Born in 1988 in St Julien-En-Genevois, Sabrina Röthlisberger lives and works in Geneva. Her videos, performances, sets, installations and texts address the links between medicine and death, between power and survival by combining references to art history and allusions to her own history and social identity.
Active as a collective since 2012 in Switzerland and recently internationally, Winner of the New Heads Prize, the Cantonal Fellowships of the City of Geneva and resident in the program of Pro Helvetia and the Swiss Institute of New York. Since 2014, she has developed within the collective LGGSB a practice centered around women, healing and an active rewrite of their own history, through an understanding of reality through the prism of adolescence.
Her works have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Oran, Algeria; at Gaudel de Stampa, Paris; at les Urbaines, Lausanne; at the Kunstmuseum Bern; at the Kunstmuseum Thun; at 186f kepler, New York; in Upstate, Zurich; at Alienze, Lausanne and at LiveInYourHead, Geneva among others. She won the 2019 Aeschlimann-Corti Grant, the BNP New HEAD Prize and participated in the Swiss Art Awards. At the end of 2018, she was also a resident at the Swiss Institute, New York.
Röthlisberger is engages in a curatorial practice and notably carried out during her residency in New York a program of exhibitions and events in collaboration with artists such as Sadaf H Nava, Julien Ceccaldi, Marcel Alcalá, Dese Escobar, or again the poet Roger Van Voorhees.