Nicola Scherer studied fine art and performing art in Braunschweig and cultural management in Vienna. With the art collective km/h she founded the transdisciplinary art festival Beyond the Frame in Vienna (www.beyondtheframe.eu). Currently she is writing her PhD Thesis in the Department of Cultural Policy/ UNESCO-Chair Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development at the University of Hildesheim. In her research she focuses on international performing art festivals and their contribution to the idea of a Transcultural Society and Performing Citizenship. She is interested in Arts Education Programs as well Arts Education Research and is an active member of the Network for Arts Education Research (www.forschung-kulturelle-bildung.de). She has also formed over ten years of experience as an artist, curator and cultural manager through her art collective space ensemble and its exhibitions, and through performing art and art education projects between Berlin, Braunschweig, Vienna and San Francisco.
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