Alexia Turlin

Born in Geneva. French and Swiss. Lives and works in Geneva and in the Swiss Alps in Wallis (La Forclaz, 1700m). Graduate in 2001 at the HEAD Geneva. ECAV-EDHEA (Sierre. master maps, 2015). CH

Teaching at the HEAD for ten years (for drawing and in mediation master TRANS ). Working at the Art Center of Geneva as an artist- mediator.

She has several practices. Her artistic projects takes various forms. Drawing, paintings, installations, teaching, curating, publications... and now, since 2 years, She is working also as a mountain leader in Switzerland.

Each days are so different.

The Milkshake Agency is her studio in Geneva since fifteen years, sharing with other artists. In this space, they present also exhibitions in the shop window (an artist is invited in the « carte blanche » principle) and many events (performances, open studio, residency, dinners, lectures...)

She is interesting in the process of showing art in the public space, or in the border of it. Graduate from the Ecav (Sierre. Switzerland. Wallis) MAPS (master of public space) Where I met Sara and Pat. My work is also about landscape, mountains essentially. About the representation and about the process of global warming changes in the Alps.

(Images from Wall-draw, paintings and drawings below...)

At the opening of the actual Venise biennal, she had the chance to participate for the second time at a Hamish Fulton walk performance... It could be a track, an inspiration for the Practicas de la Periferia... how to leave collectively outside, in the landscape and moving in.