Playwrite - Matto Kämpf (Switzerland)
born in 1970 in Thun, lives as writer and theatre director and producer in Berne. Since 2009 permanent collaboration as a playwrite with free ensemble „Weltalm“. His plays „Familie Siegenthaler I-IV“ (2009-2013), „Hans im Glück“ (2011), „Das doppelte Lottchen“ (2013)) were performed at Schlachthaus Theater Bern, Theaterspektakel Zürich, Dschungel Wien and at Theater Rampe / Stuttgart. 2004-2005 Matto Kämpf participated at the Zurich writers competition DramenProzessor and won the Prix Trouvaille of culture comission of Kanton Berne (2007) he also got a grant from city of Berne to live and study in Varanasi, India (2008). Matto Kämpf is member of the ensemble „Die Gebirgspoeten“ and collaborates with the writers Raphael Urweider and Pedro Lenz. In 2013 he received a grant for a one year resident ship in London by the foundation Landis and Gyr.