Acme Studios — Isabell Teuwsen

Supporting Artists since 1972

Isabell Teuwsen

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Isabell Teuwsen is a writer and theatre critic based in Zürich. Isabell studied architecture at the Technical University of Berlin and Theatre Studies and German at the University of Cologne. These periods of study were followed by a two-year traineeship at the Kölnische Rundschau. From 1974-1998, Isabell wrote for the Zürcher Tages-Anzeiger, initially focusing on the independent scene and youth theatre. At the time she was also writing for the magazine Woche, the Schweizerischer Beobachte, and Musik & Theater. In 1998, Isabell started a permanent position as the theatre critic for Sonntagsblick, before dedicating herself to freelance journalism for outlets such as the Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

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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