Alexander Bühler

Born 1977 in Zürich (Switzerland)
Lives and works in Mexico City (MX), Berlin (DE) and Zürich (CH)

Education

2009 - 10: Research Program CCA 2009/2010, Kitakyushu, Japan
2000 - 03: BA (Hons) Painting, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
1999 - 00: Foundation Course, Chelsea Colleg of Art and Design, London

Residencies

2015: Atelier at Cearte, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
2007: Daniel Shand, Residency Project, London

Solo Exhibitions

2014: Archetypes and Lines, Studio 1.1, London
2011: Tokyo Traces, Gallery 6, Tokyo
2010: We like you, Gbc – Gebrüder Bühler, Mondejar Gallery, Zürich
2008: London, Berlin (2005-7), Studio 1.1, London
2008: Schnitzeljagt – Paper chase, curated by Lisa Bosse, Berlin
2005: Wagdas Gallery, London
2005: The journey, 89 Goldsmiths Rd, London

Group Exhibitions

2017: Transmitter, Hilpertraum, Berlin
2016/17: Shaped by Ambition, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
2015: Fundamental Ephemeris II, Frankfurt
2014: Ona i ja wahlverwandtschaften, Galeria OFF Piotrkowska, Lodz
2013: Arte Vivo, Museo De Arte Moderno, Mexico City
2011: Mit Seife und Gabeln, Gbc, Kunstraum Kreuzlingen
2010: Painting Over, Studio 1.1, London
2010: CCA Open Studios, Ogura Gallery, Kitakyushu
2008: In the light of, Collaboration project with Schalter, Berlin
2007: Abstract Continuous, Studio 1.1, London
2005: Zoo Art Fair, Studio 1.1, London
2003: Xhibit, London Institute Gallery, London

Art Book Fairs

2017: Paperworks, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City
2017: Friends with Books, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2017: I Never Read, Basel Art Book Fair, Basel
2016: Paperworks, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City
2016: I Never Read, Basel Art Book Fair, Basel
2016: Ghent Art Book Fair, Ghent
2016: LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles
2015: I Never Read, Basel Art Book Fair, Basel
2015: LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles
2014: I Never Read, Basel Art Book Fair, Basel
2014: On Print - La nuit des image, Musee de l’Elsysee, Lausanne
2014: LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles
2013: Usin - Zurich Small Press Fair, Zürich
2013: Third Issue - In Production, Frankfurt am Main
2013: Tokyo Art Book Fair, Tokyo
2013: On Print - La nuit des image, Musee de l’Elsysee, Lausanne
2013: I Never Read, Basel Art Book Fair, Basel
2013: LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles
2012: New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, New York
2012: Zine*Fair, Kunsthalle, Wien
2012: I Never Read, Basel Art Book Fair, Basel
2011: New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, New York
2011: London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2011: Tokyo Art Book Fair at Chiyoda 3331, Tokyo
2010: New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, New York
2010: Tokyo Art Book Fair at Chiyoda 3331, Tokyo

Publications

2016: Shaped by ambition, Exhibition Catalogue, London
2011: Mit Seife und Gabeln (Gbc), Revolver Verlag, Berlin 2011
2010: Omote Ura , CCA Research Program cat. Japan 2010
2008: London, Berlin (2005-7), Interview with Sarah Zürcher

Artist Books

2016: Xilitla, a/b Books, ed. of 300, Fukuoka
2016: A Novel, Gato Negro Ediciones, Mexico City
2015: Huacal, Gato Negro Ediciones, Mexico City
2015: Arts Briefly, Gato Negro Ediciones, Mexico City
2015: Freeze, a/b Books, ed. of 40, Fukuoka
2015: Doodle Draw, a/b Books, ed. of 30 (collaboration with HIMAA), Fukuoka
2015: Workout, a/b Books, Fukuoka
2014: Why did you shoot me?, Gato Negro Ediciones, Mexico City
2013: Transfer II, a/b Books, ed. of 15, Zürich
2013: Wanderlust, a/b Books, ed of 20, Zürich
2013: Transfer, a/b Books, ed. of 10, Zürich
2012: Archetypes and Lines, a/b Books, ed. of 20, Zürich
2012: Hemingway, a/b Books, ed. of 21, Zürich
2012: Found II, a/b Books, ed. of 40, Zürich
2011: Shinkansen, a/b Books, ed. of 33, Tokyo
2011: Memories ZH/TI, a/b Books, ed. of 40, Tokyo
2011: The Forgotten Field, a/b Books, ed. of 50, Tokyo
2011: Found, a/b Books, ed of 20, Tokyo
2011: Tokyo Traces, a/b Books, ed. of 300, Tokyo
2010: Timezone – Berlin, 2008 (Gbc), a/b Books, ed. of 20, Berlin
2010: Loop, a/b Books, ed. of 99, Tokyo
2010: Eden, a/b Books, ed. of 180, Tokyo
2005: One, ed. of 100, London

Bibliography

2015: MAIL ART – Fundamental Ephemeris II, www.feinripp.net
2014: Digital Promises: What’s Next for Art Books?, Swissnex San Francisco, 19 Feb.
2009: Look out for, Plastique Magazine (UK), Spring-Summer, S.131
2008: Spur Magazine (Japan), p.69, April
2008: Darwins Sell-Out, Issue-One Magazine (UK), Fall 07/08 Nr.004, Mar.
2008: Artnet.de Digest, Artnet, 14 Feb.
2008: Die Karawane zieht nach, Der Tagesspiegel (D), 25 Jan.
2008: Schnitzeljagd mit Kunst durch die Brunnenstraße, Berliner Morgenpost (D), 15 Jan.