Acme Studios — Christof Rösch

Supporting Artists since 1972

Christof Rösch

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Christof Rösch is an architect, artist, curator, and co-founder and Artistic Director of Foundation NAIRS Contemporary Art Centre, Switzerland, which offers an international artist residency programme, gallery and culture laboratory that hosts interdisciplinary discussions and events in Engadine.

Christof received his degree in Fine Arts from Basel University where he was also a lecturer between 1987-1995. Previously he directed 'Schigliana Architects Switzerland' studio with the architect Rolf Furrer. In 2017, Christof was awarded the Graubünden Acknowledgment Prize for his work as an architect, artist and the cultural programming of Foundation NAIRS.

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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