Yves Scherer

b. 1987, Solothurn, Switzerland

Lives and works in New York, USA


2012 - 2014 MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art London

2007 - 2011 BA Sciences of Culture, Lucerne University, Basel and Berlin


2015 IAAB Travel Grant Beijing

2015 Swiss Art Awards

2012 Förderpreis Bildende Kunst des Kantonalen Kuratoriums für Kultur



Adam and Eve, Golsa, Oslo, Norway

Primal, Cassina Projects, New Release, and 1950 Gallery/Alberto Aquilino, New York


The Brightest Witch of Her Age, Studio Hugo Opdal in collaboration with Rod Bianco, Flø, Norway

A Thousand Years, Towards, Toronto, Canada


Single, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Our Life, Rod Bianco, Oslo

Snow White and the Huntsman (presented by joségarcía, mx in collaboration with Attilia Fattori Franchini) Casa Pedregal, Mexico City


Couples , Studiolo, Milan, Italy

Lovebirds , mvprojekte, Cologne, Germany

Honey Moon, Swiss Institute, New York

Where Is the Love , ExoExo, Paris Vanity Fair (with Florian Auer), Salon Kennedy, Frankfurt, Germany

Days at Sea, Carl Kostyal, London


Closer, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Coney Island, curated by Samuel Leuenberger, SALTS, Basel, Switzerland


SKYLINE , SSZ-Sued, Cologne, Germany

Evolution & Comfort, Almanac Projects, London



Jean-Marie Appriou, Martha Atienza, Dora Budor, Shara Hughes, Iman Issa, Justin Matherly, Tobias Pils, Magali Reus, Yves Scherer, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

New Swiss Performance Now, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel


Viewing Room, Towards, Toronto, Canada

Cupid & Psyche, Yves Scherer and Markus Selg, Svit, Praha, Czech Republic

Hell is Other People, 100 Chambers St, 5th Floor, New York

A Highly Dazed World, Daily Lazy Projects, Athens

Look, all this is fraud, Milieu, Bern, Switzerland

A Bigger Splash, Lyles & King, New York


Whistles of Surfaces, digital curatorial project by Lito Kattou, Eftychios Savvidis and Charalampos Ioannou, whistlesofsurfaces.com

A STAY IN THE PAPHOS LOOP, Offspace.xyz, New York

When Forms Become Attitude, Kunst Raum Riehen, Riehen, Switzerland

Human Condition, John Wolf, Los Angeles, USA

True Love Over Physics, Coma Gallery, Sidney

Happy Like Yesterday, Nest, Den Haag, Netherlands

Silleteros, Kinman Gallery, London

For Pete’s Sake, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm

Crib, Hono-lulu, Zurich, Switzerland

Adult Swim, Shin Gallery, New York

MORE THAN LOVERS, MORE THAN FRIENDS, Center For Contemporary Art Futura, Prague

Exhale, André Viana, New York

War Games, Moran Bondaroff, Detroit, USA

Going Places - Where's the Beef?, Salon Mondial, Basel

Three Weeks > Six Videos > Two Rooms, Ellis King, Dublin

emma (swing), 39 great jones, New York

Scout, Triumph & Disaster, Alabama, Germany

Das Tal der Krisen Teil 2, Belle Air, Essen, Germany

6 Videos by 6 Artists, Video Room, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Germany

Grey, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy


copy g_ods, DREI, Cologne, Germany

Far Beyond, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany

Cookie Gate, Ellis King, Dublin

Basic Instinct, Seventeen Gallery, London

Art Basel Parcours, Basel, Switzerland (cat.) Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland

Windowlicker , Center, Berlin

Balconia, Swimmingpool Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria

Do I want an Old-fashioned?, Boetzelaer/Nispen, Amsterdam

Last Night, curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini, Parallel Oaxaca, Mexico City

Under a thawing lake, Dark Arts Internations, Mexico City

Nimm's mal Easy , Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland


Cold Sweat, Bill Brady Gallery, Miami

National Gallery , Grand Century, New York

Cucumber Bones, Toves, Copenhagen

Union, Union Pacific, London

ABC, Art Berlin Contemporary with Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin Degree Show, Royal College of Art London, London

Dear K., Contribution to Emanuel Röhss, Project Native Informant, London

Aftercare, Center, Berlin

Objects and Environment, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

Meditating Landscape, curated by Flip Project Space, Bari, Italy

Welcome to the Show, pt.2, Triple O.G., Nottingham, England

Stewarts Law RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London


New Contemporaries, ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts,

London UK

Regionale 14, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel CH

Press Days, GillmeierRech, Berlin DE

SUNSET, The Sunday Painter, London UK (three person

show with Max Ruf & Jan Kiefer)

New Contemporaries, Spike Island Bristol UK

Hardware Softcore, Team Titanic, Berlin (DE) Summershow, Royal College of Art, London (UK) L‘Echappée Belle, Kilometre, Grand Palais, Paris

AUTO COUTURE, Automotive Couture Clapton, London


WIP Show, Royal College of Art London, London UK


Wanted; Projectspace Royal College of Art, London UK Förderpreisträger zu Gast im Künstlerhaus; Künstlerhaus S11

Solothurn Switzerland

Nail Care; Times Bar Berlin, Germany

Empty Space, .hbc, Berlin, Germany

Unlimited GTI; Online project during Art Basel,


Weekend at Cleo ́s; Greenpoint Cleopatra ́s Berlin, Berlin


Sleeping Upright; One Thoresby Street, Nottingham UK


All you need is love; Skalitzer 140 Temporary, Berlin


Seven Sided Cube; Cube 54, Berlin Germany


Diva II, Atelier Überall, Berlin Germany Autokino, The Void, Berlin Germany