Sabrina Basten lives and works in Berlin. Her artistic practice takes a multi-disciplinary approach, using sculpture, drawing and storytelling to create installations and happenings. She carries out long-term research and seeks out ways to create connections and intimacy between people, held knowledge and memory. Basten obtained her degree from AKI Academy of Fine Arts in Enschede and lived and worked in the Netherlands until 2012.
Her work has been part of international solo and group exhibitions including ‘Haptic Interface’-The Hong Kong House in Sydney; 'Art Hack Day’-Transmediale Berlin; ‘ Paulo Post Futurum’ -Breda Art Museum; ‘Miss Baltazar's Laboratory’ -Museumkwartier Vienna; Maker Fair Shenzhen China. She has been awarded the BKVB Startstipendium grant, the project grant DKC/visual arts, the O&O/research and development fund and the Sundaymorning Grant of the European Ceramic Work Center Oisterwijk. Basten has previously held artist residencies at: CFA in India (2003), Bookville in the United Kingdom (2005), Lokaal 01 in Belgium (2006), Weise 7 in Germany (2011) and Pension Almonde in The Netherlands (2020). Basten was a scholarship recipient at the renowned European Ceramic Center Sundaymorning@ekwc (during the summer of 2021).