Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency
Katharina Rosenberger is a Swiss composer and sound artist. Much of her work manifests in an interdisciplinary context, confronting traditional performance practices of how sound is produced, heard and seen. Her compositions, installations and interdisciplinary stage work have been featured at festivals such as the Warschauer Herbst, Wittener, Tage für neue Kammermusik, Heroines of Sound, Berlin, KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen, Hannover, Weimarer Frühlingstage, ZeitRäume Basel, Musikfestival Bern, Tage für Neue Musik, Zürich, Festival Archipel, Geneva, CH, Festival Les Musiques, Marseille, Shanghai Electronic Music Week, October Contemporary, Hong Kong, as well as in many concert series throughout Europe and the United States.
Katharina is a recipient of the 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship. In the past, she has been awarded with the Hellman Fellowship, the Sony Scholar Award, and the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung Commission for her composition Gesang an das noch namenlose Land. Her installation work VIVA VOCE and Room V won the Mediaprojects Award / Sitemapping of the Swiss Federal Agency (OFC), Bern. Her portrait CD TEXTUREN with the Wet Ink Ensemble, released on HatHut Records, has been awarded the prestigious Copland Recording Grant and was selected for the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Bestenliste 4_2012.
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
For more information visit lg-stiftung.ch.