Acme Studios — Richard Reich

Supporting Artists since 1972

Richard Reich

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Richard Reich, born 1961, worked as a sportswriter and cultural editor for Neue Zürcher Zeitung and other papers. He was the founder and first director of the Zurich Literaturhaus. Since 2005 he directs, together with Gerda Wurzenberger, the multilingual international collective writing project Schulhausroman / Roman d’école and since 2015 the Junges Literaturlabor Zurich, involving up to hundred other writers. Richard is the author of 5 books.

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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