Biography

1966 Born in Zürich, raised in Lugano, married, one daugther (2007)
1986-1989 Art history, english & american Literature: Arts degree at the University of Geneva
1992 Graduates from LIFS (London International Film School). Creates sound installations and photographic works and takes part in an interactive-tv project linked to the Documenta Ix Art Fair in Kassel (Germany), called University-TV / Piazza Virtuale
1991-1994 Works as an assistant to british director Peter Greenaway on the installations project STAIRS 1 GENEVA, as well as the homonymous film (100min), collaborates on 8 ½ WOMEN
Since 1994 Directs her own films (documentaries, tv-docs, fictions, art-films, transmedia projects)
Since 1996 Collaborates with RSI (Swiss Public TV, SSR-SRG group)
2001-2009 Collaborates with Blackmovie Film Festival (Cinéma Des Autres Mondes) in Geneva, festival that shows african, latin american and asian films
2008-2010 Workshops at Visual Communication Departement (SUPSI, Southern Switzerland)
2008-2014 Member of central committee of ARD/FDS, swiss filmmakes and screenwriters guild
Since 2015 Member of the Federal Commission for Cinema OFC, Switzerland
Since 2017 Consultant for the Swissitalian Historical Women Archives AARDT
Since 2017 Committee member of Fondazione Sciaredo, Casa Sciaredo Barbengo
2015-2016 Selection Commitee for short-films of Solothurner Filmtage

Lives and works in Lugano, Switzerland