Acme Studios — Jannik Giger

Supporting Artists since 1972

Jannik Giger

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

 Jannik Giger, born 1985 in Basel, lives and works as a composer and video artist in Basel. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Media Arts at the Hochschule der Künst Bern, a Master of Arts in Composition at the Lucerne School of Music and a Master of Arts in Specialised Music Performance at the Basel Conservatory.

Jannik's works are performed internationally in music, film, and art contexts such as the Beijing National Centre for Performing Arts, the Swiss Art Awards, the Tonhalle Zurich, the Radialsystem Berlin and the Theatre Basel. He has worked together with the Mondrian Ensemble, Camerata Bern, Sinfonietta Basel, Ensemble Fractales, Ensemble Mosaik Berlin, and Ensemble Phoenix Basel amongst others.

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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