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Sara Rutz, born 1997 in Zurich, CH


2020-2022 Master of Fine Arts (with distinction) at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), CH

2017-2020 Bachelor of Fine Arts at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), CH

Hackathons/Game Jams

2023 finalist START Hack (top 5 out of 100+ teams) and winner of the SIX case team Cutting Edge

2023 MIT Reality Hack Grand prize team Failtopia

2022 DODO Hackathon first prize team Algaeia

2022 Hackathon the Spirit (Immersive Tech week Rotterdam 2022) first prize team Octopi

2022 Hacking for Humanity first prize Esri challenge team Wild Herbs

2022 A MAZE Museum Online Hackathon: AR you ready? second | project link

2021 Arcjam video link | game link

Group Exhibitions

2022 Desired Lines – Degree Show Master Fine Arts, Zurich, CH

2022 In The Other Room, Sonnenstube, Lugano, CH

2021 Building Worlds, online group show was on view here:

2021 Diplom Redux Bachelor degree show, Kunsthaus Glarus, CH (cancelled due to Corona)

2020 Analog – Digital, Biennale Art Safiental, Graubünden, CH

2020 Screenspace, online group show, brand new life magazine

2020 Tokyo – ZINE – Zürich, MATERIAL, Zurich, CH

2019 ZINE IN TOKYO, POST bookstore, Tokyo, Japan

2018 Bio Art Archive Drawer – Absence of the Authority, Oncurating Project Space, Zurich, CH

Residencies and summer schools

2023 (upcoming May) Places Hackathon in Residence , Gelsenkirchen, Germany

2022 selected student for “the Ars Electronica Festival University” in Linz (a collaborative project between Ars Electronica and the Johannes Kepler University Linz)

2022 Remote guide to Extractivism, summer school, shared campus, Athens and Elefsina, Greece

2020 Residency Biennale Art Safiental 2020, Graubünden, CH


2020 3D scanning, Biennale Art Safiental, Graubünden, CH


Art Safiental 2020

Curatorial work

2022 online group show IN TRANSIT: access here via desktop (microphone must be enabled):