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 and project grant DKC/visual arts and the O&O/research and development fund. 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).
Sabrina Basten is the co-founder of Roger 10-4, a collective exploring forms of wearable electromagnetic sniffing devices. She is also the co-founder of the writers-blog The Secret Dairy Of Somebody Else (2014-ongoing) and Conversas Berlin (2016-ongoing) a weekly series of informal meetings conversing about topics related to art, architecture, journalism, music and science.