Marcel Hörler is an independent curator/cultural mediator, based in Zurich and Lichtensteig. His curatorial practice is characterized by collaborative, discursive and transdisciplinary approaches, driven by curiosity about cultural practices and an interest in creating shared spaces. He grew up on a farm in Appenzellerland, the son of a florist/housewife and a truck driver. He holds a Bachelor in Social Work with specialisation in Socioculture from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and The Hague University of Applied Sciences (2017) and worked during five years in different social work fields. Furthermore he is going to finish a Master in Art Education Curatorial Studies at the Zurich University of the Arts (2021). Marcel Hörler is co-director of Dogo Residenz für Neue Kunst, Agentur für permanente Verhandlung and Blickfelder Festival.