Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency
Luiza Stettler is a literary critic who was appointed "Bookman of the Year" from the Swiss Booksellers and Publishers Association (SBVV) for her literature programmes on Radio DRS1. She has been presenting books on Radio DRS for 23 years and is a member of the literature department of Swiss Radio and Television (SRF). Stettler has won the Bern Radio Award, as well as and awards for her portrait of the singer Arlette Zola.
Stettler's journalistic work begun in 1981 in the culture department of the Berner Zeitung. She moved to Radio DRS1 in 1988, to work on Siesta and Espresso, the background program Doppelpunkt. In the 1990s, she also hosted the women's magazine Lipstick on Swiss television.
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
For more information visit lg-stiftung.ch.