About me

Franziska Greber

Artist and Psychotherapist. Former Co-Head of the Intervention Center against domestic violence at the Directorate of Justice and Home Affairs in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland. Co-Head and Co-Founder of AGAVA, a nonprofit Switzerland-based educational training organization with yearly conferences for professionals against the exploitation of power in private and professional relationships.

Teaching at Universities and Colleges in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Numerous articles in academic journals and books. Public discussions on TV and radio. Master-Thesis about domestic violence of minors against their parents, siblings and within their teenage relationships. Co-author of the “Recommendations for reducing sexual violence among teenagers” (UBS Optimus Foundation). Speaker at UN Events in Geneva and Vienna: “Strengthening the protection of women from torture.”

Numerous Theater Projects (one in a Swiss prison with the male inmates). National and international networking against violence. Script-consultant for a documentary movie about depression “SeelenSchatten” and a fictional movie about domestic violence “Giochi d’estate – Summer Games”, winner of the Swiss award for best fiction movie and nominated for an Academy award in the Foreign Film category. In 2016, visiting artist at the pARTage Residency program in Mauritius. Group Exhibition at the 2nd EVAW Art Exhibition 2016, Beijing China. Performance, Beijing China, 2017.

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