Acme Studios — Charlotte Hug

Supporting Artists since 1972

Charlotte Hug

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Charlotte Hug is a Swiss musician, composer, media artist, and visual artist.

In her work Charlotte blends viola and vocals using high falsetto, vibrating glottal sounds, multi-phonics, and language-like articulation. She seeks to develop instrumental and vocal techniques to form a unique tonal language. Hybrids of visual art and musical notation form the basis of Charlotte’s artistic work and research.

Charlotte has developed open concepts and conducted the SPIO São Paulo Improvisers Orchestra, and the KIO the Krakow Improvisers Orchestra. She has performed as soloist, composer and conductor at major festivals in Europe, the United States, Latin America, Canada, South Africa, Russia and China. Her works and room-scores have been played by the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Ensemble SuperMusique Montréal, Via Nova Choir Munich, Lucerne Festival Orchestra, and the Dance Company FATC Johannesburg.

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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