Vortragsreihe Artist Lectur Maria Thereza Alves
28/11/23, 18 Uhr, Hörsaal
Maria Thereza Alves
Attempts to be Here
Apl. Prof Dr. Irene Schütze,
Lecture; As artists, how do we create weavings between our personal histories with contemporary histories and needs of the wherever we might be and our art practice?
Alves has participated in documenta fifteen (2022), Quito Panamerican Biennale (2021), the Ural Biennale (2021), Sydney Biennale (2020), Toronto Biennale (2019), Manifesta 12 in Palermo and 7 in Trento, São Paulo Biennale (2016 and 2010), Berlin Biennale 8, Sharjah Bienale (2017), dOCUMENTA (13) in 2012,Taipei Biennale (2012), X Lyon Biennale (2009), the Guangzhou Triennale 3 (2008), and the Second Havana Biennale among others. She has had a solo exhibit at the banks of the Paraguay River between the borders of Bolivia and Brazil in 1992, La Estación Gallery in Cuernavaca, Mexico in 1990, MUAC in Mexico City in 2015, and at CAAC in Seville in 2015 among others. Alves is the recipient of the Vera List Prize for Art and Politics 2016-2018. Upcoming: (re)connecting.earth – Biennale of Art and Urban Nature in Geneva, curated by Bernard Vienat, Green Snake, a group exhibit curated by Kathryn Weir at Tai Kwun in Hong Kong. Maria Thereza Alves: Seeds of Change. Edited by Carin Kuoni and Wilma Lukatsch, published by Amherst College Press and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School, April 2023. https://www.veralistcenter.org/publications/maria-thereza-alves-seeds-of-change
In 1978, as a member of the International Indian Treaty Council, Alves made an official presentation of human rights abuses of the Indigenous population of Brazil at the U.N. Human Rights Commission in Geneva. Alves was one of the founding members of the Green Party of Sao Paulo in 1987. Alves’s books are Recipes for Survival published by University of Texas Press, The Return of a Lake published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König and Thieves and Murderers in Naples: A Brief History of Families, Colonization, Immense Wealth, Land Theft, Art and the Valle de Xico Community Museum in Mexico published by Di Paolo Edizioni.
28.11.2023 / 18 Uhr
Am Taubertsberg 6,
Vortragsreihe WiSe 23/24, Text/Grafik, 2023 © Kunsthochschule Mainz, Robert Meyer