Acme Studios — Svenja Herrmann

Supporting Artists since 1972

Svenja Herrmann

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Svenja Herrmann is a writer and publisher based in Zurich. Svenja studied Literature and History of Law. Her literary works include The Little Wolves, 2020 and Die Ankunft der Bäume (The Arrival of Trees), 2017,

Svenja was awarded the 2007 City of Zurich Contribution Fund, 2010 Swiss Culture Literary Prize, and the 2015 Department for Culture, Zurich, Literary Prize.

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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