Acme Studios — Gaudenz Badrutt

Supporting Artists since 1972

Gaudenz Badrutt

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Gaudenz Badrutt is an electroacoustic musician working in the field of improvised and composed music. Gaudenz studied classical piano. His electroacoustic music is characterized by an instrumental use of computer/live sampling and electronic devices. He also works in the fields of sound and video installation and musicology.

Gaudenz is known for his collaborations with Jonas Kocher (accordion) and Hans Koch (bass clarinet, clarinet, soprano saxophone), as a solo performer, as well as one half of the electroacoustic duo Strøm. Gaudenz is currently working on projects with Ilia Belorukov, Christof Kurzmann, Kai Fagaschinski, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Frantz Loriot, Urs Leimgruber, Jacques Demierre, Alfred Zimmerlin and Daniel Studer. He has performed at the Festivals RingRing Belgrade, Music Unlimited Wels, Le Bruit de la Musique Saint-Silvain-sous-Toulx France, Sanatorium of Sound Poland, Irtijal Beirut, Zwei Tage Zeit Zürich, Transmediale Berlin, and Taktlos/Tonart Bern.

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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