Thieves and Murderers in Naples: A Brief History on Families, Colonization, Immense Wealth, Land theft, Art und the Valle des Xico Community Museum in Mexico. No Man's Land Collection, ed. by Di Paolo Edizioni, Spoltore, Italia 2020.
"This book is dedicated to the people of Xico in the State of Mexico and to the Valle de Xico Community Museum."
For joining the artists' call also see the project Son del Pueblo / Of the People
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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After 35 years the unpublished book "Recipes for Survival" will be released in November 2018.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"
El Largo Camino a Xico. / The Long Road to Xico. Maria Thereza Alves: 1991-2015. Ed. by Pedro De Llano and Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla. Sternberg Press, Berlin 2017
The catalogue is the first comprehensive survey about the works and projects by Alves spanning 1991 until 2015. It also includes unpublished artist's text by Alves, and essays by Pedro de Llano and T.J. Demos.
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Why Here? Published by Carico Massimo, Livorno 2016
Wake: The Flight of Birds and People. Published in conjunction with Art Dubai Fair LLC, Dubai 2015
El Retorno de un Lago / The Return of a Lake. Published by Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo (Folio 019), Mexico City 2014
Maria Thereza Alves. Ed. by Mai Tran, Nantes Art School - École supérieure des beaux-arts de Nantes Métropole. Published by Musée du Château des ducs de Bretagne, Nantes. 2013.
Los Héroes del Lago / The Heroes of the Lake. Published in conjunction with dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel 2012
El regreso de un lago / The Return of a Lake. Published in conjunction with dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel. Köln (Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König) 2012
What is the Color of a German Rose? / Welche Farbe hat die Deutsche Rose? Ed. by Holger Saupe and Silke Opitz. Kunstsammlung Gera 2007
Inadequate Response. Published by CEAAC/Le Chaufferie, Strasbourg, co-written with Jimmie Durham. 2005
Thing-Process. Published by Galerie Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb 2003
Wake. A project for Berlin by Maria Thereza Alves. Published in conjunction with the exhibition 4FREE at BüroFriedrich, Berlin 2001
Back to the Water. Published in conjunction with the residency at Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht 2000
The reflection of my neighbor’s window. A project by Maria Thereza Alves for the Jeker River on Grote Looiersstraat. Published in conjunction with the residency at Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht 2000
Changing of the Guard. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Free Space (NICC, Antwerp, 1999), Maastricht 1999
Minus One Dimension: Zinneke Reflections. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Urban Experience (1995), Brussels 1997
A Brief History of Colonialism. (With Peter Weibel). Published for the exhibition Inclusion/Exclusion, Steirischer Herbst 96, Graz 1996
Nowhere. Published by The Central Space, London 1993
Post Eldorado Amazonas. Published by Galería del Lago, Mexico City 1991
Chico Mendes. Los anti-heroes y la ley de la gravedad. Published by Centro de Estudios Brasileños de la Embajada de Brasil, México DF 1991
No soy su madre. Published by Galería La Estación, Cuernavaca 1990
Brasile. Il Coltello Nella Carne / Brazil. Knife In The Flesh. Ed. by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Diego Sileo & PAC (Padiglione d'arte contemporanea, Milano). Milano 2018.
Objets culturels traditionnels du Brésil. Ed. by Bétonsalon - Centre d'Art et de Recherche, Mélanie Bouteloup et. al.. Paris 2017
The Contract… (It is unfortunate that we feel ourselves in need of contracts…) Published by Venice Agendas. The Contract Newspaper. London, Venedig et al. 2017
Venice Agendas was developed by Bill Furlong and Mel Gooding and has featured at every Venice Biennial since 1999.
This is not an Apricot. Published by Concreta (Nuria Enguita Mayo & Laura Vallés). Concreta 09, Spring Issue, Valencia (Spain) 2017
→ This is not an Apricot in Concreta 09, 2017
(The Spring Issue 2017 of Concreta Magazine, based in Valencia (Spain), provides a full survey of Alves' work This is not an Apricot, 2008/2009.)