Acme Studios — Ina Boesch

Supporting Artists since 1972

Ina Boesch

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Ina Boesch is a cultural scholar, author and editor living and working in Zürich, Switzerland. Ina studied Ethnology, History and Journalism at the University of Zurich and completed a doctorate in Swiss history. As well as writing books on European cultural history and curating cultural projects and exhibitiions, Ina has worked for many years as a cultural editor and scriptwriter for Swiss Radio’s culture channel (Radio SRF2 Kultur) and as a lecturer in cultural studies at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). She has also worked for development organizations both in Switzerland and abroad, and has travelled to many countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia as part of this work, and for her own research.

In 2014, Ina recevied support from the Stiftung für Frauenarbeit Foundation for research in connection with her book Die Dada, which was published in 2015. Ina also curated an exhibtion around this publication, entitled Di Dada La Dada She Dada. Further publications include: Tu was du willst. Sinnsuche in Stein (2017), and Grenzfälle: Von Flucht und Hilfe (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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