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Bold Beauty Project in Miami, 2016 / Portrait by: Starr Sariego 

             My name is Cynthia Fleischmann and I am a Swiss/American activist artist living in Zurich, Switzerland. The projects I am most known for are called 'Bodypaintography' and 'Harmony Strand' where I promote unity & action for humanity and harmony in various artistic ways. I lost my leg in 2015 after being hit by a car on the highway and consider myself and my friend Cathy who I was riding with super lucky to be alive! I was given a second chance at life and I am doing my best to stay positive, live responsibly and create positive change through my lifestyle and art.



Alongside bodypaintography, I write poetry, paint paintings & murals, organize art happenings such as 'Ashes to Ashes; Dust to Dust' and ‘Human Harmony Strand’ at Burning Man events and am creating Harmony Strand Drone Light Shows calling out for Peace and Climate Action for a more Harmonious World.

I am also passionate about Aerial Gondolas as public transportation and created the Miami Aerial Gondola Public Transportation Project to help improve the City of Miami in Florida which was sadly denied. I still believe aerial gondolas are urgently needed in Miami and in growing cities around the world. 


Today I am managing a little gallery, atelier & event space in Zurich, Switzerland called 'MINERVA Atelier & Events' (formerly the Cynthia Fleischmann Gallery). My art happenings & bodypaintography works are on the walls and events take place such as figure drawing, kunda dance, film screenings, live music, dancing, dinners and much more.

Check out the EVENTS page to find out whats on!



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Thank you for your time and appreciation of my work!

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