Maria Thereza Alves
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Maria Thereza Alves, a Brazilian artist living in Europe, researches social and cultural phenomena. Alves focuses on concepts that question social circumstances; concerning what we think we know, who we think we are and to look instead at where and how we actually are at this time.
Alves has recently exhibited in the Paris Triennial, Guangzhou Triennial, (d)OCUMENTA 13 in Kassel, the Sao Paulo Biennial, the Taipei Biennial, Manifesta in Trento, the Prague Biennal, the Athens Biennal and the Lyon Biennal where she received the Prix de la Francophonie.
Other selected exhibits:
Museo Tamayo in Mexico City Fondazione Sandretto in Torino, Berlin Film Festival, Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol, Kunsthalle in Basel, San Francisco Art Institute, Michel Rein Gallery in Paris, NBK in Berlin, Musée Portuaire in Dunkirk, Nikolaj in Copenhagen, Liverpool Biennale, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Culturegest in Lisbon, RAM in Roma, Werkleitz Biennale, Gallery 101 in Montreal, BueroFriedrich in Berlin, Villa Medici in Rome, TaideMuseo in Pori, Museum in Progress in Vienna, Insite in Tijuana and San Diego, Kunstwerkt in Munich, Steirischer Herbst in Graz, Boxx in Brussels, Beursschouwburg in Brussels, Central Space Gallery in London, New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, Temistocles 44 in Mexico City, Casa del Lago in Mexico City, La Estacion Gallery in Cuernavaca, Bienal de Habana, and Kenkeleba House in New York.