Orientation trips
The Mondriaan Fund organises orientation trips for visual artists and mediators to Asia, Latin America and Africa since 2004. The trips are aimed at exchange and cooperation between visual art professionals.




Patrizia Keller is the Curator and Deputy Director at Museum of Nidwalden in Switzerland, a
multidisciplinary venue, where she is primarily responsible for the artistic field. Since 2016 she has
curated and co-curated several exhibitions such as a solo exhibition with Christian Philipp Müller
(2016), a duo-show with Augustin Rebetez and Laurent Güdel (2017), a group exhibition about the
architectural magazine «archithese» with Samuli Blatter, Katalin Déer, Gregor Eldarb and Sophie Nys
(2017–2018) or «Collisions», a dual presentation of Luc Mattenberger and Max Philipp Schmid (2018)
and a solo exhibition about the photographer Leonard von Matt (2018). She is also the publisher and
creater of the publication series accompanying the shows and was in charge of the entire content
and design reorientation.
From 2014 to 2018 she held the chair of the Department of Visual Arts & Performance at the Aargauer
Kuratorium (Institution for Cultural Promotion Canton of Argovia) in Switzerland.
Prior to this, she worked at University Zurich, Art History Institute as visiting professor, at Kunsthalle
Bern, Kunstraum Baden, as a research trainee at Kunstmuseum Luzern and at Gallery Häusler
Contemporary Zurich. From 2012 to 2015 she was the curator and co-director of the non-commercial
exhibition space Trudelhaus Baden, Switzerland.
Patrizia Keller holds a PhD in History of Art from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Her research
project (2010–2015) about the promotion of fine art in Switzerland since the 1980s was funded by the
Swiss National Fund.