Katharina Sabernig is a
medical doctor received a PHD in Social and Cultural Anthropology in Vienna. She is a lecturer at several academic institutes in Vienna, conducting courses for students of medicine and psychotherapy
in the field of transcultural health, medical terminology and Tibetan medicine. Her previous projects focused on medical murals at Labrang Monastery and historical Tibetan anatomical and
pharmacological texts and images. Her most recent research and publications focus on medical metaphors and concepts of categorization, pharmacological terms, tibetan medical
terms, body materiality and body perception in Tibetan medicine and neighboring cultures. She is also artistically active in the visual design of knitted anatomical and pathological structures:
knitted anatomy .