Linn Marie Carlehed was born 1980 in Sweden and grew up in Switzerland.

In 2009 she acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Scenogra­phical Design at the University of the Arts, Zürich. She went on to study at the Academy of Art and Design in Basel and received a Master’s degree in Fine Arts with a focus on the International Human Rights and migration in 2011.

Her interest in human rights, which she cherishes since childhood, is regularly incorporated in her art: she is the founder of the artist group “Artumult” and an active member of the association “Art for Human Rights”.