Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship


Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship is a platform for research and development as well as support and education in the fields of aesthetics and economy. It is a cross-regional project with reach throughout Switzerland.

Artistic freedom, transdisciplinary thinking, a sense of social relevance and a high degree of personal responsibility are all qualities that are particular characteristics of artists, designers and musicians, and now such qualities are increasingly relevant for the sought in the diverse world of markets. A combination of entrepreneurship and aesthetics not only gives way to new fields of work for creators, but it also helps develop new areas of responsibility that necessitate critical design as well as artistic practice and thinking.

The competence field Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship with its reflective practice comes into play here: in terms of art and design-driven progress, entrepreneurial skills and mind sets are demanded for an aesthetic and political outlook that can counterbalance trends focusing on profitability.