Jimenez - Colon Collection
Mai-Thu Perret
Untitled
Perret, Mai-Thu
Born 1976, Geneva, Switzerland
Lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland


EDUCATION

2002-2003
Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1997
BA, English Literature, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2013
Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland

2012
Beast of Burden, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
*The Adding Machine, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

2011
*The Adding Machine, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Mai-Thu Perret, Spectra in Cycle L'éternel détour, séquence d'été 2011, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
Winner of the "Zurich Art Prize" 2011: Mai-Thu Perret "I dream of the code of the west", Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland
Love Letters in Ancient Brick, Theatre de l'Usine, Geneva, Switzerland; Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Octopus, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland
Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
Migraine, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Parade, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
*An Ideal for Living, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
The Viewing Room, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
Flag, Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2009
Alphabet: Paintings and Text Works 2004-2009, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
*2013, The Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
The Crack-Up, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Aluminum Cities on a Lead Planet II, Art Unlimited, Art Basel 40, Basel, Switzerland

2008
*New Work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
*2012, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
Bikini, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
*Land of Crystal, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
An Evening of the Book and Other Stories, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2007
Crab Nebula, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Das Kunstwerk und sein Ort, Atelier Amden, Amden, Switzerland
*Land of Crystal, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands

2006
An Evening of the Book - Oeuvres imprimées 2000-2006, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland
*And Every Woman Will Be A Walking Synthesis Of The Universe, The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Apocalypse Ballet, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
*Solid Objects: Valentin Carron vs. Mai-Thu Perret, Chisenhale Gallery, London, England

2005
Heroine of the People, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
*Solid Objects: Valentin Carron vs. Mai-Thu Perret, Centre d'art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

2004
Statements, Galerie Francesca Pia, Art Basel 35, Basel, Switzerland
Love Thy Sister Like Thyself, Centre d'édition contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland

2003
Pure self-expression x25, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland

2002
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
We Close Our Eyes In order To See, Glassbox, Paris, France

2001
*Land of Crystal, Le Studio, CAN, Neuchâtel, Switzerland


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2013
Female Power, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Pattern: Follow the Rules, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

2012
La Demeure Joyeuse II, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Parque Industrial, curated by Julieta González, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
La jeunesse est un art, Jubiläum Manor Kunstpreis 2012, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Brot & Salz, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin, Germany
Cluster, Galerie 1m³, Lausanne, Switzerland
Reflecting Fashion: Kunst und Mode seit der Moderne, curated by Susanne Neuburger in collaboration with Barbara Rüdiger, MUMOK – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Marcher dans la couleur, curated by Hélène Audiffren, Musée régional d'art contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan, France
Le Confort Moderne, curated by Mathieu Copeland, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
Pure Perception, curated by Margherita Artoni, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Anti-Establishment, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
TEXT TEXTILE TEXTURE, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
Le Monde Comme Volonte Et Comme Papier Peint, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
New Sculpture?, curated by Maria Brewińska, Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw, Poland
The Old, the New, the Different, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
The Devil's Fidelity, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
Shake 'N' Bake, A Group Show Curated by Hard Hat, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
*Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
EXAMPLE: SWITZERLAND. Unbounding and Crossing Over as Art, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

2011
EXAMPLE: SWITZERLAND. Unbounding and Crossing Over as Art, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Cosima von Bonin, Natacha Lesueur, Mai-Thu Perret, Markus Raetz, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
Helvetii Vulcans, MUDAC - Musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Switzerland
2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
*ILLUMInations, curated by Bice Curiger, International Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Flags for Venice, Instituto Svizzero, Rome and Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York, Venice, Italy
*Abstract Possible: The Tamayo Take, Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

2010
*Abstract Possible, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Edition 5 Erstfeld, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf, Switzerland
Anonymous Materials, Stiftung Binz39, Zurich, Switzerland
Close Your Eyes in Order to See, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
High Ideals & Crazy Dreams, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
Borderlines, Cabinet des arts graphiques, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Genève, Switzerland
Yellow Box, video program by bdv, Restaurant Georges, Paris, France
*From Dusk Till Dawn: If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, video program by Yann Chateigné, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
A New Stance for Tomorrow, Part 3, Sketch, London, England
*Charles Fourier – L'écart absolu, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'archéologie de Besançon, France
*Born Under a Bad Sign, Power House Art Center, Memphis, TN
Goldene Zeiten, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
While Bodies Get Mirrored. An Exhibition about Movement, Formalism and Space, MigrosMuseum, Zurich, Switzerland
Chartreuse jeune: An intervention by Olaf Nicolai at the Casa Taberelli, Casa Tabarelli, Cornaiano, Italy

2009
Editions vs. Objets, Centre d'édition contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
I am by birth a Genevese, Forde, Geneva, Switzerland
Top 10 Allegories, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
*Anabasis – On Rituals of Homecoming, Festival of Dialogue of Four Cultures, Łódź, Poland
*Utopics, 11th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
Abstraktionen, Kunsthaus Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland
*Born to Be Wild – An Homage to Steven Parrino, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
*Heaven – Splendid Isolation, 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
*Living Together, MARCO, Vigo, Spain
*Curated by_ Gianni Jetzer: Beginnings, Middles and Ends, Galerie Christine König, Vienna, Austria
Revolver, COCO, Vienna, Austria
*Shifting Identities – (Swiss) Art Today, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
Prose pour des Esseintes, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland
Ventriloquist, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
A Spoken Word Exhibition, Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Regift, Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Living Together, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Fax, Drawing Center, New York, NY

2008
The Line is a Lonely Hunter – Drawings in New Jerseyy, New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland
Le spectrarium, Pavillon Suisse de la Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Paris, France
*Champion Zero, Champion Fine Arts at Rental Gallery, New York, NY
Standort Alltag – Everyday Ideologies, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
*Aurum, L'or dans l'art contemporain, Centre PasquArt, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
*Mémoires d'objets, Galerie Lionel Latham, Geneva, Switzerland
*Shifting Identities – (Swiss) Art Today, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
*Abstraction Extension, curated by Christian Besson, Julien Fronsacq and Samuel Gross, La Fondation pour l'art contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex, France
*There is no story to tell, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Art Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY; E-Werk, Berlin, Germany; Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia; Centre d'art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; Superstudio Piu, Milan, Italy; Phillips de Pury & Company, London, England
The Saints, and music & films by Amy Granat, with Fia Backstrom, Jutta Koether, Amy O'Neill, Mai-Thu Perret, Angel Turner, Emily Sundblad & Stefan Tcherepnin, Sketch, London, England
A Spoken Word, curated by Mathieu Copeland, Tranzitdisplay, Praha, Czech Republic
*Black Noise: A Tribute to Steven Parrino, Centre National de l'Estampe et de l'Art Imprimé, Chatou, France
*Abstraction étendue: Une scène romande et ses connexions, Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France
Dadadandy Boutique, Artprojx Space, London, England

2007
Ballet mécanique, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
A Spoken Word, curated by Mathieu Copeland, Performa, Swis Institute, New York, NY
*Euro-Centric, Part 1: New European Art from the Rubell Family Collection, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
*Black Noise: A Tribute to Steven Parrino, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
Les artistes de la collection cahiers d'artistes, Série VI + VII, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland
Introvert, Extrovert, Makes No Difference, Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint Paul de Vence, France
*An Altas of Events, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbonne, Portugal
Open and Shut, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL
*00 – L'histoire d'une décennie qui n'est pas encore nommée, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
*Tomorrow, Sonjeart Center and Kumho Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
*Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, South Korea
Radiant City, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
Pure Self Expression, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
*In The Poem About Love, You Don't Write The Word Love, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN; Overgaden Institut For Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
At Home in the Universe, curated by John Armleder, Mongin Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
*Art en plein air – Motiers 2007, Val de Travers, Motiers, Switzerland
Tension; Sex; Despair-Who/So-What, curated by Christian Egger, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien, Austria
*Half Square Half Crazy, La Villa Arson, Nice, France
Worker Drone Queen, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France
Space is the Place, a project presented by DADADANDY, Ritter/Zamet, London, England
Etats (faites-le vous-même)/Grown Your Own, a project by Peter Coffin, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Bastard Creatures, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2006
*Madame la baronne était plutôt maniérée, assez roccoco et totalement baroque – Volume 3, Centre d'art Mira Phalaina, Maison Populaire, Montreuil, France
Piani Sospetti: Carsten Nicolai, Federico Pietrella, Mai-Thu Perret, Marcello Simeone, Mark Manders, Via Nuova Arte Contemporanea, Firenze, Italy
Interstellar Low Ways, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
The Gold Standard, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
*Lovely Shanghai Music, Team 404, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Conversation Pieces - Regard sur la collection du Fonds d'art contemporain de la Ville de Genève (Fmac), Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
*Shiny, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
*Modus, Neue Kunst Halle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
*Unter 30 IV Kiefer Hablitzel, Centre Pasquart, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
*Bring the War Home, curated by Drew Heitzler, Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY; QUED, Los Angeles, CA
*Visioni del paradiso, Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome, Italy
The Endless Summer, West London Projects, London, England
Objets d'hier et d'aujourd'hui, Galerie Edouard Manet, Gennevilliers, France
*Again for Tomorrow, Royal College of Art Galleries, London, England
Hradacany, La Générale, Paris, France
*Sublime Part II, Usine, Atelier 3ème étage, Geneva, Switzerland
Madame la baronne était assez grotesque, plutôt rococo et totalement baroque - Acte I, Centre d'Art Mira Phalaina, Maison Populaire de Montreuil, Montreuil, France
*Eine Person allein in einem Raum mit Coca-Cola-farbenden Wänden, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
Nouvelles Collections: Edition 5, Centre PasquArt, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
*Goshka Macuga: Sleep of Ulro, A-Foundation, Greenland Street, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England
*In The Poem About Love, You Don't Write The Word Love, Artists Space, New York, NY
Tbilissi 3: Let's Stay Alive Till Monday, Children National Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

2005
Geneve, artistes et créateurs d'aujourd'hui, Centre d'Art contemporain, Geneva, Switzlerland
*In The Poem About Love, You Don't Write The Word Love, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
*Parallel Life (Paralleles Leben), Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Tbilisi 2, Wednesday calls the future, National Arts Center, Tbilisi, Georgia
*NY TWICE, curated by Fabrice Stroun, Air de Paris, Paris, France
*Model Modernisms, curated by Christian Rattemeyer, Artists Space, New York, NY
Situational Prosthetics, New Langton Arts Center, San Francisco, CA

2004
None of the above, Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art, New York, NY
*YellowPages, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland
Tuesday is gone, Tbilisi, Georgia
*Fürchte Dich, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
Leviathan under moon's influence, Champion Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Archives. Generation Upon Generation, Year, Brooklyn, NY
The Age of Optimism, curated by Fabrice Stroun, Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

2003
*Form/Kontext/Troja, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Socialism – A love letter, Fia Backström Productions, Brooklyn, NY
*Fink Forward – The Collection/ Connection, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
*YellowPages, Turm Gallery, Helmstedt, Germany; Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland
The return of the creature, Künstlerhaus Thurn + Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

2001
Rock Paper Scissors, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
*Get Angry – Perspectives romandes 3, Espace Arlaud, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Wahrscheinlich (vraisemblablement), Alimentation Générale Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
The New Domestic Landscape, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain

2000
Dr Wings, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Why can't monsters get along with other monsters, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Etat des lieux #2, Préfiguration du Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ; Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland


MONOGRAPHS / ARTIST BOOKS / DVD
(* indicates a non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2011
*Mai-Thu Perret, (texts by Elisabeth Lebovici and Diedrich Diederichsen). Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2011

2008
*2012, (text by Carissa Rodriguez). London: Timothy Taylor Gallery, 2008
*Mai-Thu Perret: Land of Crystal, (edited by Christophe Keller, texts by Fabrice Stroun, Hamza Walker, interview by Paula van den Bosch and Giovanni Carmine). Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2008
An Evening of the Book, Mathieu Copeland Presents, London, DVD, 2008
*Black Noise, A Tribute to the Late Steven Parreno, Artist Book, Number 32, (edited by John Armleder, Mai-Thu Perret and Amy Granat, texts by Christian Marclay and Kim Gordon). Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2008
*Kim Soeb Boninsegni: Mining For Pearls, (texts by Liam Gillick, Sarina Basta, Daniel Baunmann, Giovanni Carmine, Piero Golia, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Pierre Joseph, Justin Liberman, Tobias Madison, Elli Medeiros, Damián Navarro, Mai-Thu Perret, Guillaume Pilet, Emmanuel Rossetti, Wolf Günter Theil). Berlin: Atelier Schönhauser, 2008

2006
Brumaire, magazine concept, distributed as supplement of Parabol AM, Number 1, Vienna, March 2006
*Mai-Thu Perret, (text by Lionel Bovier), Collection Cahiers d'Artistes, Pro Helvetia. Zurich: Pro Helvetia, 2006


BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2013
Chaillou, Timothée, in conversation with Mai-Thu Perret, "Interview with Mai-Thu Perret," TheWhiteReview.org, April 1, 2013
*Lund, Maria, ed., Abstraction, London and Cambridge: Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press, 2013

2012
"Miami: David Kordansky at Art Basel Miami Beach," Contemporary Art Daily, December 10, 2012
Cohen, Patricia, "A Guided Tour for a Wannabe Collector at Art Basel Miami," The New York Times, December 6, 2012
"'La Demeure Joyeuse II' at Francesca Pia," Contemporary Art Daily, December 2, 2012
Rosenmeyer, Aoife, "La Demeure Joyeuse II," Art-Agenda.com, October 22, 2012
Menetrey, Sylvain, "Macréativité en pilote automatique," Swissquote, Number 4, September 2012, p. 96
"Mai-Thu Perret at Barbara Weiss," Contemporary Art Daily, October 18, 2012
Hartvig, Nicolai, "Big Spaces for Big Art at the Edges of Paris," International Herald Tribune, October 8, 2012
Teixeira Pinto, Ana, "Mai-Thu Perret at Galerie Barbara Weiss, and Berlin Art Week Highlights," Art-Agenda.com, September 18, 2012
Botz, Anneli, "Art Week Berlin: Bread & Salt," artfridge.de, September 12, 2012
"'Cluster' at 1m3," Contemporary Art Daily, September 10, 2012
van Tilburg, Merel, "Artists' wallpapers," TATE ETC., Issue 26, 2012
Moratto, Rossella, (translated from Italian by Lucy Rees), "Pure Perception: Monica De Cardenas - Milan," Flash Art, July-September 2012, p. 106
Bourriaud, Nicolas, "Hétérochronie," L'Officiel Art, Number 1, April-June 2012, pp. 98-107, 287
"Mai-Thu Perret," ten songs that saved your life, July 29, 2012
"'Changing States of Matter' at Brand New Gallery, Milan," Mousse, July 6, 2012
"Le Confort Moderne with Francis Baudevin, Philippe Decrauzat, Olivier Mosset, Mai-Thu Perret," NovembreMagazine.com, May 30, 2012
"'Pure Perception' at Monica De Cardenas, Milan," MousseMagazine.it, May 26, 2012
"'TEXT TEXTILE TEXTURE' at Barbara Weiss," Contemporary Art Daily, April 20, 2012
Schwarzbart, Judith, "Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies," Art-Agenda.com, April 3, 2012
Dagen, Philippe, "L'héritage décalé de Vasarely," Le Monde, March 24, 2012, p. 3
"Group Show at Kunsthalle Bern," Contemporary Art Daily, March 23, 2012
"The Devil's Fidelity," TheLoveMagazine.co.uk, January 26, 2012
"'Example Switzerland' at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein," Contemporary Art Daily, January 5, 2012

2011
Briggs, Louise, "Visit: Mai-Thu Perret's retrospective," Kaleidoscope, Issue 13, Winter 2011/12, p. 94
"Mai-Thu Perret at Le Magasin," Contemporary Art Daily, November 12, 2011
Tippapart, Tida, "Mai-Thu Perret Channels 'Krazy Kat' – Review," Performa Magazine, November 12, 2011
Sulcas, Roslyn, "Mai-Thu Perret / Laurence Yadi," The New York Times, October 28, 2011
Sherwin, Skye, "10 Artists to Meet: Mai-Thu Perret," Ten Men, Issue 27, Autumn/Winter 2011, p. 87
Bregman, A., "AO on Site (with Photoset) - London: Frieze Art Fair Final Summary, October 16, 2011," ArtObserved.com, October 17, 2011
Caille, Laurence, "La Fabuleuse Année de Mai-Thu Perret," Migros Magazine, Issue 41, October 10, 2011
"Exhibition at Haus der Kunst reflects the versatility of Italian architect Carlo Mollino's oeuvre," ArtDaily.org, September 17, 2011
Diehl, Travis, "Los Angeles: Mai-Thu Perret," Modern Painters, September 2011, p. 91
Moulène, Claire, "Science de la Fiction," Les Inrockuptibles, August 24-30, 2011, pp. 112-113
Rosenberg, Karen, "All Nooks, Crannies, Bedrooms and Trees Are Backdrops for Art," The New York Times, August 8, 2011, p. C5
Maneker, Marion, "Crushing It in Aspen," Art Market Monitor, August 2, 2011
Gygax, Raphael, "Mai-Thu Perret: Hyper Ballads," Flash Art, July-September 2011, pp. 42-43
"Kunsthalle Bern Appoints New Director," MuseumPublicity.com, July 9, 2011
Baur, Simon, "Konstruktive Kristallkugel," Neue Zürcher Zeitung, July 9, 2011, p. 54
Perret, Mai-Thu, "Mai-Thu Perret," ThisLongCentury.com, June 27, 2011
Velasco, David, "Plug 'n' Play," Artforum.com, June 18, 2011
Goldstein, Andrew M., "Light Show: Searching for Substance in the Venice Biennale's 'ILLUMInations' Exhibition," Artinfo.com, June 17, 2011
Kunitz, Daniel, "Texting: The Artist as Writer as Artist," Modern Painters, Summer 2011, pp. 48-53
Garrett, Craig, "An illuminating tour around the 54th Venice Biennale," Phaidon.com, June 7, 2011
Adam, Georgina and Morris, Jane, "First impressions of 'Illuminazioni' exhibition at Venice Biennale," The Art Newspaper, June 3, 2011
"Flags for Venice," prohelvetia.ch, June 3, 2011
"Venice: Mai-Thu Perret at the Arsenale," Contemporary Art Daily, June 2, 2011
*Mai-Thu Perret - The Adding Machine, edited by Madeleine Schuppli. Aarau: Aargauer Kunsthaus, June 2011
"54th Venice Biennale: Bice Curiger (Artistic Director)," ART-iT.asia, May 25, 2011
Rattemeyer, Christian, "Mai-Thu Perret: Aargauer Kunsthaus," Artforum, June 2011
Bordignon, Elena, "Mai Thu Perret," L'Uomo Vogue, Number 421, May-June 2011, p. 155
Moser, Kati, "Meteoric Rise," Schweizer Illustrierte, Issue 21, May 23, 2011, pp. 86-87
Lawson, Laura, "Art News Headlines: May 23, 2011," EscapeIntoLife.com, May 23, 2011
"Major Solo Exhibition of Swiss Artist Mai-Thu Perret at Aargauer Kunsthaus," ArtDaily.org, May 24, 2011
*ILLUMInations: 54th International Art Exhibition La Biennale Di Venezia, edited by Bice Curiger and Giovanni Carmine, Venice: Marsilio Editori, May 2011
Rattemeyer, Christian, "Previews: Mai-Thu Perret," Artforum, May 2011, p. 163
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, "Critics' Picks: Mai-Thu Perret," Artforum.com, April 2011
*Microhistorias y macromundos, Volume 3, edited by Maria Lind. Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura-Fundación Olga y Rufino Tamayo, A.C., 2011
Scoccimarro, Antonio, "Diary: Mai-Thu Perret," Mousse, Issue 28, April-May 2011, p. 213
Wagley, Catherine, "Migraines over Blue Shag Rugs," DailyServing.com, April 15, 2011
Knight, Christopher, "Expectations go upside down," Los Angeles Times, April 15, 2011, pp. D20-D21
Pollack, Barbara, "Talking with Bice Curiger VENI, VIDI, VICI, VENICE: An Inside Look at the Venice Biennale," artnet.com, April 1, 2011
"Let There Be Light," OtherEdition.com, March 30, 2011
"Curator Bice Curiger announces Venice artists," ArtReview.com, March 12, 2011
Davis, Ben, "Venice Biennale Releases Artist List for 2011 'ILLUMInations' Exhibition," Artinfo.com, March 11, 2011
"Mai-Thu Perret," Monopol, March 2011, p. 46

2010
*Bernard Sopie, "Dialogues croisés de l'attraction passionnée à 'Land of Crystal' harmonies, féminismes et nouveaux mondes," Charles Fourier – L'écart absolu, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'archéologie de Besançon, France. Dijon: Les presses du réel, 2010
*Beckstette, Sven, "Mai-Thu Perret," The Art of Tomorrow. Berlin: Distanz Verlag, 2010, pp. 242-245
*Van Tilburg, Merel, "Mai-Thu Perret," Artistes à Genève. Geneva: Editions Notari, 2010
Brenan, Mike, "Nutilitarianism: a rise in multi-functional art?," ModernEdition.com, 2010
Descombes, Mireille, "Mai-Thu Perret," Art contemporain en Suisse – Le Guide 2010 (Hors série L'Hebdo), 2010, p. 57
Kurzmeyer, Roman, "Angewandter Modernismus," Art Collector, Number 1, 2010, pp. 18-25
Kai-Hwa Wang, Frances, "'Mai-Thu Perret: An Ideal for Living' exhibit opening at U of M Museum of Art (UMMA)," annarbor.com, December 16, 2010
Stunda, Hilary, "Disappearing into Your Work – A Conversation with Mai-Thu Perret," Sculpture, Volume 29, Number 5, June 2010, pp. 48-51
Keller, Pierre, "Mai-Thu Perret – L'artiste d'une communauté imaginaire," L'Hebdo, Number 20, May 20, 2010, p. 167
Beckstette, Sven, "Wenn der Korken der Geschichte knallt," artnet.de, February 24, 2010

2009
*Kopp, Céline, "Mai-Thu Perret," Vitamin 3D. London: Phaidon Press, 2009: 224-227
Grandjean, Emmanuel, "Mai-Thu Perret – Retour à New Ponderosa," Kunst Bulletin, Number 10, 2009, pp. 42-45
Renninger, Suzann-Viola, "Immer im Kristall – Die Künstlerin Mai-Thu Perret," Schweizer Monatshefte, Number 970, July 2009, pp. 4-5
Herbert, Martin, "Sifting Defunct Modernity in Search of Something Useful," Tate Etc., Issue 15, Spring 2009, pp. 62-69
Pratt, Ken, "Telling Tales," Wound, Number 6, Spring 2009, pp. 254-260
Moisdon, Stéphanie, "Utopies narratives," Beaux Arts Magazine, Number 296, February 2009, p. 54
"Top 20 der jungen Schweizer Kreativen," Bolero, January/February 2009, p. 33
Lyons, Matthew, "Six Sides, Topologically Distinct: Black Box/White Cube," Movement Research Performance Journal, Number 34, January 2009, pp. 26-29
Henchoz, Murielle, "Mai-Thu Perret," Sikart, 2009

2008
*Fronsacq, Julien, "Medium-Message," Parkett No. 84. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, 2008, pp. 118-131
*Gough, Maria, "Crystal Futures," Parkett No. 84. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, 2008, pp. 104-117
*Miller, John, "For a Set of abandoned Futures," Parkett No. 84. Zurich: Parkett-Verlag AG, 2008, pp. 132-143
*Monvoisin, Alain, "Mai-Thu Perret," Dictionnaire International de la Sculpture Moderne & Contemporaine. Paris: Éditions du Regard, 2008, p. 426
Ebner, Jörg, "Über die Wahrheit eine Farbige Lasur," Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, October 4, 2008, p. 42
Dexter, Emma, "Crystal Relics," NY Arts Magazine, September-October 2008
Müller, Dominikus, "Dominikus Müller schaut sich in den Galerien von Berlin um," TAZ Berlin, June 18, 2008, p. 27
Rehme, Sandra, "Mai-Thu Perret – Timothy Taylor Gallery," TAZ Berlin, June, 18, 2008, p. 27
Montreuil, Grégory, "Mai-Thu Perret at The Kitchen," Flash Art, Number 260, Reviews, May-June 2008, pp. 151-152
Bauman, Daniel, "Land of Languages," Spike, Number 15, Spring 2008, p. 125
Burton, Johanna, "Mai-Thu Perret - The Kitchen," Artforum, April 2008, pp. 367-368
Tremblay, Nicolas, "Réparatrice de rêves," Numéro, Issue 92, April 2008, pp. 48-50
Badrutt Schoch, Ursula, "St Gallen. Mai-Thu Perret in der Kunsthalle", Kunst Bulletin, Number 3, March 2008, p. 57
Bonacina, Andrew, Revolutions, "Radical women and the shifting function of objects," Frieze, Issue 113, March 2008, pp. 156-157
Kerr, Merrily, "Mai-Thu Perret, An Evening of the Book and Other Stories," Time Out New York, Number 648, February 27-March 4, 2008
Ulmer, Brigitte, "Flucht vor dem Kapital," Bilanz, Number 4, February 22-March 6, 2008, pp. 88-89
Kaufmann, Dorothee, "Kunst der Utopie," Regioartline Kunstmagazin, February 2008, p. 10
IT, "Mai-Thu Perret, Minimalistisch," Schweizer Illustrierte, February 11, 2008
Badrutt Schoch, Ursula, "Die Schöne Form der Utopie," St. Galler Tagblatt, Number 23, January 29, 2008
PD, "Mai-Thu Perret in der Kunsthalle," St. Galler Tagblatt, Number 20, January 25, 2008
ADR, "Mai-Thu Perret," VOZ Die Wochenzeitung, Number 4, January 24, 2008

2007
*Anyang Public Art Project 2007, curated by Sung Won Kim. Anyang: Anyang Public Art Project Foundation, 2007
*Copeland, Mathieu, Mai-Thu Perret, Lyon Biennale 2007. Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2007
*Sholis, Brian, An Atlas of Events, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, The State of the World Cultural Forum. Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2007, p. 54
*"And Every Woman Will Be A Walking Synthesis Of The Universe," Annual Report 2005-2006, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago. Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2007, pp. 41-43
Bonacina, Andrew, "Slouching towards utopia. An interview with Mai-Thu Perret by Andrew Bonacina," UOVO, Issue 12, 2007, pp. 200-230
Baumann, Daniel, "Mai-Thu Perret," Artforum, September 2007
Villeneuve, Mathilde, "Tatiana Trouvé / Mai-Thu Perret – Systémes en dérive," Mouvement, Number 44, July-September 2007, pp. 116-121
Roeschmann, Dietrich, "Schweizer Meister. Top 20," Annabelle, 11/07, June 2007, p. 56
"Mai-Thu Perret, New Baroque," Spike, Number 11, Spring 2007
Boukobza, Julie, "En utopie," L'Officiel, Number 915, May 2007
Moulène, Claire, "Reines de l'utopie," Les Inrockuptibles, Number 594, April 2007
Becher, Jörg, "Die 50 wichtigsten Künstler der Schweiz," Echtzeit Verlag, Basel, 2007, pp. 109-111

2006
*Swiss Art Award 2006. Zurich: Schweizerischer Kunstverein, 2006: 13-14, 129
*Bonacina, Andrew, "Mai-Thu Perret," Again for Tomorrow. London: Royal College of Art, London, 2006
*Morrison, Alex, "Interview with Mai-Thu Perret," Again for Tomorrow. London: Royal College of Art, London, 2006
*Eine Person allein in einem Raum mit Coca-Cola-farbenden Wänden, edited by Søren Grammel, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz. Berlin: Verlag, 2006
*Modus, edited by Marina Leuenberger. St. Gallen: Neue Kunst Halle St. Gallen, 2006
*In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love, edited by Tanya Leighton, Artists Space, New York. New York: Sternberg Press, 2007
*Shiny, Wexner Center for the Arts. Columbus: Wexner Center for the Arts, 2006
Chateigné, Yann, "One more Time," Trouble, Number 6, 2006
*Thibo, Nina, "Licht, lucht, liefde - en paracetamol," Mister Motley, Number 12, pp. 37-39
Orden, Abraham, "The Windy Apple," artnet.com, 2006
Egger, Christian, "Klaus Theweleit: Male Fantasies, Mai-Thu Perret in an interview with Christian Egger," Spike, Issue 10, Winter 2006, pp. 118-121
Feldman, Hannah, "Desert of the Real," Artforum, Summer 2006, pp. 332-335
"Olympiade der Kunst//Olympian hights of Art," Lufthansa magazin, June 2006
Sahakian, Marlyne, "One to Watch: Mai-Thu Perret," artkrush.com, Issue 34, June 2006
Mojica, Jason, "The Crystal Frontier, the Rennaissance Society," Time Out Chicago, Issue 66, June 1-June 8, 2006
Verhagen, Marcus, "Valentin Carron Mai-Thu Perret Chisenhale Gallery London," Art Monthly, May 2006, pp. 296-297.
Moulène, Claire, "Mai-Thu Perret," Les Inrockuptibles, April 25-May 1, 2006
Lapp, Axel, "Mai-Thu Perret," Art Review, April 2006
Allen, Jennifer, "Mai-Thu Perret at Galerie Barbara Weiss," Artforum, April 2006
Nielsen, Henrikke, "Mai-Thu Perret," Flash Art International, Number 247, March/April 2006
Hüster, Wiebke, "Pappmaché-Kameradinnen," Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, February 19, 2006
Renard, Emilie, "A l'ombre de Jeanne d'Arc – Entretien avec John Armleder et Mai-Thu Perret," Trouble, Number 6, 2006

2005
Notter, Eveline, "Valentin Carron, Mai-Thu Perret," artpress, Number 317, November 2005, pp. 78-80
*Sung Won, Kim, "Interview with Mai-Thu Perret," Paralleles Leben, Frankfurter Kunstverein. Frankfurt: Lukas & Sternberg, 2005
Reynaud-Dewar, Lily, "Guest: Figures spéciales," 02 Revue d'art contemporain, Number 38, Summer 2005
Menz, Marguerite, "Genève: Valentin Carron versus Mai-Thu Perret," Kunst Bulletin, July/August 2005
Schellenberg, Samuel, "Deux artistes se la jouent 'Kramer contre Kramer'," Le Courrier, May 19, 2005

2004
Stroun, Fabrice, "Ouverture, Mai-Thu Perret," Flash Art International, Number 236, May-June, 2004
Notter, Eveline, "Love the sister like thyself," Kunst Bulletin, May 2004
Schellenberg, Samuel, "Mai-Thu Perret, à l'aise entre mots et forme," Le Courrier, April 17, 2004
Steiner, Urs, "Heiter? Bewölkt? - Grosswetterlage der Befindlichkeit im Hemhaus," Neue Zürcher Zeitung, February 17, 2004

2003
*Fink Forward – The Collection/ Connection, Kunsthaus Glarus. Zurich: Edition Fink, 2003
Gerber, Elisabeth, "Mai-Thu Perret im Galerie Francesca Pia," Kunst Bulletin, October 2003
*"Kontext, Form, Troja," Helvetica. Vienna: Secession, 2003

2002
Stroun, Fabrice, "Fabrice Stroun talks with Mai-Thu Perret," CAN, Neuchâtel, 2002

2001
Julliard, Nicolas, "La colère maîtrisée de jeunes artistes," Le Temps, December 11, 2001
D'Alimonte, Valério, "La fuite en arrière," La Voix du Luxembourg, November 1, 2001
Bohm, Alexander, "Utopire," D'Lëtzebuerger Land, October 19, 2001
"Highlist," Casa Vogue Brazil, Number 192, 2001

2000
Bauman, Daniel, "Etat des lieux #2," Kunst Bulletin, May 2000
*Michèle, Nicol, "The Now Idea: Embroidery," Parkett, Number 59. Zurich: Parkett, 2000


TEXTS BY THE ARTIST
(* indicates a non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2009
"Without a Filter," Texte zur Kunst, September 2009, p. 129
"Maria Eichhorn / Swantje Hielscher – Questions to Pedro de Llano, Sarat Marhaj, Peer Golo Wili, Mai-Thu Perret," Inaesthetik, Number 1, June 2009

2005
*"Crystal Frontier: A Short Lexicon," Again For Tomorrow, Royal College of Art, London, 2006
"Dear Friend," Univers, Number 9, Vienna/Berlin, September 2005
"Lee Lozano," Metropolis M, Amsterdam, January 2005

2003
*La Rayon Noir, (curated with Fabrice Stroun). Lausanne: Circuit, April 2003
*"Exhibit A," Inside the White Cube. London: White Cube, 2003

2001
*Timewave Zero: A Psychedelic Reader, (anthology edited in collaboration with Lionel Bovier). Geneva and Frankfurt: JRP Editions and Verlag, 2001

2000
*Xn Hétérotopies. Geneva: JRP Editions, 2000
"New Ponderosa Year Zero," Valdez, Bogotà, Number 3, September 2000, pp. 96-98
"The Crystal Frontier," airdeparis.com/guest, 2000-2003

1998
"Run Abstraction," Purple Prose, Number 13, Winter 1998, Text 17
"Up in the mountains," Purple Fiction, Number 4, Winter 1998, Text 08


CURATORIAL PROJECTS
(* indicates a publication)

2009
*Voids: A Retrospective, in collaboration with John Armleder, Laurent LeBon, Mathieu Copeland, Gustav Metzeger, Philippe Pirotte and Clive Philpot, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2008
*Black Noise – A Tribute to Steven Parrino, in collaboration with John Armleder and Jérôme Massard, Cneai, Chatou, France

2007
*Black Noise – A Tribute to Steven Parrino, in collaboration with John Armleder and and Jérôme Massard, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland

2004
*Homosocial, Champion Fine Arts, New York, NY
*Boys Keep Swinging, Champion Fine Arts, New York, NY

2003
*Le Rayon Noir, in collaboration with Fabrice Stroun, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
Love in a battlefield, in collaboration with Daniel Baumann and Fabrice Stroun, 27 Canal, New York, NY

2002
*Le Jardin de la Violence / Der Garten der Gewalt, in collaboration with Daniel Baumann, Johannes Gachnang and Fabrice Stroun, Expo.02: Swiss National Exhibition, Historical Museum, Morat, Switzerland

2001
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, in collaboration with Fabrice Stroun, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland

1999-2001
Collaboration with Fabrice Stroun, Forde Independent Space for Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland


GRANTS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2011
Zurich Art Prize, Switzerland
Manor Cultural Prize, Switzerland

2008
Prize of the Swiss Foundation for Graphic Arts, Switzerland

2006
Kiefer-Hablitzel Prize, Switzerland
Swiss Federal Prize for Fine Arts, Switzerland

2004
Swiss Federal Prize for Fine Arts, Switzerland



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