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kitten in a fridge

Liste Art Fair Basel 2021



Elza Sile combines mental imagery with analytic divisions and builds up an interwoven vocabulary of psycho-spatial typologies in flux. She was born 1989, in Latvia and lives in Zurich. In 2019, Sile graduated from ZHdK Zurich. In September, Sile is scheduled to have a residency at ISCP New York. Recent solo exhibitions include at KIM? Contemporary Art Center (Riga, 2022); PHILIPPZOLLINGER (Zurich, 2021); unanimous consent (Zurich, 2020) and Kulturfolger Zürich (2020). She has participated in numerous two-person and group shows, such as at Centre d'art Pasquart (Biel, 2022); Haus Konstruktiv (Zurich, 2022); Misako & Rosen (Tokyo, 2022); KIM? Contemporary Art Center (Riga, 2020); Kunsthalle Zurich (2020); Hamlet (Zurich, 2020) and Galerie Kirchgasse (Steckborn, 2020). In 2020, Sile was a receipiant of the Werkschau Prize Zurich and in 2021, of the art stipend City of Zurich.



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kitten in a fridge, GALERIE PHILIPPZOLLINGER, 2021

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Menu plate1_Safty nets map, 2021, Oil paint, spray paint graphite pencil lead, string, glue on aluminum, 100 x 70 cm

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Menu plate4_Looped movie production, 2021, oil paint, spray paint on hand-tapped aluminum, 100 x 70 cm

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Menu plate8_Unwilful seeing, 2021, Oil paint, spray paint on aluminum, 100 x 70 cm

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Helmhaus, Zurich, 2021

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Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, 2022