Acme Studios — Isabelle Zürcher

Supporting Artists since 1972

Isabelle Zürcher

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Isabelle Zürcher is an art historian, journalist, editor and publicist. She is interested in the relationship between art and culture and its use of language for communication. Previously, Isabelle worked as a research associate at the School of Art, Basel University.

Her publications include Pays de Rêve: The Art of the Kronenhalle Zürich, 2019, and When Attitudes Escape Form Kunsthalle Basel 1969-1970, 2006. She has made numerous catalogue and book contributions including, Christine Streuli: Bumblebee, 2006, Heiko Blankenstein: Drawings, 2009; Judith Albert, 2018, and The Eyes of the Picture; Portraits from Fragonard to Dumas, 2017.

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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