Acme Studios — Anna Huber

Supporting Artists since 1972

Anna Huber

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Anna Huber is a Swiss dancer and choreographer. Anna works primarily as a soloist and her works are very specific encounters with live museums and architectural sites. Her highly individualistic and formalist works raise questions of precision and perception, particularly with respect to form. In Anna’s works, the moving body becomes a living sculpture that continually and repeatedly transforms, questions, redefines and loses itself.

Anna began her choreographic research in 1993 during her engagement at the Staatstheater Cottbus. Since 2002 she has been developing a series of architecture-specific performances entitled detours, with the percussionist Fritz Hauser. In 2018, she reworked and restaged one of her most well-known pieces, unsichtbarst, which she first premiered in 1998 and toured internationally until 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

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