Astrid Welburn

Living & Working in Zurich


Blog: The Eye of the Slug

Exhibitions / Performances

2020Between the lines, drawings, shortlisted for an exhibition by Visarte / corona-call
2019 What is left of memories, performance, Satellit M54, Nord Théâtre, Saint-Louis (F), REGIONALE 20
The only correct way to place your foot, installation with video performance, HSLU, Emmenbrücke and NES, Skagaströnd (IS)
Wie Cham zur Schweizer Touristendestination Nummer Eins wurde, installation with video, Papieri, Cham
Don’t mess with my Bikini, performance, ACT Performance Festival, Messehalle 2, Basel
2018 The messenger, performance, (ort), Emmenbrücke
Walk in comfort, video, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Lasalle College of the Art, Singapore
Performance no 5, performance without audience, Zurich
..and beyond, series of performances, ACT Performance Festival, Zurich, Bern, Sierre, Basel
2017 Apocalypse Now, installation, Whua, Stansstad
Hot Hot Hot, performance, MÂT Espace d’art, Neuchâtel
Tauchgang, performance, POP UP Galerie, Widnau
Radio breed, water colors, POP UP Galerie, Widnau
Hot Hot Hot, performance, ACT Performance Festival, Basel
Deep Dive, performance, ACT Performance Festival, ZHDK, Zurich
Tauchgang, performance, ACT Performance Festival, HSLU, Emmenbrücke
2016Nightmares, paintings, Zeughaus, Teufen
2015 Manipulations, prints, NextEx, St.Gallen

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