CV

 

Works begin with writing. Poetry, as Etel Adnan says, is a state of mind. To play with language, I pour it into physical form. It is the transparency of language, which tempts me to introduce it into physical and special conditions. I have been working with glass, a substance similar to language in that it is liquid, just slower. Glass is a comrade of stretched time, like a warm summer day, mel-ted or blown to a bubble. Language is texture, material, sometimes resembling a clear liquid and sometimes it seems extremely thick and sticky. I work mainly with installation, text, and film. The combination of different materials is important to me, but the core of my work is composition. I see my works as choreographies. Working with space means thinking in space and going through this process is important because it gives me the opportunity to think about articulation and inter-dependence – until I get back to the starting point – back to language.

 

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Born in Fribourg Switzerland on the 24th of July 1989

Living and working in Basel Switzerland.

 

June 2017 Master of Contemporary Arts Practice, HKB, Bern

2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Academy of Art and Design, FHNW, Basel, Switzerland.

2011 – 2012 The Dresden Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Germany

 

Nominations

Dedazo Residency, Chiapas, Mexico 2020/2021

Winner of the Independent Price of Jeune Création, Paris France & Dedazo Residency, Chiapas, Mexico

Winner of the Atelier Mondial Grant, 2019

Residency at Citée des Arts, Paris from July 2019 – January 2020

Participant at XXIV CSAV — Artists Research Laboratory, Fondazione Antonio Ratti with Ei Arakawa, Kasper König, Nora Schulz, Lorenzo Benedetti a.O

Shortlisted for the Kunstkredit Prize from the city of Basel in 2018

Snehta, Residency, Athens, September 2017

Constellation X, Sumer Academy, Istituto Svizzero, Roma

With Dave Hullfish Bailey, Marie Kølbæk Iversen, Mai-ThuPerret, Stéphane Udry and  Yann Chateigné Tytelman a.o

Listed in SIKART, Lexicon on art in Switzerland

 

Exhibitions

 

2020

Jeune Création édition 69, Romainville, Paris

 

2019

A Dog barking at a Tree, 11th of June – 15th of June, Basel

With: Eva Funk, Anka Helfertova, Karin Salathe

 

2018

Draisinnen rennen Dreispitz, Münchenstein/Basel,

in collaboration with Sandra Raimann and Museum Tinguely.

There is no Point in being dramatic, Künstlerhaus Dortmund,

curated by Jana Stolzer and Alexander Rütten

RaumfahrtMuseum Langmatt, Baden, With contributions by Daniel Karrer

and Micha Zweifel

 

2017

Pay Attention Motherfucker, December 2017 – January 2018

Groupshow with Fischli & Weiss and the Guerilla Girls (ia), Zabriskie Point, Geneva

Fluid RingsVictoria Square Project, Athens, October 2017

Ping-Pong 2017, Basel 2017, BaselJune 2017

Mind the Cap, PasquArt, Biel – Bienne, June 2017

In collaboration with Nora Longatti, Till Wittwer, Lokal-Int, Biel, March 2017

Stingray Editions, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, February 2017

Je trace le contour de mon ombre, juste pour déshabiller, Urgent paradise, Lausanne, February 2017

 

2016

Vitrine 06, Die Diele, Zürich, December 2016 – January 2017

CantonaleKunsthaus Langenthal, December 2016 – January 2017

CantonaleCentre PasquArt, Bienne, December 2016 – January 2017

Beyond the Real, Kunsthalle Basel, November 2016 – January 2017

OFF-LineZemo Nikozi, Georgia, September – October, 2016

Affaire, Centre PasquArt, Bienne, June, 2016,

WasserfestAusstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, June 2016, Switzerland

Deirdre O‘Leary (Solo), Galerie 3000, Bern, May 2016, Switzerland

RitournelleDeuxpieces, Carosserie, Basel, April 2016, Switzerland

Juno invites to Patterns of reconciliation, March 2016, Kasko, Basel, Switzerland

 

2015

VideoförmigKasko, Basel, Switzerland

Open StudioRoundaboutLx, Lisbon, Portugal

 

2014

Connecting Spaces, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland

Artachment, with Silas Heizmann and Baschi Pfefferli, Basel, Switzerland

LebensversicherungE-Werk, Freiburg, Germany

Crashing at the Neighbours, at Haus für elektronische Künste, Basel, Switzerland

Atopie, Flatterschaft, Basel, Switzerland

 

Projects

OFF-Line, Art research Program with Art as Foundation in Nikozi, Georgia, at the demarcation line to South Ossetia, September – October 2016

Caméléon, An Artist Book in collaboration with Baptiste Gaillard, June 2016

Horrible Things is a Videoclip for the Band Combineharvester in collaboration with A Tree in a Field Records 2015

Residency at RoundaboutLx, Lisbon, June 2015

Connecting Spaces, Art research Program with Art as Foundation in the southern Caucasus, in Abkhazia and Georgia, 2014

Radio ARX: 
Creative expression and media exposure for
 the inmates of the prison Arxhof, Bubendorf, Switzerland.

In collaboration with Daniela BruggerDaniel Steiner, Lea Kuhn and RadioX, Basel, Switzerland.
 Realized in 2013