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.
Habib Asal – Visual Artist
Habib Asal, a conceptual artist born in Amman, Jordan in 1974, lives and works in Zurich.
Fundaziun de Planta – Scientific Appraisal of the Historical Collections of the Biblioteca Rumantscha
The Chesa Planta in Samedan is a regional cultural center that offers a many-sided cultural program consisting of exhibitions, concerts, lectures and other events in the fields of literature, music, art and film.
Forum Schlossplatz – Exhibition Lokalbericht: Hermann Burgers Romanerstling
Twenty-seven years after the death of the writer Hermann Burger (1942–1989), a hitherto unpublished manuscript was discovered among his papers in the Swiss Literary Archives in Berne: It was Burger's first novel, Lokalbericht.