A graduate of the Fine Art Academy in Basel, Switzerland, Katja Loher (b. 1979) is an internationally recognized artist whose work has been featured in exhibitions throughout China, Japan, Europe, South America and the United States, in such venues as Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa; TelFair Museum, Savannah, Georgia; Museu Brasileiro de Escultura, São Paulo, Brasil; New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain; Connecticut; State Hermitage Museum, Moscow, Russia; and the United Nations Pavillion, Shanghai Expo, China. Loher was selected for the 2010 inaugural exhibition at Rome’s Nation Museum of the Arts of XXIst Century (MAXXI), the 12th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennial, and the Tina B Festival for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic. Her work can be found in several public and private collections worldwide, including the New Britain Museum, New Britain, Connecticut; 21c Museum Hotel, Bentonville, Arkansas; Credit Suisse, Geneva, Switzerland; Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, Florida; eN Arts Collection, Tokyo, Japan; and Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa. Loher was recently commissioned to create a site-specific installation for the future headquarters of Swissgrid, Switzerland’s national energy company. This video-intervention interacts directly with the interior and exterior architecture of the building and will address contemporary issues of energy, community development, the digital world, and sustainability. In the last years she received several awards including TPC CreaTVty Award from the Swiss TV Production Center, artist residencies in New York, Berlin and Beijing.