Ruth Baettig

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Ruth Baettig studied at the Art Academy (ESAV) in Geneva, the Art Academy for Media (KHM) in Cologne and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) in Paris. Her artistic work is focused on interventions and interactions in the public space, as well as on videos and installations. Interested in site-specific creation and in a confrontation with different media, she has also developed longstanding themes through her works. Ruth Baettig is based in Basel and Lucerne, Switzerland.


& Work Grants

Travel grant Atelier X, Albert Köchlin Foundation (CH)
Artist residency at Gleina Castle (D)
Artist residency at the Fontation OBRAS (P)
CCI Fabrika (digital)

Artist residency at the "Haus am See", Horw/Lucerne (CH)

Artist residency at Atelier Mondial, Berlin (D)
Work grant for the project «Auch ich in Berlin»
Video SEHNERV award, 3rd prize

Artist travel residency "PfeiferMobil"

PRO HELVETIA Funding contribution for the publication «Vagabondage»
Artist residency at the artists' foundation Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam (NL)

Visarte Artist residency , Maloya (CH)

Visarte Artist residency at the Cité des Arts, Paris (F)
Art prize from the cultural department of the city and canton of Lucerne (CH)
Michel Jordi Prize Geneva (CH)

Prize from the "Centre de la Photographie Genève" Geneva – Moscou - Geneva

Jury Prize CLIMATS, Geneva (CH)

Selected exhibitions

Selected exhibitions

«Julia Armutt» group exhibition, Kunsthalle Mulhouse (F)

«Indistinct Realities» group exhibition, House for Electronic Arts HEK, Basel (CH)
«Ohne Haut – ohne Haus» group exhibition, akku Emmenbrücke (CH)
«Terrain Vague» Travel grant across Europe, Atelier X, Albert Köchlin Foundation
«Full Moon» performative intervention in a marble quarry in collaboration with Beate Schnaithmann (cello); OBRAS Foundation (P)
«L’heure Bleue» performative intervention in a marble quarry in collaboration with Beate Schnaithmann (cello); OBRAS Foundation (P)
«Flor» performative Intervention with a black cat; OBRAS Fondation (P)

«La Folia» performative intervention with cello (Beate Schnaithmann), Steinmaur (CH)
«Aller Voraussicht nach…» Group exhibition, sculpture park, Steinmauer (CH)
«Resiting Permanence» Group exhibition, Regionale 22, Kunsthalle Mulhouse (F)
«…von möglichen Welten» Group exhibition, Kunsthalle Basel (CH)

Shortlist SEHNERV media art, Kino Rex Bern (CH)
Group exhibition, Showroom PROGR, Bern (CH)
REX Box, Former ticket booth of the Kino Rex Bern (CH)
Newspaper publication «Auch ich in Berlin», Wiesenstrasse 30, Berlin (D)
Shortlist SEHNERV media art, Kino Houdini, Zürich (CH)

Intervention in public urban space «Auch ich in Berlin», Berlin (D)
«Open Studio», Group exhibition, Atelierhaus Wiesenstrasse 29, Berlin (D)
«Luzerner Landschaft. Reloaded», Group exhibition Kunstraum Hochdorf (CH)
«Ile Bleue», Solo exhibition, art space La Julienne, Plan-les-Ouates (CH)
«Luzerner Landschaft. Reloaded», Museum Sankturbanhof Sursee (CH)



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