Ulrike Felsing studied visual communication at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig. Her diploma thesis was awarded the Dresdner Bank Leipzig art prize, Ars Lipsiensis, and presented in the Signes des écoles d‘art exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Together with Ruedi Baur, she directed the project “Researching design methods in the area of transcultural visual communication,” which was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2010–2015). In 2018 she completed her PhD thesis: Visual Translation and Reflexive Arrangements: The Catalog as Exhibition, Film and Hypertext. Ulrike Felsing has been a lecturer at the Bern University of the Arts (HKB) since 2010.