Maria Thereza Alves

Recipes for Survival
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Exhibitions listed chronologically: (S) for solo show, (G) for group show

Fragile Earth: Seeds, Weeds, Plastic Crust. (G)

Deep Sounding – History As Multiple Narratives. (G)

Seeds of Change: A Garden of Ballast Flora (Leuven). (S)

Undefined Territories. Perspectives on Colonial Legacies. (G)

Artefact 2019: Parallel Crossings. (G)

Microcosmo – visioni di paesaggi contemporanei dal mondo. (G)

Heart of Darkness. Can Art Prevent Mistakes? (G)

Todas Las Tumbas Sagradas – All the Sacred Tombs. (G)

Decolonizing Brazil / Descolonizando o Brasil.

A Forest. (G)

Arte Democracia Utopia - Quem não luta tá morto. (G)

Floraphilia. Plants as Archive. (G)

I continue to shape. (G)

May the bridges I burn light the way. (G)

Time Trade and Surplus Value. (S)

No Man's Library / La Biblioteca di Tutti. (G)

Brazil – Knife in the Flesh. (G)

Manifesta 12 Palermo: The Planetary Garden. Cultivating Coexistence. (G)


Agora (High Line Art New York) (G)

Let the River Flow. The Sovereign Will and the Making of a New Worldliness. (G)

The Middle Earth. Mediterranean project by Maria Thereza Alves & Jimmie Durham (S)

Seeds of Change: New York – A Botany of Colonization. (Vera List Prize Exhibition). (S)

Pompei@Madre. Materia Archeologica. (G)

The Flood. (S)

Otium – Corruption and the Dash. (G)

Verschwindende Vermächtnisse: Die Welt als Wald – Disappearing Legacies: The World as Forest. (G)

Reframing Worlds. Mobilität und Gender aus postkolonial, feministischer Perspektive. (G)

JERUSALEM LIVES (Tahya Al Quds). (G)

Frestas Trienal 2017: Entre Pós-Verdades e Acontecimentos / Between Post-truths and Events. (G)

Seeds of Change: New York – A Botany of Colonization. (S)

4.543 billion. The matter of matter. (G)

Carry Forward. (G)

Possible Reversals. (S)

Programa de Itinerância da 32ª Bienal de São Paulo. (G)

Programa de Itinerância da 32ª Bienal de São Paulo. (G)

Survival Kit 9. Becoming an Apricot, an Apple, a Crow, a Tree, a Cockroach, a Glacier, a Plant, a Mushroom, a Shell, a Bird, Algae. (G)

Il Frammento Come Strumento. Per un’archeologia dell'effimero / Fragments as a tool. Towards an archaeology of the ephemeral. (G)

Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawuj. (G)

Slow Violence: Tracing the Anthropocene History. (G)

Parlament der Pflanzen. (G)

Decolonizing Nature. (G)

Resistance After Nature. (G)

Um Piano na Selva (A Piano in the Jungle). (G)

South-South: Let Me Begin Again. (G)

Alfonso Artiaco gallery celebrates its 30th Anniversary. (G)

Incerteza viva [Live Uncertainty]. (G)

The Winter of Our Discontent. (G)

Obsidian Gaze. (G)

A Sense of History. (G)

RéSUMé. (G)

Depois do Futura. (G)

How to Gather? Acting in a Center in a City in the Heart of the Island of Eurasia. 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. (G)

Why here? (S)

A queda do céu. (G)

Wake. The Flight of Birds and People. (S)

The Way Things Go. (G) A Special Curatorial Project with Rirkrit Tiravanija. An exhibition about the cultural migration of food.

El largo camino a Xico (1991-2015). (S)

El retorno de un lago. (S)

We are What We Lost. (G)

The Middle Sea / Il Mare di Mezzo. (G)

Mapping Asia. (G)

Vivre(s). (G)

Alternativa 2014: Everydayness. (G)

Made by Brazilians - feito por Brasileiros. (G)

Cães sem Plumas. (G)

Beyond the Painting / Unrejected Wild Flora. (S)

Extinction Marathon. (G)

8th Berlin Biennale For Contemporary Art. (G)

Berlin Documentary Forum 3. New Practices across Disciplines. (G)

A Machine Desires Instructions as a Garden desires Discipline. (G)

Mehr Licht. (G)

All About These... Ladies and Gentlemen. (G)

Le Pont. (G)

Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art. (G)

Second Sight. (G)

Vertiges et Mythes du Périurbain / The Exurban’s Vertigo and Myths. (G)

Cinema Perigoso, Divino, Maravilhoso. (G)

Modern Monsters / Death and Life of Fiction. Taipei Biennale 2012. (G)


Seeds of Change: A Floating Ballast Seed Garden for Bristol. (S)

Forte Piano: Le forme del suono. (G)

Intense Proximité. La Triennale, Paris. (G)

Number Three. From home to the factory. Works from the Centre national des arts plastiques France. (G)

Par ces murs, nous sommes mal enfermés. (S)

Heimatkunde, 30 Künstler blicken auf Deutschland. (G)

Garden Marathon. (G)

Other Possible Worlds. Proposals on this Side of Utopia / Entwürfe diesseits von Utopia. (G)

¿TIERRA DE NADIE? / No Man's Land? (G)

Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years International Exhibition of Contemporary Indigenous Art. (G)

Léger tremblement du paysage.

Ground Level, Hayward Touring Curatorial Open II. (G)

Critical Fetishes. (G)

29th Sao Paulo Biennial – There is always a Cup of Sea to sail in. (G)

Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession). (G)

The World in Your Hand. (G)

SuperEco. (G)

Da sopra, giù nel fossato. (G)

En miroir, Projections sur le Folklore. (G)

The Spectacle of the Everyday, 10th Biennale de Lyon. (G)

Consumer. (G)

Seeds of Change. (S)

Artworks that ideas can buy – A Project by Cesare Pietroiusti. (G)

Everything has a name, or the potential to be named. (G)

Less/Express. (G)

Camere 7: Paths of lightness and feathery promises / Sentieri di leggerezza e promesse piumate. Maria Thereza Alves, Gülsün Karamustafa, Cesare Pietroiusti. (G)

On the Importance of Words, A Sacred Mountain (stolen), and the Morality of Nations. (S)

Constructed Landscapes. (S)

Weltall Erde Mensch | Space, Earth, Wo/Men. In the Age of Atom Smasher and Space Tourism. (G)

3rd Guangzhou Triennale - Farewell to Post-Colonialism. (G)

Manifesta 7. (G)

Greenwashing. (G)

A Stake in the Mud, A Hole in the Reel. Land Art’s Expanded Field: 1968–2008. (G)

Affinata – Arte in Cantina. (G)

Prague Biennale 2008. (G)

A Global Multitude in the Rotonde.

What is the Color of a German Rose? / Welche Farbe hat die Deutsche Rose? (S)

Port City: On Mobility and Exchange. (G)

Stance and Happenstance. (S)

Portraits. (G)

QUAUHNAHUAC. Die Gerade ist eine Utopie. (G)

Invisible Landscapes – Three PhD Projects from the Malmö Art Academy at Lund Konsthall. (G)

Public Art. A Jubilee Exhibition: Public Art in Lower Austria – 10 Years of the Law for the Promotion of Culture. (G)

Wherever We Go – Art, Identity, Cultures in Transit / Ovunque andiamo – Arte, identità, culture in transito. (G)

Precisely Here, Sort of. (Efterarsudstilling) (G)

Displaced. Interaktionen/Interventionen im öffentlichen Raum. (G)

The American West. (G)

Seeds of Change: Dunkirk. (S)

Response Inadequate. (S)

Emergency Biennale. (G)

Circa Berlin. (G)

Evidence. (S)

Hortus. Botany and Empire / Seeds of Change: Exeter/Topsham. (G)

Hortus. Botany and Empire / Seeds of Change: Liverpool. Liverpool Biennial. (G)

Tätig Sein. Zur Ökonomisierung der Kultur und Kulturalisierung der Ökonomie. (G)

2nd Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial. (G)

L'universel? Dialogue avec Senghor / Universalism at Stake. Dialogues with Senhor. (G)

Future. (G)

Salon des Refusés. (G)

Thing-Process. (S)

Rest in Space. (G)

Zugewinngemeinschaft, 5. Werkleitz Biennale. (G)

Edito – Inedito. (G)

Een raadsel voor Zoersel. (G)

4FREE – Art, Politics, Science & esthetic survival strategies. (G)

Empathy: Beyond the Horizon. (G)

Markers. (Banner event in Venice). (G)

Lustwarande / Pleasure Garden. (G)

La Ville, Le Jardin, La Memoire. (G)

Insite. (Duo with Diego Gutierrez)

Construction in Process VII - This Earth is a Flower. (G)

Heimat Kunst – Ein Projekt zur kulturellen Vielfalt in Deutschland in 10 deutschen Städten. (G)

Free Space. (S)

Invisible City. (G)

Jars III. (G)

Aux armes… etcaetera. (G)

Perceptions nomades // espaces urbains: 1ère. (G)

RLBQ = (Reposer la bonne Question). (G)

Spirit Line. (S)

Entering. Inclusion/Exclusion. Steirischer Herbst 96. (G)

0° 0°°. (S)

'As a lexicographer, I am always aware that words are the daughters of earth, but objects are the sons of heaven.' Samuel Johnson. (S)

Urban Experience / Open Stad / Parcours d’Etapes. (G)

Le Mur de Paris. (Duo with Jimmie Durham)

Time Festival. (G)

Jonge Kunst uit Mexico. (G)

Beelden Buiten. (G)

Tetoonstelling. (G)

Calma. (G)

Nowhere. (S)

Amatlan. (S)

In Transit. (G)

Barra / Barre. (Duo with Lyne Lapointe)

Edge Bienale 92. (G)

Si Colón supiera… . (G)

Ante América. Regarding America. (G)

Savage. (Duo with Jimmie Durham)

Chico Mendes, Los Anti-Héroes Y La Ley De Gravedad. (S)

Post-Eldorado Amazon. (S)

The Intimate Museum. (G)

Savoir Faire, Savoir Vivre, Savoir Etre. (G)

A Bordo. 1er. Aniversario (G)

El Grito. (G)

No soy su madre. (S)

Morelos – Fotografía. (G)

Narrativa. (S)

SELF-Portraits. (G)

2nd Bienale de la Habana. (G)

The Ego Show (Self Portraits by Anybody). (G)

Isolation and Identity: Maria Thereza Alves, Hu-rial Fyu, Pat Mercada, Jorge Tacla. (G)

Ruins of Revolution. (G)

Dimensions in Dissent. (G)

Myth and History at Work: Central American Art Today. (G)

Photopoetics: Bradley Conger, Maria Thereza Alves, Robert Schlatter, Paul Sternglass. (G)

Fotografia. (G)

Photography/Xerography. (G)

Group Material presents: !Luchar! An Exhibition for the People of Central America. (G)