04
email:  info@centroscultura.ch
website:  www.centroscultura.ch
geographical location, how to get there:  by car or by bus. Peccia is 38 km away from Locarno. Peccia is a mountain village in the middle of the Ticino Alps. The professional quality and the special ambience characterised by the impressive and natural beauty of the upper Maggia valley offers ideal conditions for getting immersed in the world of the plastic arts.
language area: italian
number of studios: 5
rooms, description: Each scholarship holder will have an apartment in the artists’ house which is located in the village centre of Peccia. There are six residential units in this house. Each unit has its own shower/toilet and a small kitchenette. The house also has a large kitchen and dining area for communal use. The scholarship holders are expected to cater for themselves. Internet connection is available: WLAN
exists since:  under construction – opening 2020
remarks:  Every year from 2020, the Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura will award scholarships to artists who are dedicated to three-dimensional work. Length of stay: beginning of May to the end of October. Five artists will be selected by the jury, to live and work at the CIS. The scholarship is CHF 1500.00 per month. The artists will have at their disposal a personal studio, a shared work area with a 20-ton crane and three workshops equipped with all the necessary tools and materials for work with stone (marble), wood and metal etc. They will live in individual apartments in the artists’ house which is located in the village centre of Peccia. Please send digital applications every year by 31st March to the following address: info@centroscultura.ch

Further information: www.centroscultura.ch/call-for-artists

CONTACT

name:  Alex Naef / Almute Grossmann-Naef
phone: +41 91 755 13 04
email:   info@centroscultura.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: The scholarship holders are expected to pay for their own journeys to and from Peccia. The scholarship holders are expected to cater for themselves.
additional grant:  The Fondazione grants financial support of CHF 9000.00 (as at 05/2020) for each scholarship. Payment is made in monthly instalments at the beginning of each month, starting at the beginning of May of the scholarship year (6x CHF 1500.00: six monthly payments of CHF 1200.00 and the remaining CHF 1800.00 on departure, provided there are no claims on the part of the FIS. The scholarship holders are responsible for day to day expenses in Peccia.
amount:  CHF 1500 each month (May to October)
financed by:  Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by:  Five artists will be selected by the jury, to live and work at the CIS.
appilcants: Professional 3-D artists may apply for a studio scholarship after completion of their studies at recognised university/academy. Recommended are 1-2 years professional experience and exhibitions of their work. Three-dimensional artists with no formal education may apply if they have been working as artists for at least five years and have exhibited their works publicly (in galleries, art spaces, museums) or have been able to exhibit three of their works in a public space.
art disciplines:  3-D arts / Sculpture
age:  There is no age limit for applicants.
duration of stay:  May to October

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges: In addition, the Fondazione covers the stated costs of materials, up to CHF 3000.00, and pays CHF 2000.00 per scholarship holder (as at 05/2020) for transporting the works created in Peccia.
financed by:  Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura

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DORNACH, KLOSTER DORNACH, CANTON SOLOTHURN

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: Kloster Dornach
address:  Amthausstrasse 7
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city:  4143 Dornach
canton:  SO
country:  CH
phone:  061 705 10 80
fax:
email:  info@klosterdornach.ch
website:  www.klosterdornach.ch

STUDIO

name of studio:  Kloster Dornach
address:  as above
postcode, city:
canton:
phone:
email:  info@klosterdornach.ch
website:  www.klosterdornach.ch
geographical location, how to get there:  2 minutes from SBB Station Dornach-Arlesheim
language area:  German
number of studios:  1
rooms, description:  former monastery cell, today hotel room. Single room
exists since:  1676 / 2017
remarks:  Kloster Dornach is a former capuchin monastery, a order of poverty and mendicant,
 order of reform of the Franciscan. Since some years a modern company with the 
 three sections “Restaurant/Hotel”, “Culture” and „Church“. Own cultural program of 
 concerts and exhibitions and since 2018 a residency with the title of „Aussteigen-
 auf-Zeit“” for artists and cultural activists, scientists. Without care and without studio,
 a hotel room (former monastery cell with desk).

CONTACT

name:  Barbara van der Meulen
phone:  vandermeulen@klosterdornach.ch
email:  078 885 28 02

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents:  none
additional grant:
amount:
financed by:  foundation Kloster Dornach

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by:
appilcants:  artists and cultural activists, scientists
art disciplines:  all
age:  no restrictions
duration of stay:  10 days

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges:  –
financed by:  foundation Kloster Dornach

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MONTRICHER, THE JAN MICHALSKI FOUNDATION FOR WRITING AND LITERATURE, CANTON VAUD, CH

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: The Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature
address: En Bois Désert 10
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city: 1147 Montricher, VD
canton: Vaud
country: Switzerland
phone: + 41 21 864 01 01
fax:
email: jessica.villat@fondation-janmichalski.ch
website: www.fondation-janmichalski.com/en/

STUDIO

name of studio: “treehouses”,  Fondation Jan Michalski
address: En Bois Désert 10
postcode, city: 1147 Montricher, VD
canton: Vaud
phone: + 41 21 864 01 01
email: guillaume.dollmann@fondation-janmichalski.ch
website: www.fondation-janmichalski.com/en/residence-pour-ecrivains/ 
geographical location, how to get there: The easiest way to come to the Foundation is by car. By rail to the Morges-Montricher Train Station then you can join the Foundation:by electric bike  Electric bikes are available at the Montricher Train Station. For the connexion between the Station and the Foundation use only! To obtain the lock PIN code, you can reach the welcome desk  from Tuesday to Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm: 021 864 01 01.by bus MBC bus, line 743 (Monday to Friday only), from the Montricher Train Station to Montricher(the Grand Faubourg stop
language area: french
number of studios: 7
rooms, description: The hanging treehouses are suspended as from a canopy, with six overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps and a seventh facing the Jura mountains. An eighth treehouse is a communal space where residents can cook in the kitchen or relax in the living room.
exists since: april 2017 
remarks:
As 2019, a percentage of the residences in 2020 will be dedicated to nature writing, a form of fiction or creative non-fiction that raises awareness of nature, prepares for a sustainable way of living, and helps to better understand socio-environmental interconnections and the impact of human actions on nature.
Applications for 2020 residences are open until 15 of September 2019. Forms are available in the section “How to become a resident”

follow each step and send all of the requested documents.Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications can be submitted in English or in French.

CONTACT

name:  Guillaume Dollmann    
phone:  –
email: guillaume.dollmann@fondation-janmichalski.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

residence conditions: Residents are allocated one of the seven ‘Treehouses’ for as long as they need to complete their writing project. This ‘Treehouse’ allows them to live independently. For projects in pairs, a separate Treehouse will be assigned to each of the selected candidates. We have one Treehouse available for people with reduced mobility. Please specify any reduced mobility needs in the ‘comments’ box in the ‘your stay’ section of the application form. Residents’ travel costs to and from their home address will be covered by the Foundation.Residents are granted a monthly allowance of CHF 1200. The Foundation provides breakfast and lunch for residents and the village has a small grocery shop.Electric bikes are available for residents.Montricher train station, with regular connections to Morges, is situated two kilometers from the Foundation.Residents have free access to the library during the day.Residents are free to participate in cultural activities organized by the Foundation.
additional grant:  –
amount: monthly allowance of CHF 1200.
financed by: Foundation

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by:
appilcants: Applications will be assessed based on three criteria: the quality of the project, the candidate’s professional background and whether or not the duration of the stay matches the scope of the project. Beginners’ applications are assessed based on the quality of the project and the motivation they are able to convey in their application.A panel of experts chaired by Mrs. Vera Michalski-Hoffmann will make a decision on all applications.Selected candidates will be contacted individually and a period of residence will be suggested. Only selected candidates will be notified.Reasons for non-selection will not be provided by the panel.
art disciplines: Residences are available for all types of writers engaged in literary creation. While we give priority to writers and translators, we are also open to any other discipline as long as writing is at the heart of the project. Stays in the Jan Michalski Foundation can be granted for individual projects or projects in pairs. For example: writer-translator, writer-other discipline, writer-writer etc.
age: 18-99
duration of stay: Two week-, one-, two-, three- or six-month stays are available. The length of stay should match the scope of the project. The period applied for is a request only, and the Jan Michalski Foundation reserves the right to offer another period depending on availability.

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges:  –
financed by:  –

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MONTREUX, AIR-MONTREUX, CANTON VAUD (CH)

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: artists in residence air-Montreux
address: Rue du Petit-Chêne 5
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city: 1820, Montreux
canton: Vaud
country: Switzerland
phone:
fax:
email: contact@air-montreux.ch
website: www.air-montreux.ch

STUDIO

name of studio: air-montreux
address: Rue des Anciens Moulins 22
postcode, city: 1820, Montreux
canton:  Vaud
phone:
email:
website:
geographical location, how to get there: at the lake of Geneva, by public transport, train, bus
language area:  french
number of studios:  1
rooms, description: atelier on two levels, with kitchenette and bathroom  total surface : 45m2 + balcony 5m2
exists since:  2018
remarks:

CONTACT

name:
phone:
email: contact@air-montreux.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: travel costs
additional grant: CHF. 1’500 / per month
amount: CHF. 8’250
financed by: association air-montreux / ville de Montreux / embassy of Mexico / Fondation du Casino de la Barrière / sponsors /

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by: selection procedure by a commission of evaluation  composed by experts in contemporary art
appilcants: Mexican resident or Mexican citizenship
art disciplines: Visual arts (painting, photography, sculpture, installations…)
age: until the age of 50
duration of stay: 5.5 months

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges: CHF. 6’330
financed by: association air-montreux / ville de Montreux / embassy of Mexico / Fondation du Casino de la Barrière / sponsors / donators

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