A graduate of the Sorbonne, Harvard and Christie’s Education, Claudia Paetzold has been an art advisor and curator for more than ten years, building private collections and foundations, and acted moreover as a VIP consultant for Art Basel specializing in new audiences. Her curatorial practice focuses on art as a catalyst for awareness and evolution. As the artistic director of SFER IK, a unique transdisciplinary sphere comprising two exhibition spaces, an immersive performance program as well as an innovative artist residencies program and workshops, she is developing original concepts which integrate contemporary art, ancestral knowledge, technological innovation, and applied sustainability to culminate in new ways of creating and experiencing art.