artasfoundation, the Swiss foundation for art in conflict regions, initiates its own art projects, accompanies their realisation and studies how providing room for art can promote conflict mediation and peacebuilding. It is an independent, politically unaffiliated, active foundation. Financed by private contributions, it was established in 2011. The foundation

As part of the process of reconstructing society in the wake of wars and violent conflicts, artasfoundation initiates art projects and accompanies their realisation. Art and Peacebuilding

artasfoundation explores ways in which diplomatic conciliation processes and peacebuilding mediation can be supported by specific artistic interventions. Art and Peace Mediation

artasfoundation networks people and organisations involved in peacebuilding and conflict mediation by means of art. It studies this field of activity and reflects on its own practical work. Research and Networking

artasfoundation is a recognised Swiss charitable trust, which is monitored by the Federal Authority for Foundations. The foundation enjoys the trust of public institutions and its work is financed by various granting foundations and interested individuals. We invite you to support artasfoundation as a friend or sponsor, optionally within the context of a particular project.

We do appreciate any support you may be able to give. No contribution is too small and each donation is valuable and welcome. Donate