Ursula Bachman, Switzerland
Born in Zug, Switzerland in 1963.
She studied arts in Lucerne and Birmingham and graduated as a Master of Fine Arts.
She lived and worked in New York in 1995/96 and Cairo in 1998/99.
She traveled extensively through several arabic countries. Free-lance artist in Zurich. Professor at the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst (Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and the Arts) in Lucerne.
Since 2004 she has been a member of the Swiss UNESCO commission.
Since 1990 exhibitions and participations in video- and animation festivals in Switzerland and abroad (D; F; GB; USA; EG; SY; IRQ; RO). Her work is present in several collections and in public places (e.g. State Archives Lucerne, Station Square Zofingen, Eichhof Lucerne).
Member of the programming group of the poetry festival „al-Mutanabbi“. Member of the strategy team of the Swiss-Arab Cultural Center in Zurich and Baghdad.
Ursula Bachman is participating in the media art project
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