Ursula Biemann

Ursula Biemann is an artist, writer, and video essayist who investigates global relations under the impact of the accelerated mobility of people, resources, and information. Her works explore space and mobility, and more recently ecology, oil, and water. Her video installations have been exhibited in museums and international art biennials worldwide. She received a doctor honoris causa in Humanities by the Umeå University, Sweden, and the Prix Meret Oppenheim, the national art award of Switzerland. She has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York (1988). Biemann’s research is currently based at the Zurich University for the Arts.