Mai-Thu Perret news

Mai-Thu Perret news

Image: Mai-Thu Perret: The Blazing World

Mai-Thu Perret: The Blazing World

Spike Island, Bristol, UK
19 January - 24 March 2019

The Blazing World, Perret’s first major solo exhibition in the UK, explores the subject of witchcraft and the relationship between women’s oppression and the emergence of capitalism. In her immersive installation at Spike Island, a theatrical stage recalls sacred forms of architecture and is punctuated with ritualistic sculptures, puppets and textiles.

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Preview: Friday 18 January, 6–9pm

PerformanceWednesday 20 March, 7–8pm


Image: Mai-Thu Perret

Mai-Thu Perret

MAMCO, Musée d’art modern et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
10 October 2018 – 3 February 2019

MAMCO presents its first major exhibition of works by Mai-Thu Perret following her nomination for the Manor Prize in 2011. This survey show will explore the full scope of the artist’s practice, which embraces disciplines from sculpture to film, ceramics and performance.

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Image: Cellular World: Cyborg-Human-Avatar-Horror

Cellular World: Cyborg-Human-Avatar-Horror

Mai-Thu Perret
Glasgow International
20 April - 7 October

This group show features works by nine different internationally renowned artists including a new sculpture by Mai-Thu Perret, conceived for the occasion.

Image: 2018 Paul Boesch Award

2018 Paul Boesch Award

Mai-Thu Perret
Kunstmuseum Bern
22 March 2018

Mai-Thu Perret is the recipient of the Paul Boesch Art Prize 2018. The Paul Boesch Art Prize is awarded annually to an artist in the field of visual arts. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, 22 March at the Kunstmuseum Bern.

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Image: Mai-Thu Perret, Les guérillères XI, 2016

Photo credit: © Marieluise Hessel Collection of Contemporary Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson.

Photography: Annik Wetterv

Image: Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New New York

Swiss Institute Contemporary Art New New York

Artist Tribute 2017: Mai-Thu Perret
9 November 2017
Swiss Institute's 38 St. Marks Benefit honors Mai-Thu Perret on Thursday 9 November 2017. For more information please visit The Swiss Institute website.