BINZ39

Sihlquai 133, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

BINZ39 has been promoting young artists in Zürich for over 30 years, and provides 32 studios, 7 of which are as stipends given to visual artists rent-free for 2 years. For many years BINZ39 has organized extensive artists-in-residence exchange programs in Switzerland and abroad. The foundation was one of the founders of ResArtis, an international network of aritsts studios creating contacts around the world.

From 1990 to 1995 Levy was president of ‘ARTEST’ a project of EDA (Swiss Foreign Ministry) financing an international exchange program for visual artists between Switzerland and ex-communist eastern Europe. ARTEST was for many artists, who later became famous, the first opportunity to work and exhibit abroad. This program has now been reactivated by the ‘Friends of BINZ39’.

Apart from Zurich the foundation ran a cultural center in Scuol (Engadine) for many years. This center included the property was given a new foundation ‘Fundación NAIRS’ in 2005, and has received the financial support of the canton of Grisons.

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Country : Switzerland
City / Town : Zurich
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