Mai-Thu Perret, born 1976, is a Swiss artist based in Geneva and a graduate of the Whitney Museum of American Art and Cambridge University (BA). Selected solo exhibitions include Slow Wave at Simon Lee in Hong Kong (2014), Astral Plane at David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles (2014), The Prairie at Galerie Francesca Pia in Zurich (2013) and Beast of Burden at Galerie Barbara Weiss in Berlin (2012). Selected group shows include B/W at Timothy Taylor Gallery in London (2014), the Biennial of Moving Images at the Center d’Art Contemporain in Geneva (2014),*Decorum at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (2014), Mingei: Are You Here? at Pace Gallery in New York (2014), At Work at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Siegen (2013), La Demeure Joyeuse II at Galerie Francesca Pia in Zurich (2012) and The Old, the New, the Different at Kunsthalle Bern (2012). Perret has received several awards including the Zurich Art Prize (2011), Manor Cultural Prize (2011), Prize of the Swiss Foundation for Graphic Arts (2008), Kiefer-Hablitzel Prize (2006) and the Swiss Federal Prize for Fine Arts (2004, 2006).