Astrid Welburn

Living & Working in Zurich


Blog: The Eye of the Slug

Exhibitions / Performances

2020Between the lines, drawings, shortlisted for an exhibition by corona-call /Visarte.
2019 What is left of memories, performance, german and french, at Satellit M54, Nord Théâtre, Saint Louis, France at the REGIONALE 20
The only correct way to place your foot, video performance, 16×9, 6:06 min and display of head garments at HSLU, Emmenbrücke and NES, Skagaströnd, Iceland
Wie Cham zur Schweizer Touristendestination Nummer Eins wurde, installation with video 16×9, 4:59, book, cookies, Papieri Cham, Cham
Don’t mess with my Bikini, performance, german, at ACT Performance Festival in Basel Messehalle 2
2018 The messenger, performance, german in Emmenbrücke, (ort)
Walk in comfort, HD digital video with sound, 16×9, 4:02 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Lasalle College of the Art in Singapore
Performance no 5, performance without audience in Zurich
..and beyond, series of performances, ACT Performance Festival in Zurich Europabrücke, Bern Dampfzentrale, Sierre Usego, Basel Mitte
2017 Apocalypse Now, installation in Stansstad, Whua
Hot Hot Hot, performance, english in Neuchâtel, MÂT Espace d’art
Tauchgang, performance, german in Widnau, POP UP Galerie
Radio breed, series of aquarelles in Widnau, POP UP Galerie
Hot Hot Hot, performance, german at ACT Performance Festival in Basel, Lehmhaus Merian Gärten
Deep Dive, performance, english, ACT Performance Festival in Zurich, ZHDK
Tauchgang, performance, german, ACT Performance Festival in Luzern, HSLU
2016Nightmares, paintings in Teufen, Zeughaus
2015 Manipulations, installation in St.Gallen, NextEx

Artist Residency

4 week artist residency in Skagaströnd, Iceland
2018 3 week artist residency in Singapore; Research and Tropical Lab at the Lasalle College of the Arts


2016 – 2019Master of Arts Hochschule Luzern/FZH in Fine Arts with Major Image Practices (MIP)
2013 – 2016Dipl. Gestalterin HF bildende Kunst, Schule für Gestaltung, St. Gallen
2012 – 2013Studienjahr Kunst, Schule für Kunst und Design Zürich
1987 – 1990Eidg. dipl. Chemielaborantin, Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Basel
1981 – 1982Vorkurs, Schule für Gestaltung, Basel