Pascal Danz was born in Bangui, Central African Republic, in 1961. He attended the School of Design in Lucerne from 1986 to 1987 and then the Ecole Supérieure d’Art in Geneva until 1989. He took part in numerous solo and group exhibitions. In 1992 and 2001 he received grants from the City of Bern and the Canton of Bern, and in 1993 the Swiss Federal Art Scholarship. In 2006–2007 he worked for a year in London, supported by the Landis & Gyr Foundation. Danz died following a hiking accident in Iceland in 2015.