Acme Studios — Gertrud Leutenegger

Supporting Artists since 1972

Gertrud Leutenegger

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Gertrud Leutenegger, born in Schwyz in 1948, has been publishing novels, essays, poems and plays since 1975; a work for which she has received numerous awards. She lived for many years in the Italian part of Switzerland, today she lives in Zurich.

Gertrud's novels include Late Guests (2020), Matutin (2015), and Panic Spring (2014), among others. She has received the Roswitha Prize in 2014, and was also shortlisted for the Swiss Book Prize and the German Book Prize in 2014.

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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