WHO WE ARE
Nicolas Cilins is an artist and filmmaker who lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland. His works have been shown in museums, film festivals and theatres.
In 2018, he was awarded the Swiss Art Award and the Prix Irène Reymond.
From 2019, he is a « Crossing Borders » fellow at the Robert Bosch Foundation and the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin.
Artist & Performer
Yan Duyvendak is an artist and theatre director who lives in Geneva and Marseille. He has produced numerous creations and performances at major venues in Europe and beyond, gradually becoming a point of reference in Swiss and European art.
Yan Duyvendak’s video pieces are featured in numerous public and private collections. In 2010 he received the most prestigious Swiss award for contemporary art, the “Meret Oppenheim Preis”.
Nataly Sugnaux Hernandez
Since 2003, Nataly Sugnaux Hernandez has been working as administration, production and tour promotion manager for several companies, including Alexandra Bachzetsis, Dorian Rossel, Jaques Demierre, the SOIREE project (Brussels/Zürich), Yan Duyvendak... In 2008 she founded the association Morris Mendi in order to bring together all her principals, support the projects of young artists and set up a "statute division" in order for social security contributions to be included in artist contracts.
In July 2018, she became the co-director of the Grütli Theatre in Geneva along with Barbara Giongo.
ADMINISTRATION AND PRODUCTION
Production and communication
Production Dreams Come True Genève
Coproduction La Bâtie-Festival de Genève; far° Festival des Arts Vivants, Nyon; Marche Teatro/Inteatro Festival – Ancona, Pour-cent culturel Migros
Supports République et canton de Genève, Ville de Genève, Pro Helvetia - fondation suisse pour la culture, Crédit de la Confédération destiné à l’intégration, Fondation meyrinoise du Casino, Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation, Fondation Leenaards, Fondation Ernst Göhner, Bureau de l’intégration des étrangers BIE, Fondation JTI, fondation sesam, Ville de Versoix, Ville de Bernex, Ville de Satigny, Fondation suisse des artistes interprètes - SIS, Loterie Romande, CORODIS, Fondation du Jubilé de la Mobilière
Special thanks Daniela Almansi, les Amis de La Bâtie, Patrick Falconnet, Christophe Girod et Katia Zenger de l’Hospice Général Genève, Cie Gilles Jobin, Théâtre de l’Usine, FLUXUM Fondation