Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency
Till Brockmann is a film writer and critic based in Switzerland. Till studied History, Japanese and Film Studies at the University of Zürich, where from 1993 to 2000 he worked as an assistant at the seminar for Film Studies, and from 2001 as a lecturer in the Philosophy Faculty. Till has worked as a film journalist and film critic since 1995, mostly for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. From 2001 to 2002 he worked on a research and exhibition project at the Zürich University of Art and Design on the relationship between the Indian mainstream cinema Bollywood and Switzerland.
Since 2003, Till has been a lecturer in Film History and Audiovisual Theory at the European Film Actor School (EFAS), Zürich. Since 2007 he has also lectured in Film History at the F + F, School for Art and Media Design Zürich. Till frequently leads lectures, panel discussions, conceptual collaboration, organization and management of various retrospectives at film-relevant institutions and museums, such as the Heritage Film Festival for the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region in Abu Dhabi. He is also a member of the selection committee of the Semaine de Critique at the Locarno Film Festival and the Duisburg Film Week.
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.