Mai-Thu Perret lives and works in Geneva. She is known for her multi-disciplinary practice encompassing sculpture, painting, video and installation. Perret has created a complex oeuvre which combines radical feminist politics with literary texts, homemade crafts and twentieth-century avant-garde aesthetics.
Bea Schlingelhoff’s work has been shown at Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem; Bergen Kunsthall; Kunstverein Köln , Cologne; Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf; Arcadia Missa, London; Instituto Svizzero Milano, Milan; Schloss, Oslo; Manifesta 9, Genk; Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid; Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, among others. Recent solo exhibitions include No River to Cross, Kunstverein München, Munich (2021) and Declined Declinations, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (2022). Schlingelhoff received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles in 2000 and participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York between 2001 and 2002. She currently teaches at the Zurich University of the Arts, and lives and works in Switzerland.
The conversation will be moderated by Nicolas Brulhart the artistic director of Friart and curator of the exhibition.