Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler
Teresa Hubbard (Irish/ American/ Swiss, born in Dublin, Ireland 1965) and Alexander Birchler (Swiss, born in Baden, Switzerland 1962) have been working collaboratively in film, photography and sculpture since 1990. They live and work in Austin, USA and Berlin, Germany. In 2017 they were representing Switzerland in the Swiss Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennial in Venice.
Hubbard grew up in Australia and later attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, as well
as the graduate sculpture program at Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.
Birchler grew up in Switzerland and studied at the Academy of Art and Design Basel and the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland.
They began collaborating as artists-in-residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts
and later completed graduate degrees at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Canada.
Between 2004—2012, Hubbard and Birchler were Graduate Faculty members at the Milton Avery Graduate
School of the Arts, Bard College, New York. Currently, Hubbard and Birchler are faculty members at the
European Graduate School (EGS) in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Birchler is an Affiliate Research Scholar at
the University of Texas at Austin and Hubbard holds the William and Bettye Nowlin Endowed
Professorship in Photography in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at
They live and work in Austin.