mAiA GmbH

mAiA GmbH is a limited company registered and based in Zurich, Switzerland. CHE-292.073.930.


mAiA GmbH & FOA-FLUX

mAiA GmbH works in association with FOA-FLUX.

FOA-FLUX runs interregional, transdisciplinary, art-centred, practice-based, practice-led projects and activities that are part of its basic research on art.

mAiA GmbH undertakes projects emerging from FOA-FLUX research, as well as ones funded and commissioned by third parties. mAiA GmbH nurtures and builds art capability. We pay close attention to the functions, roles and modalities of art and contribute to ongoing and future socio-cultural transformation processes and to realising art potentials.


mAiA GmbH runs projects in the fields of research, R&D, action&research, education, development, production and distribution.


Who we are

mAiA GmbH brings together artists, professionals, academics, curators, researchers and vigilant citizens from all walks of life and regions worldwide who are part of the extensive global FOA-FLUX network, which is both sustainable and constantly growing. At our Zurich office, between two and five members of our team are responsible for conceptual, coordination and operational tasks.

We are passionate about what we do. Our mission is to help shape our world and life for the better. We guarantee rich multi-perspective workflows and outcomes thanks to our independent mindset, as well as our international, cross-regional and context-sensitive approaches and experiences.

We carefully assign members of our team to tailor your project to what you need to start and pursue your initiatives and undertakings.

Our founders and directors, Annemarie Bucher (FOA-FLUX) and Dominique Lämmli (mAiA GmbH and FOA-FLUX), ensure that what we do aligns with our core values.



What we value

•   Professional, reality-based and practitioner-centred approaches.
•   Multi-method and rich-media applications.
•   Inclusive, sustainable and community-oriented solutions.



We aim

We aim to collect, share, produce and contribute to the knowledge and know-how needed to work with art in social-cultural contexts.



What we do

We share our know-how about working with the arts in complex socio-cultural and transformational environments to add value to your initiatives, research, courses, team- building activities, work processes and outcomes.

Our knowledge and know-how build on the trans-regional, co-creational and collaborative working experiences we have gained over many years.

We are passionate about what we do. Our mission is to help shape our world and life for the better. We guarantee rich multi-perspective workflows and outcomes thanks to our independent mindset, as well as our international, cross-regional and context-sensitive approaches and experiences.

We carefully assign members of our team to tailor your project to what you need to start and pursue your initiatives and undertakings.

We respond situatively and context-sensitively and apply multi-stakeholder, -perspective, and -disciplinary approaches.



Our partners

We collaborate with private and public organisations, institutions, companies, schools and higher education institutions, regional opinion leaders and initiatives, individuals and groups.  

See our partner list for FOA-FLUX projects since 2008.