Building communities through culture and the arts

We are excited to announce that Anne-Catherine Sutermeister has joined the team as Head of Community Engagement, Arts & Training Programmes for Switzerland.

Anne-Catherine brings a wealth of experience and expertise in arts management and cultural policy, coupled with a dedication to enriching educational initiatives in these fields.

Her work in cultural organisations (Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne, Bibliothèque cantonale universitaire de Lausanne, Théâtre du Jorat), in higher education (La Manufacture in Lausanne and HEAD-Genève), in cultural policy (Canton of Berne, Pro Helvetia Foundation Board, State of Valais), and as a consultant and trainer (MAS in cultural management at the University of Lausanne/Geneva, University of Basel and University of applied sciences Winterthur), reflects her deep commitment to the strategic realignment of cultural institutions, ensuring that internal values, both organizational and artistic, fortify the overall operational frameworks.

Her dedication heritage appreciation demonstrates her innovative perspectives, emphasizing the importance of incorporating living traditions and intangible heritage into contemporary strategies for building a sustainable and solidarity-based world that prioritises artists working conditions, ecological sustainability and mental health.


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