Urs Hofer, born in Switzerland in 1976, holds a M.A. in media-, film- and computer science from the University of Zurich. He lives and works in Berlin and Zurich as a freelance programmer.
Hofer’s works center on collaborations with graphic designers or artists, focusing on combining computer technologies with other arts, design or literature. He has received numerous grants and held several residencies, and his installations and performances have been shown at Ars Electronica, the Bauhaus Dessau, ZKM and various theatres in Germany and Switzerland.