Samples 2015

The UBS Culture Foundation supports artists and cultural projects displaying a broad variety in terms of content and form, aims and target groups, as well as time frame and financial range. This is not the place for a comprehensive description of the Foundation Board's diverse activities, but in order to give the reader an impression of the UBS Culture Foundation's funding practice we list here a selection of art and culture projects that the Foundation has supported in recent years. Unless otherwise noted the project descriptions have been taken from the grant proposals and thus reflect the level of information at the time when the application was processed.

Sebastian Stadler – Visual Artist

Sebastian Stadler – Visual Artist

Sebastian Stadler, born in St. Gallen in 1988, now lives in Zurich where he works as a freelance photographer and artist. 

Foundation Hirschen Ensemble – Renovating the Facade of the Hirschen Oberstammheim

Foundation Hirschen Ensemble – Renovating the Facade of the Hirschen Oberstammheim

In 2014 the hotel Hirschen Oberstammheim in the Zurich Weinland district was awarded the label “Historical Hotel of the Year” by ICOMOS Suisse, a subsidiary organization of UNESCO focused on the preservation of historical buildings and heritage sites. 

PI Production Neuchatel – Jazz: The Only Way of Life by Jacques Mathey

PI Production Neuchatel – Jazz: The Only Way of Life by Jacques Mathey

The documentary Jazz: The Only Way of Life sounds out this musical genre by focusing on the life of an almost unknown promoter.

Anne Pitteloud – Writer and Cultural Journalist

Anne Pitteloud – Writer and Cultural Journalist 

The Geneva journalist and writer Anne Pitteloud (b. 1972) has been a member of the editorial staff of the newspaper Le Courrier since 2002 where she is responsible for the literary section.

Verein dada 100 Zurich 2016 – Zurich  dada Symposium 2016

Verein dada 100 Zurich 2016 – Zurich dada Symposium 2016

In early February 1916 an artist’s pub by the telling name of Cabaret Voltaire saw the light of day in Zurich.

Basel Madrigalists –Premiere of Sibyllen (2016) by Franz Rechsteiner

Basel Madrigalists – Premiere of Sibyllen (2016) by Franz Rechsteiner

The vocal ensemble Basel Madrigalists, founded in 1978, is one of the oldest and most prolific musical ensembles in Switzerland.