Kate Burgener (CH/UK) works as an artist on gender, terrorism
and cultural studies issues in multimedia projects like the chic-o-mat, in videoworks
like beheaded hostage (2005), Gender Watch (2004), Bitch, Bride and Bones (2000)
and in digital image processing like chit-chats (2010/2011), Vanderford King
(2005), a parent (2004), and likeness (2001).
Graduated in 2005 as "Executive Master of Cultural & Gender Studies
in Art, Media and Design at the Zurich University of the Arts. Master's thesis:
poses of terror, analysis and criticism of media productions
Since 2006 lecturer in Visual Arts and Art Education IVP NMS University of Education
Since April 2010 Art workspace in PROGR - as a sponsoring award by the city
of Berne for four years. PROGR is a centre for cultural production.
The experience of being a foreigner belongs to my own biography, the experience
of being confronted with a foreign country and language as adolescent interacts
the thematic fields of my artistic work.
" En étrange pays dans mon
pays lui-même." Louis Aragon
La Diane française suivi de En étrange pays dans mon pays lui-même.
Paris: Éditions Seghers, 1962