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wemakeit Ticino – as radiant as Christa Rigozzi and as determined as Lara Gut – opens its doors for artists, inventors and creative minds. From Valle Levantina to Mendrisio – take a look at all the projects here. Curious? For your wemakeit project, we’ll be on hand with help and advice: You get tailor-made feedback on your campaign and we will be available to you with our expertise making sure your campaign will hit it off!

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Environment, Community, and Politics

Indigene Lobbyreise und Film

Die Zerstörung des Amazonasregenwaldes ist dramatisch. VertreterInnen von indigenen Gemeinschaften wollen in Europa und Nordamerika über die prekäre Lage aufklären und Lösungen diskutieren.
by Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker, Geneva, Rome, and Paris
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109% funded
CHF 16’453 pledged
9 days to go
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Kids / Youth and Community

Primarschule Scuola Aurea

Wir gründen eine Primarschule in der alle Talente eines jeden Kindes anerkannt und entwickelt werden in der Überzeugung, dass aus der persönlichen Selbstentfaltung das Wohl aller entspringt.
by Scuola Aurea, Biasca
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6% funded
CHF 3’305 pledged
27 days to go
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Sport, Community, and Music

Music Ride 4 Hope

MR4H ist eine Schweizer Radrundfahrt über 1’700 km mit 20 Etappen; dabei engagieren sich Menschen aus der Musik- und Sportwelt gemeinsam über 3 Wochen für die Arbeit der Stiftung Greenhope.
by Tom Alemanno, Grono and Lugano
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4% funded
CHF 460 pledged
24 days to go
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Environment, Film, and Tourism

La Suisse vue du ciel

Ce projet consiste à tourner une série de 26 vidéos d’une durée de 3 - 5 min chacune. Nous nous rendrons dans tout les canton de suisse pour y tourner les images les plus époustouflantes.
by Zian Chevalley and Antoine Correvon, Rivaz, Lugano, and Davos
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3% funded
CHF 200 pledged
19 days to go
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Film and Festival

OtherMovie Festival 2017

We are a non-profit working group promoting, from Lugano and right across the Italian part of Switzerland, the art of film making in its multifarious nuances and components.
by Other Movie, Lugano
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1% funded
CHF 50 pledged
8 days to go
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Photography and Publishing

South of no North

Noi siamo il paesaggio che creiamo. E il paesaggio che creiamo parla del nostro passato, del nostro presente e può svelarci il nostro futuro. South of no North è un progetto fotografico.
by Igor, Lugano
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112% funded
CHF 4’490 pledged
39 backers
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Art, Exhibition, and Community

Un autre regard

Die Ausstellung präsentiert Kunstwerke von fünf zeitgenössischen Künstlern aus Syrien und dem Jemen, die einen alternativen Blickwinkel auf das Geschehen in ihrer krisengeplagten Heimat bieten.
by Senso in Arte, Fribourg and Bellinzona
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160% funded
CHF 2’560 pledged
32 backers
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Music

«Am Habsburger Hof»

«Am Habsburger Hof»/Wien 1660-1690: A Musical Journey. Help us to create our first CD recording!
by Girandole Armoniche, Bruneck
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100% funded
EUR 3’006 pledged
30 backers
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Performing Arts

Performance The scent of imprints

I Patom Theatre gives life to poems of the avant-garde author Daniil Kharms. The play The scent of imprints deals with social issues such as poverty, injutice and absurdity of human daily lifes.
by I Patom Theater, Locarno and Milan
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100% funded
EUR 3’011 pledged
36 backers
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Art, Environment, and Exhibition

Kristall-Wunderkammer

Eine einzigartige Ausstellung im Sasso San Gottardo über die Schönheit der Schweizer Bergkristalle, deren Entstehung, dem Strahlerberuf und der Verarbeitung zu einzigartigen Kunstwerken und Schmuck.
by Kristall-Wunderkammer / Camera delle Meraviglie, Andermatt, Airolo, and Uri
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104% funded
CHF 31’350 pledged
31 backers
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Performing arts and Community

freedom of speechless

«freedom of SPEECHLESS« is a physical theater performance with no words that deals with one of man’s most basic rights – the right of free speech. The performance is a Swiss-Israeli co-production.
by More Productions, Biel/Bienne, Lichtensteig, and Verscio
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100% funded
CHF 6’322 pledged
67 backers
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Startup and Music

Stagend.com

We’ve been told it wasn’t possible from Switzerland. So we started to build it…A platform to book live entertainers. With your help, we’d like to make it grow in Switzerland and beyond.
by Stagend.com, Lugano, Zürich, and Lausanne
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110% funded
CHF 16’540 pledged
79 backers
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Food and Fair Trade

Crowd Container #2

Crowd Container #2 kommt aus Sizilien! Du bestellst direkt bei den ProduzentInnen und erfährst, was hinter deiner täglichen Portion Pasta, Olivenöl und Tomaten Sugo steckt...
by Crowd Container, Zürich, Camporeale, and Syracuse
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130% funded
CHF 65’185 pledged
391 backers
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Music

SJSO in giro!

Das Schweizer Jugend-Sinfonie-Orchester (SJSO) plant zum ersten Mal in seiner Geschichte eine Konzertreise nach Italien: In Venedig und Florenz soll Schweizer Musik erklingen!
by Schweizer Jugend-Sinfonie-Orchester (SJSO), Florence and Venice
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101% funded
CHF 20’280 pledged
51 backers
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Music

Verso Suelto: nuevo disco

Estamos encantados de poderos ofrecer nuestra opera prima!En este álbum encontrareis una interpretación muy personal de los grandes clásicos de la música latinoamericana.
by Verso Suelto, Monte Carasso, Lausanne, and Barcelona
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124% funded
CHF 7’446 pledged
84 backers
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Food and Publishing

My Nonna’s heritage

A book about the south of Italy. A book about its food and culture. Read about my Nonna’s heritage and be prepared to fall in love with Bella Apulia and its many delicious delicacies.
by Mélanie Hangartner, Saint Gallen and Alberobello
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150% funded
CHF 15’060 pledged
156 backers
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Performing arts, Environment, and Community

Uataueist Project

The Project:1)Creation of the show PLASTIKKATTI using recycled material.2)One month workshop with the students of KATTAIKKUTTU SANGAM.3)Creation of a collective show with the students.
by UATAUEIST, Kanchipuram, Bengaluru, and Verscio
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104% funded
CHF 6’273 pledged
60 backers
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Games

My Mighty Crystals

Colorful board game with funny 3D characters for the whole family.
by BigEyes, Locarno
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126% funded
CHF 1’261 pledged
10 backers
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Agriculture

Britos-Granja La Orientala

Sustain an Organic farm in Uruguay. A project to do more and better. To demonstrate that – thanks to your support – an alternative production system is feasible, appreciated and livable.
by Britos, Montevideo and Lugano
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120% funded
CHF 19’200 pledged
131 backers
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Community

SOS Acero-Ökodorf

Geldmittel sammeln für: Anwaltskosten, Beratung, Organisation und Förderung von Veranstaltungen, um das restliche Kapital zu erreichen, das benötigt wird, um das Acero-Ökodorf von Contone zu erwerben.
by Acero, Contornina
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101% funded
CHF 15’164 pledged
68 backers
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Community

Arcobaleno Estate 2016

Das Projekt besteht in der Organisation einen «Tag der offenen Türen» von das Ferienlager Arcobaleno, die in diesem Sommer in Mogno nehmen!
by Colonia Arcobaleno, Bignasco
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113% funded
CHF 1’137 pledged
10 backers
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Performing Arts

Antigone – StilleWasser

«Antigone-Fragments of a Myth»: the collective StilleWasser gives once again life to this rebellious figure by incorporating to Sophocles’ text the expressiveness of dance and movement.
by STILLEWASSER, Locarno, Biel/Bienne, Lugano, and Zürich
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112% funded
CHF 8’987 pledged
87 backers
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Sport and Community

Les petits pas d'un lutin

32 étapes et 488 km à pieds avec un lutin sur le dos et le pactage tiré à l’aide du carrix! De Porrentruy à Mendrisio, dénivellation: 18200 m. Au profit du Refuge la bouche qui Rit à Martigny !
by Rossana Scalzi, Porrentruy and Mendrisio
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111% funded
CHF 3’580 pledged
53 backers
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Music

The Black Heidis – CD

Nous sommes un groupe tout au féminin du sud de la Suisse. Venez nous soutenir pour cette aventure: la réalisation de notre super CD!
by The Black Heidis, Orselina
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103% funded
CHF 5’678 pledged
42 backers
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Performing Arts

Silent Pact

A Physical Theatre Performance of two young actress (Pl, CH), and an external eye of a french director. Dance, mime and object theater combined visual effects. To make it possible we need your help!
by Dodo Cabegna, Bern, Biel/Bienne, and Locarno
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104% funded
CHF 6’285 pledged
49 backers
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Art and Design

ZZZ Press – printing atelier

Una stamperia specializzata in fanzine, poster e self-publishing! Con il tuo aiuto a Lugano.
by ZZZ PRESS, Lugano
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118% funded
CHF 3’330 pledged
28 backers
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Food

Birrificio Drunken Sailors

Une passion viticole qui se transforme en brasserie!
by Mama, Lugano
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105% funded
CHF 14’208 pledged
46 backers
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Film

Sott’Acqua (Sous l’eau)

Valentina, une jeune fantôme de 15 ans, voit son univers s’écrouler lorsque son frère Dino, lui bien vivant, débarque à la maison avec sa première petite amie.
by AudreyBersier, Lausanne and Laveno-Mombello
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132% funded
CHF 6’630 pledged
49 backers
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Literature and Publishing

Specimen Editorial Project

Specimen is an online multilingual literary review that through translation gives voice to the multifaceted contemporary world.
by Babel Festival, Bellinzona
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102% funded
CHF 5’126 pledged
33 backers
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Technology, Community, and Journalism

Radio Gwendalyn

Help Radio Gwendalyn to become everybody’s radio: a year of radio programs committed to local culture, alternative music, minorities and ethnic groups.
by Radio Gwendalyn, Chiasso
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113% funded
CHF 33’950 pledged
278 backers
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Community and Music

Inclusion by Soundbeam

Soundbeam is the instrument to integrate disabled people into a band of professional musicians and stage actors. The Foundation Provvida Madre, since 2010, hosts a cutting-edge music workshop.
by Maurizio Rocca, Mendrisio, Chiasso, and Lugano
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110% funded
CHF 4’438 pledged
18 backers
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Photography and Art

Dreams from my magic lamp

A collection of gentle, moving photographs full of poetic flourish and propelled by a slow, shuffling groove, «Dreams from my Magic Lamp» feels like you are witnessing preserved innocence ...dreaming.
by Elena Givone and one world foundation, Zürich, Turin, and Vienna
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101% funded
EUR 8’597 pledged
110 backers
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Fashion and Design

#seriagraph

That’s Seriagraph. A fashion line designed with nerds, vintage and hipster graphics, vectorial hand designed. Made in cotton and waterink, respecting the environment and your body.
by Davide Patriarca, Torricella-Taverne
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104% funded
CHF 8’361 pledged
70 backers
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Art

Witz

We would like to realize a performance project that sets the Dada movement in today’s context, exploring the ever-changing world with irony and critical sense.
by Alessio Guano - Atelier97, La Spezia
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100% funded
EUR 1’502 pledged
6 backers
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Music

Make Plain & GOS Band

Your support allows the realization of a unique spectacle, which permits Make Plain & GOS Band to bring the sound of Swiss Stone on to the stage. New Album in may.
by Make Plain & GOS, Mendrisio and Bioggio
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100% funded
CHF 15’077 pledged
47 backers
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Performing arts and Music

Création CD un bout de toi

Le Trio Tsatsali fête ses un an, et comme cadeau, un premier album! Après une première tournée estivale en Italie et un travail de mise en scène, ce pétillant trio féminin continue son ascension!
by trio tsatsali, Saint-Juéry, Toulouse, and Bologna
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101% funded
EUR 3’555 pledged
45 backers
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Environment and Agriculture

Viva la Fisgiora!

Wir holen ein altes Tessiner Monti aus dem Dornröschenschlaf. Mit deiner Hilfe blühen alte Natursteinterassen wieder auf, erhält eine Imkerei neuen Schwung, wird altes Handwerk gelebt und vermittelt.
by Mareika und Tom Schäfer Wizemann, Biasca
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103% funded
CHF 25’960 pledged
58 backers
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Music

Rimini- mit dä Vespa as Meer

Mit der Vespa über den Julier bis nach RIMINI. Wir haben den Soundtrack dazu geschrieben.
by TWO OUT LOUD, Rimini and Zurich
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100% funded
CHF 10’010 pledged
27 backers
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Performing arts, Dance, and Music

Room 306

A live multimedia performance, involving audiovisual projection, dance, music composition and poetry. First cut will be presented in Piazza Manzoni, Lugano, on August 22, 2015.
by Masnàda Associazione, Lugano
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103% funded
CHF 5’912 pledged
69 backers
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Music

OutSouth CD Release and Tour

«One thought can produce millions of vibrations». Be a part of this thought and support us to publish our second album and to plan our release tour in Switzerland and Italy.
by Out South, Lucerne and Palermo
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105% funded
EUR 3’165 pledged
51 backers
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Music

Me & Marie-Album Production

Supporte ME & MARIE und werde Teil des ersten Albums! Album vorbestellen und coole Goodies erwerben oder dir eines der exklusiven Erlebnissen mir der Band sichern! Be part of it!
by ME & MARIE, Munich, Bolzano, and Scuol
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125% funded
EUR 12’512 pledged
128 backers
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Festival and Music

Bellinzona Blues Sessions

The Blues is back in Town! Bellinzona Blues Sessions 2015 (Summer Edition) is a Festival Open Air which take place from 25th to 27th June 2015, Piazza Governo – Bellinzona.
by COOPASO, Bellinzona
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112% funded
CHF 5’635 pledged
60 backers
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Art

Kenyan Roots@Biennale

Supporting the native Kenyan-Swiss artist,Yvonne Apiyo Brändle-Amolo with financial aid needed to realise and transport her contemporary art to the Art Olympics, Biennale in Venezia 2015
by Apiyo, Venice
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106% funded
CHF 4’250 pledged
30 backers
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Publishing, architecture, and Exhibition

Lifting the Curtain

The impressive Central European Architecture of the past 100 years is a rather unknown topic. «Lifting the Curtain» wants to change that with an exhibition and a book.
by Lifting the Curtain, Vienna, Warsaw, and Venice
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102% funded
EUR 3’072 pledged
40 backers
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Music

Nakaruga – Terramorpher

Cyber Metal / Djent band Nakaruga exclusively releases limited edition of new album «Terramorpher» on May 4th. Pre-order a digipack with exclusive gift getting early release benefit.
by Nakaruga, Lugano
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101% funded
CHF 2’837 pledged
53 backers
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Dance, Festival, and Music

TI/Street/Art 2015

TI/Street/Art 2015 is a festival of urban culture created by the Urbanova association and focused on the multiple forms of art and sports which originate and develop in urban environments.
by Urbanova Associazione, Lugano
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103% funded
CHF 5’180 pledged
32 backers
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Music

Uncle Joe’s Space Tour 2015

Final Step is a Tessiner band, that plays quality music into the progressive-jazz scene since 2003. In 2015 organizes a TOUR to present its new album «Uncle Joe’s Space Mill».
by Associazione Vibrisse, Riva San Vitale
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103% funded
CHF 5’165 pledged
27 backers
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Music

Mycelia – Studio Recordings

Support your friendly guy-next-door pals of Mycelia in recording their first studio album at RealSound Studio in Parma, Italy, and receive some awesome and unique rewards.
by Mycelia, Zurich and Parma
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110% funded
CHF 5’541 pledged
46 backers
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Literature

Novemberschreiben

Im November 2008 schrieb ich 30’000 Worte in 30 Tagen zu meiner Midlife-Crisis. Inspiration war das Novemberschreiben. So ist meine Erzählung «Verkehrte Welt» entstanden, die jetzt in Druck soll.
by Anna Esposito, Denpasar, Rome, and Bürglen
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106% funded
CHF 6’375 pledged
38 backers
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Music

City Circus First Album

City Circus is about Rock! We are going to record our first album in Lugano for a release beginning of 2015. In order to achieve this project we need your support. Bring on the music!
by City Circus, Geneva and Lugano
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102% funded
CHF 6’170 pledged
74 backers
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Music

EP #dirtytweet

We are a young hard rock band from Ticino and we are going to enter the studio for the production of our second EP: #dirtytweet. Help us to fulfill our project and keep rock’n’roll alive!
by Pink Jelly Bean, Locarno
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113% funded
CHF 5’656 pledged
37 backers
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Music

Lyrical Psycho 2 Doppelalbum

Der italienische Rapper Doppia erre trifft auf den Bassmusic-Producer Taiken. Zusammen arbeiten sie am zweiten Album von Doppia erre «Lyrical Psycho 2» ein Doppelalbum!
by Zona 167 Produzioni, St Gallen and Lecce
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103% funded
CHF 4’650 pledged
24 backers
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Photography

Continente Inospitale

Le photographe représenté par l’agence Strates souhaite aujourd’hui se rendre en Sicile afin de continuer un cycle documentaire commencé en 2010 sur la question de la migration en Europe.
by Clovis Paul, Messina, Catania, Syracuse, and Mineo
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101% funded
CHF 4’330 pledged
27 backers
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Music

«Quartetto Noûs»

Support the first Quartetto Noûs’s CD!
by Quartetto Noûs, Cremona
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127% funded
EUR 2’550 pledged
20 backers
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Music

A van for the band

We are a rock band that has been on the road for 10 years in small smelly cars. Now we are getting bigger and we need a van to take our music all over Europe. Please Support US!!!
by Yari, Lugano
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107% funded
CHF 3’230 pledged
49 backers
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Film

Nini

L’histoire retrouvée de Nini Pietrasanta et Gabriele Boccalatte. Un film documentaire entre amour et montagne.
by La Fournaise et DOK MOBILE, Jovencan
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106% funded
CHF 2’130 pledged
16 backers
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Film and Music

Stämpf Video & Doku

Stämpf New Video and Doku! Moon & Stars, Piazza Grande Locarno, Support von «Die Toten Hosen». Was geht ab bei einem solchen Mega-Event? Hier lüften wir das Geheimnis!
by Stämpf, Locarno
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123% funded
CHF 3’700 pledged
34 backers
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Photography and Publishing

Chernobyl – Remember the aftermath

I would like to continue my photographic project about Chernobyl, started in 2011, and publish it as a book.
by Marco Cortesi, Lugano
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116% funded
CHF 4’670 pledged
34 backers
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Photography and Film

andrea garbald fotografo

Andrea Garbald war der erste Fotograf des Bergells. Dank eines Zufalls wurde sein Nachlass auf einem Estrich gefunden. Anhand seiner Bilder entdecken wir das Bergell neu.
by r-film, Chiavenna and Maloja
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105% funded
CHF 15’824 pledged
49 backers
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Food and Music

Jesce sole

Tarallucce – ein traditionelles, neapolitanisches Brotgebäck und ein Ensemble, das mit viel Temperament Witz und Charme süditalienische Volksmusik erklingen lässt.
by Tarallucce - musica napoletana, Zurich and Italy
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100% funded
CHF 5’020 pledged
24 backers
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Art and Exhibition

Columna Ad Finem Mundi

Die nächsten 15 Tage entscheiden darüber, ob Pfyn – die «Kulturhauptstadt der Schweiz» mit einer antiken römischen Säule aus Rom das «Ende der Welt» in Pfyn markieren kann. Helft mit, diese Aktion zu verwirklichen!
by Alex Meszmer u. Reto Müller, Pfyn and Rome
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107% funded
CHF 5’370 pledged
23 backers
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Literature, Publishing, and Design

The missing books

After a touring exhibition with stops in Zurich, Locarno and Geneva, we are now realising the book which sums it all up – 1946, 1947, 1948. The missing years of the most beautiful Swiss books.
by Corina Neuenschwander und Roland Früh, Zurich, Geneva, and Locarno
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106% funded
CHF 4’786 pledged
68 backers
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Film and Music

«Italiano» Videoclip

Verhilf De Luca & the Dubby Conquerors ihren Traum zu erfüllen. Mit deiner Hilfe ermöglichst du uns nicht nur das Drehen eines professionellen Musikvideos, sonder kannst dafür tolle Geschenke abräumen!
by De Luca, Zurich and Italy
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100% funded
CHF 3’000 pledged
16 backers
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Film

Heidi goes Alfa

Wehmütig ging ich jeden Tag an einem alten, ausgehölten Alfa Romeo vorbei, bis ich den Entschluss fasste, ihn zu restaurieren. Danach habe ich alle Besitzer des Alfas seit 1973 aufgesucht und daraus einen Film gemacht.
by Heidi, Zurich and Rome
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115% funded
CHF 6’350 pledged
44 backers
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Fashion, art, and Design

Wanderbag

Support Wanderbag and help to increase the sensitivity for ecological questions.
by Cindy Heller, Zurich, New York, and Rome
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150% funded
CHF 6’010 pledged
24 backers

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