Swiss artist active since the 80s, Bächli has dedicated her research to drawings that balance abstraction and hints at the figurative, narration and action. A glossary of lines, grids, and movements in continuous evolution characterizes her distinctive production, a devoted investigation in ceaseless transformation. The genesis is to be traced in reality, in the day to day, in the accidental: an invisible region of emotions and impressions that are formalized in a language that is intrinsically tied to the medium. Bächlis minimal and immediate approach reveals a code of signs, shapes, and spaces characterized by synthesis, control of gestures, measured balance, and yet preserving something unfinished. The presence of the artist is embodied in the pressure of the brushstrokes, in the interruptions, densities and shades of the gouache. The boundaries of her agency on the sheets of paper correspond to the corporal dimension, while the composition, as the pauses, evoke an assonance to music: In the music, the silence is just as important as the notes played (Silvia Bächli, 2018).