Maria Thereza Alves

Recipes for Survival
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Awards and Launches

Website Launch for the Project: Decolonizing Brazil / Descolonizando o Brasil. will be launched at September 18, 2018.
further information about the project Descolonizando o Brasil at SESC Sorocaba

DECOLONIZING BRAZIL / DESCOLONIZANDO O BRASIL is a project and website by Maria Thereza Alves in collaboration with Cagüücü Tikuna (Lucas Quirino), Kaly Tariano (Agostinho Brazão Barbosa), Kuhupi Waura, Ñorõ Tuyuka (Reginaldo Ramos), Omawalieni Baniwa (Eliane C. Guilherme), Potira Kambeba (Rosangela B. Braga), Rayana Atikum (Rayana S. Freire), Selia Tukano (Selia Massa Alves) and Sunia Yebámashã (Jonas Prado Barbosa)

Shows (S for solo show, G for group show)

Undefined Territories. Perspectives on Colonial Legacies. (G) Curated by Hiuwai Chu. MACBA, Barcelona, Spain 2019

Dates: May 17 – October 20 2019
further information on Museums website

Todas Las Tumbas Sagradas – All the Sacred Tombs. (G) Centro de Creación Contemporánea de Andalucía (C3A), Córdoba, Spain 2019

Dates: February 1 – June 2 2019
Opening: January 31, 2019, 20.30h
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Heart of Darkness. Can Art Prevent Mistakes? (G) Curated by Marcella Beccaria. OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni of Turin and Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy 2019

Dates: February 2 – May 19 2019
Opening: February 1, 2019, 7 pm
further information on Museums website

Recent or Upcoming Publications (Monographs or Texts by Alves)

Recipes for Survival. Solo publication. With a foreword by Michael Taussig. Texas of University Press, Austin 2018

After 35 years the unpublished book "Recipes for Survival" will be released in November 2018.
further information on Texas of University Press website
further information on the work "Recipes for Survival"

Decolonizing Brazil. The text is an extended version of the preface for the publication: Descolonizando o Brasil. published in: Nero Editions (Online Magazine Rome), December 2018

Read text at Nero Editions Website

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How Can You Propose That You Are The Future? An Interview by Nick Herman with Maria Thereza Alves. Published in: diSONARE 07, Mexico City, December 2018