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Sigrid Niemer

Sigrid Niemer is a founding member of the International Culture Centre ufaFabrik Berlin, where she is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Head of Communication. ufaFabrik Berlin's work is divided into three main areas; culture and arts, ecology and sustainability, and social development and its a neighborhood centre for local people with over 400 activities ranging from sport and health to activities for pregnant women and young families, a kindergarten, flea markets, events, and a children's farm. Beside working in different artistic and management positions in ufaFabrik since 1979, she has developed other passions and since 2000 she is also working as independent mediator for cultural and art projects and as teacher for communication and mediation all over Germany. Internationally she played an active role in developing the Network “Trans Europe Halles”, an European Network of independent Art and Culture Centres, gave lectures, workshops and presentations about Participation, Sustainable Development and Culture & Art for different organizations.