Andreas Heusser is the founder and director of the NO SHOW MUSEUM, the world's first museum of nothing. Its collection includes around 400 works by more than 120 international artists.
Andreas Heusser is the founder and director of this international literary festival which annually takes place for the duration of a week in the Old Botanical Garden in Zurich. The Festival is jointly presented by the Literaturhaus Zürich and Kaufleuten, the two major venues for literary events in Zurich.
Andreas Heusser is a founding member and Co-Director of this Project Space for Performing and Transdisciplinary Arts in Zurich. Several artists collectives from different artistic fields (film, music, dance, literature, performance) are involved and contribute with weekly events and performances to the public programme of the venue which also includes research and workshops.
From 1.2011 until 12.2013, Andreas Heusser was the program director of Kaufleuten, one of the most renowned clubs and cultural venues in Switzerland. He was responsible for the curation and implementation of around 200 cultural events per year, including concerts by international artists and bands, readings, podiums and cabaret events.
In 2005, Andreas Heusser converted his artist studio at Elisabethenstrasse 14a into a cultural venue, where he staged 3-4 events per month until 2011, including a program cinema (Kino im Atelier) and the legendary concert and performance series "Mikro". As program director of Kaufleuten (2011-2013) he continued to curate and create different formats and series.
In 2009, Andreas Heusser initiated and established the Freiraum-Stipendium, an international Artist-in-residence program which is open to artists from all disciplines. Until today he is a committee member.
In 2001, Andreas Heusser founded together with Marc Rychener the interdisciplinary artist collective index based in Zurich. With index he organized a number of concert series, performances and festivals.