Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency
Peter Weber is a Swiss musician and writer. He started writing while living in Zurich after leaving school. His first literary success was the novel Der Wettermacher (The Weathermaker), published by Suhrkamp in 1993, followed by Silber und Salbader (Suhrkamp, 1999) and Die melodielosen Jahre (Suhrkamp, 2007). Peter has received many literary awards, including the Alemannischer Literaturpreis in 2008.
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.