Claudia Bucher is a Los Angeles and Yucca Valley based artist who creates performative sculptural installations to explore ideas about extended sentience. She is interested in the crossover between art, science and technology, architecture, mysticism and science fiction. Her recent work is inspired by space exploration, the Mojave Desert, biomorphic design, and DIY culture. She has an MFA from Art Center College of Design and has taught sculpture and 3D printing at UCLA, Otis College of Art and Brandeis University. During July of 2019 she was an artist-in-residence at the North Dakota Museum of Art’s McCanna House Residency near Grand Forks, North Dakota.