Alexandra Schüssler
Alexandra Schüssler has studied sculpture at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles and scenography and costume design at the Academy of Performing Arts (DAMU) in Prague. She defended her PhD thesis in cultural anthropology at the University of Amsterdam, which was awarded with the Praemium Erasmianum Research Prize in 2007. After having worked as a lecturer, curator, exhibition designer, and scenographer in Prague, Vienna, Oslo, Amsterdam and Geneva, she currently is co-director of the Poster Collection of the City of Basel, where she also teaches at the School of Design. Her research interest is focused on performing theory in exhibition displays and the interdisciplinary crossovers between anthropology, art and design.