Dorothée King is professor and head of the Arts and Design Education department and the Learning Lab Arts and Design at Basel Academy for arts and Design. After studying art, design and media in Denmark, Germany and England, Dorothée King earned her PhD from the College of Fine Arts at Berlin University of the Arts. There she served as a researcher and lecturer in the Graduate School and the Art Education department. She has also lectured at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence College; the Interface Cultures program at the University for Art and Industrial Design Linz, Austria; and the Banff New Media Institute, Canada. She was a consultant for the TransArt Institute in New York and has been working as a freelance educator, communicator and coach since 2000.
Her transdisciplinary education and teaching grounds on her ongoing interests in research and education at the intersections of art, media, making and theory.