Michael Baers (US)

Michael Baers is an American artist and writer based in Berlin, and a junior researcher at the Center for Art and Knowledge (CAK) at Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien. He has participated in exhibi- tions throughout North America and Europe, usually with drawings or offset publications exhibited sculpturally. He has also contributed comics and essays to many publications and print initiatives. Currently he is working on a graphic novel based on his research of the Picasso in Palestine project for inclusion in Issue Zero, the new online platform of the Berlin Documentary Forum at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, a biennial program dedicated to documentary practices across a wide variety of disciplines.