Samples 2016

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 – Visual Artist

Habib Asal, a conceptual artist born in Amman, Jordan in 1974, lives and works in Zurich.

The Bally Foundation for Family and Company History – Historical Machinery Collection

The Bally Foundation for Family and Company History – Historical Machinery Collection

In 1851 C.F. Bally founded a shoe factory in Schönenwerd in the Canton of Solothurn that was later to make his name an international brand.

RECK Filmproduktion GmbH – Mahatah: Ihr habt die Uhr – wir haben die Zeit by Sandra Gysi

RECK Filmproduktion GmbH – Mahatah: Ihr habt die Uhr – wir haben die Zeit by Sandra Gysi

"Mahatah: Ihr habt die Uhr – wir haben die Zeit" is a documentary film about time, a look at the rhythm of cultures.

Fundaziun de Planta – Scientific Appraisal of the Historical Collections of the Biblioteca Rumantscha

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

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Twenty-seven years after the death of the writer Hermann Burger (1942–1989), a hitherto unpublished manuscript was discovered among his papers in the Swiss Literary Archives in Berne: It was Burger's first novel, Lokalbericht.

Camerata variabile – Composition Grant for Isabel Klaus, Mischa Kaeser, Silvan Loher and Dominik Blum

Camerata variabile – Composition Grant for Isabel Klaus, Mischa Kaeser, Silvan Loher and Dominik Blum

A piano trio, a string quartet, a wind quintet – Camerata variabile is all of those.