Acme Studios — Andrea Winkler

Supporting Artists since 1972

Andrea Winkler

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Andrea Winkler is a Swiss artist who creates scenic complexes that oscillate between installation, sculpture and objet trouvé. She earned a Masters in Fine Art Media from Slade School of Fine Art, London and lives and works in Berlin and Hamburg.

Andrea has had several gallery and museum exhibitions including: Radical Passivity: Politics of the Flesh, nGbK Berlin, Zin Ex; From Abstraction to Algorithm, Tabakalera, San Sebastian; Face value | transmediale festival, HKW Berlin. In 2019 she received the UBS Cultural Foundation’s award for her research on post-digitality and new materialism. In 2021, Andrea is artist in residence at TaDA, Textile and Design Alliance Ostschweiz with a solo exhibition at HMKV Dortmund.

Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Switzerland

The Landis & Gyr foundation awards studio scholarships to Swiss artists and cultural professionals in London, Budapest, Sofia and Zug. Its London-based residency partnership with Acme was established in 1987, and provides six month long work/live opportunities for ten Swiss artists per year. Artists are selected for the programme directly by Landis & Gyr Stiftung and must demonstrate a track record of achievement in their field. Over two hundred visual artists, curators, writers, musicians and composers have benefitted from the programme. Residencies are based in Stepney, E1 and are available to Swiss residents only

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