Acme Studios — Dominique Lämmli

Supporting Artists since 1972

Dominique Lämmli

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Dominique Lämmli is a painter and draughtswoman who works with a rich-media approach in studio-based, collaborative, performative, site- and situation-specific contexts. She has been working for over a decade on art in global contexts and the pressure being brought to bear on existing art notions. She has run practice-based and practice-led research, art and applied projects in joint learning, transdisciplinary, and transcultural settings in Switzerland, Germany, Malawi, Bhutan, India, Hong Kong, China and elsewhere as part of the FOA-FLUX ( research.

Dominique has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a Pro Helvetia (Swiss Arts Council) Research Grant in South Africa in 2020, and a residency at the Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL) in Berlin, supported by Supported by Zürich University of the Arts and ZfL in 2016. She is currently a professor on the MA programme in Fine Art at Zürich University of the Arts and has been (guest) lecturer at the Academy of Theatre and Dance Amsterdam, Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology Bangalore, China Academy of Art Hangzhou, Chinese University of Hong Kong, LASALLE Singapore, Kensia Art College Jakarta, among other places.

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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