Alice McCabe was born in London but spent her childhood in Melbourne, Australia. Before she acquired an Australian accent she returned to England, her mother’s country of origin. After schooling, she studied Fine Art Painting at Brighton University, completing her dissertation on the dada artists of Zurich. Having fallen in love with the city on a research trip, she moved to Switzerland in 2010. She currently paints, works and passes her days, observing dada in daily life.