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Olivia Heussler (1957) studied photography at Zurich University of the Arts as an intern and lived for a time as an art scholarship holder in Paris. In the 1980s, she lived and worked in Nicaragua, she also photographed in Chile, Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Eastern and Western Europe, North and East Africa and Pakistan. In her photo essays she shows the Eighties Youth Uprising in; Zurich Summer 1980, (Zurich 2010) and war and peace in Nicaragua in; The dream of Solentiname (Zurich 2009 and Managua 2010). Their recordings of the Palestinian Union of Medical Relief Committees were published in; Out of Jerusalem (Berne 1993). Her photographs are represented in public and private collections and are shown in international art exhibitions. Olivia Heussler teaches photography also as Mentor and is a participant in various forums.