Acme Studios — Peter Volkart

Supporting Artists since 1972

Peter Volkart

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Peter Volkart studied visual arts and filmmaking in Zurich and New York. He has made independent short films as well as documentaries for television. He has created trailers and commercial shorts and has been collaborating on numerous feature film projects as art director and editor.

Peter has run a graphic design studio in Zurich specialising in motion graphics, special effects and all kinds of mixed media productions since 2002. In addititon to working commercially Peter has exhibited work in galleries and art museums in Switzerland and abroad.

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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