Mike Bouchet

Mike Bouchet


Born in Castro Valley, California, 1970
Lives and works in New York City


University of California, Los Angeles, 1991-1994


Solo Exhibitions

Bounty, Peres Projects, Berlin

Hollywod Deals, O.P.A (Oficina para Proyectos de Arte), Guadalajara, Mexico 
Date Show Theater, LACMA performance, Los Angeles 
Untitled Video projection, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, upcoming 
Impulse Strategies, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris

New Living, COBRA Museum, Amstelveen, NL 
HARD ON, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt 
16x9 Action Film, screening at Mal Seh’n Kino, Frankfurt 
Neues Wohnen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt 
Retreat, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna 
Diet Cola Works, The Box, Los Angeles

The New New Age Film Festival, Autocenter, Berlin, 
Sell and Destroy – Redrawing the Bottom line, Frieze Projects, Frieze, London 
Black Tie, solo presentation at Frieze Art Fair, Galerie Parisa Kind, London

CANBURGER, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris 
New New Age Film Festival, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt am Main 
16x9 Action Film, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Shitrock Crate and Tapestry Cartoons, The Box, Los Angeles 
Fat Slices and Conscious Primers, MC Kunst, Los Angeles 
Reaction Time Circus Gallery, Los Angeles 
16x9 Action Film, MOCA, Los Angeles 
Almost Every City in The World, Galerie GP & N, Vallois, Paris

Recent Jacuzzis, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt

Top, Back and Bottom of Mind Awareness, Maccarone, Inc., New York 
New Jacuzzis, Kunstraum Innsbruck

Carpe Denim, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt

Overhead Baggage Treatment, Maccarone, Inc., New York

Business on Sunset, BOSS Exhibitions, Los Angeles

Untitled, solo exhibition, AB Gallery, Los Angeles


Selected Group Exhibitions

Track, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE 
Made in Germany 2, Sprengel Museum, Hannover

Informelnatur, Galerie Sabina Knust, Munich 
a painting show., Autocenter, Berlin
Notes on Notes on Camp, Invisible Exports, New York
Mongo, Thomas Brambilla Contemporary Art, Bergamo 
The Magic Sexy Templeloch of Wonderspirit, Wonderloch, Kellerland,Berlin 
Strictly Global, Deutsche Bank Frankfurt 
Involuntary, Ford Project, curated by Neville Wakefield,NewYork 
Das Meer: Traum und Wirklichkeit, Eres Stiftung, Munich 
Commercial Break,The Garage Center for Contemporary Arts,Venice 
Astrup Fearnley collection”Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil

Transzendenz Inc, Autocenter Berlin 
During Office Hours, curated by Aaron Moulton, VGF, Berlin 
Auteur/Amateur, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna 
Vaxination, Xippas Gallery, Athenslling 
The Travelling Show, La Jumex Collection, Curated by Adriano Pedrosa Jumex Collection, Mexico City 
Where do we go from Here?, selections from the UMEX Collection, CAC, Cincinnati 
The New New Age Film Festival, selected films, Lichter Filmage, Frankfurt

Where Do We Go From Here?, selections from The Jumex Collection, The Bass Museum, Miami Beach 
Frieze Projects, curated by Neville Wakefield, London 
Rotating View, Astrup Fearnley Museum Museum of Modern Art, Oslo 
Making Worlds, 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice 
Remap 2, Athens, GR 
Nothingness and Being, Seventh interpretation of The Jumex Collection, Curated by Shamim Momin, Mexico City 
Quand la première ivresse des succès bruyants … CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, FR
When the mood strikes... The Collection of Wilfried & Yannicke Cooreman-De Smedt", MDD Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle

Anthology, Otero Plassart, Los Angeles 
Meet Me Around The Corner, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo 
No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern CH 
Walls in the Street, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade 
Working Men,Analix Forever, Geneva 
The Practice of Everyday Life, Feinkost Gallery, Berlin 
Hotel California, Galerie Georges-Phillipe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris 
An Unruly History of the Readymade, Jumex Collection, Mexico City

Group Show, Sebastian Guiness Gallery, Dublin

27 Timer, Hollesgard, Denmark 
Pawnshop, e-Flux, New York 
Mind Hacking II, Muenster,Germany 
Quotidian, BUIA Gallery, New York 
New Economy, Artists Space, New York 
Moscow Biennial 2, Moscow, Russia 
Verbale, Innsbruck, Austria 
Uncertain States of America,Warsaw, Herning Kunstmuseum, Copenhagen, Beijing, Prague

5 Billion Years, Palais de Tokyo, Paris 
Uncertain States of America, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik 
E-flux Video Rental, Seoul, Korea, Antwerp 
Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London 
Mobile: Suro Collection, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio 
Uncertain States of America, Bard Curatorial Center, New York 
Sculpture Park, Lahr, Germany 
Nice Fine Arts, Offenburg, Germany 
Berlin Biennale 4, Berlin 
Palm D’Or Television Pitch, Frankfurt, Germany 
Space Boomerang, Swiss Institute, New York

Strich, Zeichnung, Bild, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna 
Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

Off Key, Kunsthalle Bern 
La Vista Hermosa, Liste, Basel 
Do You Like Stuff?, Swiss Institute, New York 
Greater New York 2005, PS1, New York 
Situational Prosthetics, New Langston Art Center, San Francisco 
E-flux Video Rental, KunstWerke Berlin Germany, Frankfurt

Dedicated to a Proposition, Extra City, Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp 
Sculpture now, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt 
Kotzrohr and Popular Ceramics, Video program, Wilkinson Gallery, London 
E-flux Video Rental, E-flux New York

High Desert Test Sites”, Los Angeles, CA 
Hands up, baby, hands up!” Oldenburger Kunstverein

Out of True, Santa Barbara University Art Museum, CA

Casino, SMAK, Gent,BE

Sebastian Clough and Mike Bouchet, Anton Kern Gallery, New York 
Life After The Squirrel, Location One, New York

SnowBall, Collaboration with Jason Rhoades and Peter Bonde, Venice Biennale

Size Matters, Special K Projects, Los Angeles

Common Denomination Language Expo, FAR, Los Angeles

Slum Loard, Main Street Gallery, Napa, CA

In Disposal, Broadway Art Complex, Santa Monica, CA

Jun 17 2016pdflink

Wake up and smell the Manifesta: piles of poo and a look inside Houellebecq's head

The Guardian

by Adrian Searle

Jun 13 2016pdflink

11 Uneasy Questions Raised by Manifesta 11

Artnet News

by Hettie Judah

Jun 15 2016pdflink

'What People Do for Money': 130 artists descend on Zurich for Manifesta 11


by Ann Binlot

Jun 13 2016pdflink

Mike Bouchet Brings

Blouin Artinfo

by Rachel Corbett

Apr 29 2016link

Mike Bouchet 'Bounty' on ArtAddict.net

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May 7 2016link

Mike Bouchet

Mousse Magazine

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Apr 8 2016pdflink

Mike Bouchet's Contribution to Manifesta 11 Is an 80-Ton Mountain of Poo

May 26 2016

Mike Bouchet 'Bounty' at Peres Projects

Aug 1 2014

Mike Bouchet among exhibitors at Art Berlin Contemporary

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Feb 15 2014

Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy: Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model

Opening at Portikus

February 15–April 20, 2014

Opening: February 14, 8pm




Alte Brücke 2 / Maininsel

60594 Frankfurt am Main


Aug 24 2013

Mike Bouchet in '356 Sculptures'

Mike Bouchet has 2 Diet Cola Works featured '356 Sculptures,' currently on view at 356 Mission. The show runs through September 14th. 

Go to 356mission.com for more information.


Oct 1 2009

Mike Bouchet: Selected Works 1989-2009 available for purchase

Mike Bouchet: Selected Works 1989-2009 now available on Sternberg Press.
Texts by Lucas Ajemian and Colin Gardner. Conversation with Daniel Birnbaum.

2009, English
21.5 x 28 cm, 216 pages, 171 color ill., hardcover
ISBN 978-1-933128-73-3