Acme Studios — Luc Mattenberger

Supporting Artists since 1972

Luc Mattenberger

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Luc Mattenberger is a Swiss artist who lives and works in Geneva and Berlin. He completed his Academic Honours and Postgraduate degrees at the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) in 2007. He works essentially in the field of sculpture and installation, exploring multiple realms between man and machine, with a particular interest in the engine as vector and symbol of power.

During his career, Luc has been awarded several prizes such as the Prix de la Fondation UBS and the Swiss Art Award, and residency programs in Rome, Prague, Paris, Berlin, Marfa and London. He is co-founder and co-editor of the literary review Coma.

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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