Born in Switzerland, 1983. Lives and works in Basel.
Claudia Comte’s work is defined by her interest on the memory of materials and by a careful observation of how the hand relates to different technologies. Her body of work is best known for her site-specific installations. The artist’s practice is guided by a distinct rule-measurement system of her own creation, wherein each artwork specifically relates to one another. Comte’s minimalist approach to art making is equal parts methodical and dynamic; works are infused with a distinct sense of playfulness. Her artistic output incorporates a diverse range of mediums from sculpture, to painting, to various multimedia installations.
Claudia Comte has shown her work in solo and group exhibitions including; AfterNature, TBA21, Madrid (2021), KölnSkulpture #9, Köln (2017), La Ligne Claire, Basement Roma (2017), NOW I WON, Messeplatz, Art Basel (2017), 10 Rooms, 40 Walls, 1059 m2, Kunstmuseum Luzern (2017), DesertX, Palm Springs, Catch The Tail By The Tiger, König Galerie, Berlin (2016), The Language of Things, with the Public Art Fund, New York (2016), Easy Heavy III, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich (2014), among others.