Acme Studios — Nadia Schneider Willen

Supporting Artists since 1972

Nadia Schneider Willen

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Nadia Schneider Willen is a freelance curator based in Zurich. She has been President of the Federal Art Commission since 2012 and was a member since 2007. Nadia worked as a conservator for modern and contemporary art at the Musée d'art et d'histoire in Geneva and directed and curated the Kunsthaus Glarus (2001-2007).

Nadia has curated numerous exhibitions with international and Swiss artists, including Gillian Wearing, Julika Rudelius, Jim Shaw, Tobias Zielony, David Thorpe, Jeanne Faust and Peter Piller. Her curated group exhibitions include Keywords and the power of eloquence Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz 2012 and Salon distingué - household items in good company Museum Langmatt, Baden 2014.

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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