Swiss-Spanish artist Jackie Brutsche (also known as Jack Torera) grew up in Zurich and has lived in Bern since 2006. She graduated from the Zurich University of the Arts in 2001 with a degree in fashion design and in 2006 with a degree in film (writing and directing). She produced several short films, theater pieces, art and music projects in which she deals with human desires, show business, advertising or gender roles and uses her versatile activities. As a singer, guitarist and composer she has been playing in several bands since 2000, tours with her bands THE JACKETS and THE SEX ORGANS throughout Europe and America and regularly releases recordings and music videos. As a performer, musician or filmmaker she is recurrently active for film and theater productions.

In October 2023, her documentary LAS TORERAS premiered at Zurich Film Festival and won two prizes. The film is nominated for the Swiss film award (best documentary) 2024. (RECYCLED TV, RECK Filmproduktion Zurich).