Claudia Barth, born in Herrliberg (ZH) in 1987. Studied fine arts at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, in the classes of Prof. Rita McBride and Christopher Williams. At the end of 2016 she moved her main residence to Zurich. One year later she began her Master’s degree in Contemporary Arts Practice in Bern, with the aim of deepening her performance practice and building up a network in Switzerland.
The work of Claudia Barth is centered around a performance practice based on speech and movement. As part of her socially and politically engaged artistic activity she also creates video works, sculptures and large paper cuts. Together with Franca Scholz and Sophia Seiss, Claudia Barth is part of the performace group SPINE.