• Valeria Caflisch

    is a visual artist, born in Catania, Italy, who has been working in the United States these last few years. She recently moved to Switzerland, where she works as teaching artist in museums, while exhibiting her social critical art. Her goal is to work on the visual sensitivity of a public and to fill the gap between artwork and public, by the means of attraction/repulsion and critical engagement.

  • Paradox and deconstruction

    Je travaille sur l’incertitude du sens. Avec un intérêt constant, comme dirait Derrida, aux « cadres » ou au « marges » des choses. Le paradoxe et la déconstruction sont pour moi mouvement même de l’attention à l’autrui.


    September 2017

  • Exhibitions

    2019
    Musée d'art et d'histoire Fribourg MEMOIRES VIVES Création contemporaine et patrimoine Fribourg "GIB MIR DEINE BRUST!"

    2018
    Congrès TRANS (20ème journée ASSA) Genève "TRANS-FORMATION" performance
    Musée d'art et d'histoire Fribourg LE CAFE: une soif de société "CARTE BLANCHE" pour l'Atelier à la X
    Senslermuseum, Tafers "LARVAE SESAMENSIS"
    * Pescheria di Catania* Italy, "W S.AGATA!"

    2017
    Le Tunnel, Fribourg EXPO HOSTIES aux tunnel "ETRE"
    Eglise des Capucins, EXPO LES MINIMES
    Romont "LA FORME RESILIENTE"
    Ancienne Gare, Fribourg REFUGE
    DarBellage, Marakech,Marocco "POMPON PROJECT"

    2016
    Musée Gruérien, ARTISTES CONTRE LA TERREUR
    Fribourg,150 ANS VISARTE Place George-Python "INCLUSION"
    Salon des femmes Forum Bulle "VALERIA ET MARCELLOA"

    2015
    Blue Factory Fribourg ART POSITION

    2014
    Musée du Papier Peint Mézière VIS-A-VIS VISARTE

    2013
    Circle Gallery Annapolis EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
    Duke Ellington School for the Arts, Washington DC
    Gallery102 George Washington University, DC, SANDY

    2012
    Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington DC, WHITE HALL
    Hillyer's Nin9 Gallery, Washington DC, PERSONAL SHOW
    Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington DC, GALLERY 31
    Artomatic Cristal City, Virginia
    Batista Fine Art Washington DC

    2011
    Corcoran College of Art and Design,Washington DC, WHITE HALL,
    Stanford-Bing Gallery, Washington DC

  • Workexperience

    2016- Atelier à la X, Fribourg, Werkgespräche with invited artists
    2016- Sesam School, St Wolfgang, Teaching Artist
    2013- Musee d'Art et d'Histoire Fribourg, Teaching Artist
    2013-17 BFH Bern, Socialstudies and work at Espace Femme
    2009-13 Corcoran College of Art and Design, Painting degree
    2009-13 Kreeger Museum Washington DC, Teaching Artist
    2005-09 Musee d'Art et d'Histoire Fribourg, Teaching Artist
    2002-05 Berlin
    1999-02 Indonesian National Museum Jakarta, Teaching Artist
    1995-99 Kunstmuseum Bern, Teaching Artist
    1994-95 Atelier ACR Fribourg, Wallpainting Conservation,
    1990-94 MA Fine Art Accademy, Catania, Italy