Acme Studios — Co Streiff

Supporting Artists since 1972

Co Streiff

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Co Streiff is an alto and soprano saxophonist based in Johen, near Zurich, Switzerland.

Since 1983, Co has started numerous groups and projects including Arkadas, Kadash and Tobende Ordnung and has had long standing collaborations with pianist Irène Schweizer as well as groups such as Canaille. She was previously a member of the Vienna Art Orchestra and took part in several international tours with theatre group Federlos.

She is currently focussing on her own bands and projects, such as Co Streiff - Russ Johnson - Quartet, Co Streiff Solo, Duo with Irène Schweizer, Duo with Chris Wiesendanger, Root Down Bigband with Tommy Meier, and Objects Trouvés with Tom Varner.

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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