Acme Studios — Matto Kämpf

Supporting Artists since 1972

Matto Kämpf

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Matto Kämpf is a writer, spoken word performer and an actor in the SRF television comedy Experiment Schneuwly. He was the supporting actor in the film Let the Old Ones, 2017, and made guest appearances on the comedy show Late Update, March 10 2019, the talk show Aeschbacher, June 19 2014, and the Comedy from the Laboratory, August 2012.

Matteo’s published books include, Aunt iguana, 2018, Today is rest day, 2016, The raven father, 2010. He was awarded the 2007 Prix Trouvaille of the Literature Commission of the Canton of Bern for his book Animal Stories. Matteo also wrote and directed the film 4000. He is a member of Die Gebirgspoeten and Trampeltier of Love.

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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