Christoph Weckerle (Author)
Christoph Weckerle is Director of the Department of Cultural Analysis at Zurich University of the Arts. He is a cultural policy researcher with commissions from The Council of Europe, The Swiss National Science Foundation, and The Swiss Innovation Promotion Agency.
Simon Grand (Author)
Simon Grand is a strategy designer, management researcher and knowledge entrepreneur. He creates, researches, and realizes strategies for disclosing new worlds in and between business, science, and culture.
Gerd Folkers (Author)
Gerd Folkers has been a professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at ETH Zurich since 1991, and was granted tenure in 1994. On 1st October 2004, he was elected Director of the Collegium Helveticum.
Roman Page (Author)
Roman Page is a data analyst at the Statistical Office Canton of Zurich. He was involved in research on subjects such as labour & economy and sustainable urban development. Roman holds a master’s degree in sociology & economics.
Frédéric Martel (Author)
Being a French writer and journalist Frédéric Martel holds a PhD in Social Sciences, four master degrees in Social Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science and Public Law. Martel is senior research fellow at the ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts with special interests in soft power, diplomacy of influence, creative industries, the media and the worldwide web.
Annette Schönholzer (Author)
Annette Schönholzer is based in Basel, Switzerland, where she worked for the international art fair ART BASEL (Basel, Miami Beach, Hong Kong) in broad variety of roles for 12 years. Following her Co-Directorship, she was appointed Director of New Initiatives in 2013, spearheading strategic development and global projects for Art Basel. In 2014, Schönholzer founded “.connect the dots”, an independent company offering consultancy, coaching and concept development in the realm of the arts and culture.
Janine Schiller (Author)
Janine Schiller, Cultural Studies scholar and Architecture historian, Lecturer at the Department of Cultural Analysis at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). She teaches Cultural Journalism in the MA in Art Education programme and is involved in research on subjects such as urban development and architecture exhibitions.
Kate Whitebread (Web writer)
Kate Whitebread is a curator and writer studying in the MA Cultural Publishing at the Zurich University of the Arts. She currently curates the project space Links in Bern and works as a freelance translator and gallery assistant. Whitebread studied Art History and Theory at the University of Essex, UK.
Birgitta Borghoff (Web writer)
Birgitta Borghoff is a creative entrepreneur, integral coach and researcher at the Institute for Applied Media Studies, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). She develops projects, researches, coaches and teaches in the field of organisational communication, cultural entrepreneurship and business modeling. Borghoff holds a BA in Economics, an MAS in Arts Management and is currently completing her MA in Applied Linguistics in Organisational Communication at the ZHAW.
Victoria Brauneis (Web writer)
Victoria Brauneis holds two bachelor’s degrees in Translation Studies (German, French, Chinese) and Sinology from University of Vienna. She moved to Zurich where she is currently working towards her postgraduate degree in Cultural Journalism at the ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts.
Lora Sommer (Web writer)
Lora Sommer is a designer and writer and currently studying in the MA Cultural Publishing at the Zurich University of the Arts. She currently works on a textile project for Edition Patrick Frey and creates content for two Zurich based advertising agencies. Moreover she is a ghost twitterer and creates own design projects such as Edition Duvet. Sommer studied Textile Design at the Lucerne School of Art and Design.
Corinne Gisel (Web writer)
Corinne Gisel is a designer and writer based in Zurich, working both on commissioned and self-initiated projects. She is currently doing research, writing, and design for a book about assignments in design education. Gisel holds a BA in Graphic Design from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, and is currently studying in the MA Cultural Publishing at the Zurich University of the Arts.