Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency
Sandra Hughes is a writer from Lucerne who lives with her family in Allschwil near Basel. She has written novels for adults and stories for children, including the titles Lee Gustavo (2006), Maus im Kopf (2009), Zimmer 307 (2012) and Fallen (2016), The Roof (2019).
In 2013 Sandra received the cultural award of the canton of Basel-Landschaft for literature.
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.