Acme Studios — Anne-Julie Raccoursier

Supporting Artists since 1972

Anne-Julie Raccoursier

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Anne-Julie Raccoursier is an artist working with installation and video. Her work is engaged with gender difference, identity, entertainment culture and its rituals, as well as the art of displacement. She received her Masters in Fine Art, Critical Studies from California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles in 2003.

Anne-Julie has presented solo video installations internationally, including Wireless World, Contemporary Edition Center / BAC in Geneva, 'Non-stop fun', Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne, Woodstock in Katharinen, St. Gallen, and Crazy Horse, oT Space for Current Art, Lucerne. She was awarded the Vaudois cultural prize, 2014, Laureate of the Federal Art Competition, 2008, 2005, Young Art Mobiliar Prize, 2005. Anne-Julie also co-wrote with Christian Höller the book Time Action Vision: Conversations in Cultural Studies, Theory, and Activism. She is associate professor at HEAD Genève and her academic research focusses on alternative pedagogy, feminist studies, media and youth culture.

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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