Major Solo Exhibition of Swiss Artist Mai-Thu Perret at Aargauer Kunsthaus

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AARAU, SWITZERLAND .- The Aargauer Kunsthaus in Aarau presents a major solo exhibition of Swiss artist Mai-Thu Perret, on view from 14 May through 31 July 2011. The exhibition, which incorporates sculpture, installation, painting, video and performance as well as text-based work, is the most comprehensive presentation to date of this internationally renowned artist. In recent years Mai-Thu Perret (b. 1976) has drawn considerable attention in Europe and the U.S. for her ambitious, multidisciplinary artistic work, which comprises sculpture, installation, painting, video, performance, and text-based pieces with a wide underlying frame of cultural and art historical references. The Geneva-based artist is particularly interested in 20th century avant-garde movements and Utopian concepts of life. The solo exhibition at the Aargauer Kunsthaus titled The Adding Machine highlights the multifaceted approach of Mai-Thu