Acme Studios — Leo Hofmann

Supporting Artists since 1972

Leo Hofmann

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Leo Hofmann creates and performs music theatre pieces, performances, installations and radio plays. His pieces are characterized by a multisensory approach to music, that includes visual, social and performative aspects. Thereby he investigates new approaches of making, playing and sharing music. He combines aesthetics of radio drama, experimental music and a pinch of electronica. An ongoing collaboration connects him with the director Benjamin van Bebber, with whom he initiated the research and production platform [in]operabilities.

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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