Pro Helvetia Shanghai promotes artistic and cultural exchanges between Switzerland and China. To raise awareness of Swiss culture around the world, they forge ties with local event organisers, develop and nurture long-term partnerships, initiate co-productions with artists from the regions concerned and organise residencies.
They aims is to encourage dialogues between Swiss and Chinese cultural practitioners and institutions, and support the exchange of knowledge and experience in the cultural field, with an initial focus on contemporary visual arts, design, architecture, music and dance.
Lucy Lu has been the Head of Pro Helvetia Shanghai since August 2018. She has extensive management experience in international cultural exchanges, having worked for British Council Beijing, as exhibition consultant for Gallagher & Associates, on the board of YYZ Artists’ Outlet in Toronto, and at Beijing World Art Museum. Lucy holds degrees in Archaeology and Interdisciplinary Information Studies.