Acme Studios — Sabine Schaschl

Supporting Artists since 1972

Sabine Schaschl

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Sabine Schaschl, director of Museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich since 2013, is an art historian and curator of exhibitions on contemporary art and classical modernism, as well as an author and editor of academic publications and catalogs.

From 2001 to 2013, Sabine was director of Kunsthaus Baselland in Muttenz, Basel. Her work as a curator has encompassed exhibitions on socially relevant topics (e.g. Dada Differently, On the Metaphor of Growth and Cooling Out: On the Paradox of Feminism) as well as solo exhibitions on international artists, such as William Kentridge, Etel Adnan, Cerith Wyn Evans, Marlow Moss, Tomás Saraceno, Omer Fast, Javier Téllez, Laurent Grasso, Gal Weinstein and Sharon Ya’ari. Sabine Schaschl is a member of several art committees and juries, and was named Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Republic in 2010. In 2007, she received the Swiss Federal Award for Art and Art Mediation at the Swiss Art Awards.

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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