Maria Thereza Alves
Né à Brazil, vit à Berlin (Germany).
Maria Thereza Alves was born in Brazil and moved to New York at a young age. She has worked for the International Indian Treaty Council in New York City (where she met her partner Jimmie Durham). She was a founder of the Brazilian Information Center, working in defense of human rights of indigenous peoples, and co-founded the Partido Verde (Green Party) in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1981.
She has exhibited her artworks worldwide and often collaborates with Jimmie Durham.
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The Pursuit of Happiness
Jimmie Durham, Maria Thereza Alves, The Pursuit of Happiness, 2002. Video, 35 mm, dvd, 00:12:00.
Pink Granite at Work
Jimmie Durham, Maria Thereza Alves, Pink Granite at Work, 1997. Video, pal, 00:01:00.
Self-Portrait Pretending ...
Jimmie Durham, Maria Thereza Alves, Self-Portrait Pretending to Be Maria Thereza Alves as Terminator, 2006. Photography, ink, paper, 80,7 x 60,7 cm.
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Jimmie Durham - Pierres r...
30 January 2009 - 12 April 2009.
This exhibition was a retrospective of Jimmie Durham's (European) work after 1994. The title was taken from the expression "stone rejected b
Jimmie Durham – A Matter ...
25 May 2012 - 18 November 2012.
In the spring of 2012, the M HKA brought a major retrospective of the work of Jimmie Durham. The US-born artist settled permanently in Europe
The collection XXXIII – T...
07 June 2013 - 22 September 2013.
The character of a collection reflected the current priorities of the M HKA collection: the evaluation of Antwerp’s avant-garde tradition; th
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JIMMIE DURHAM ENSEMBLE
This ensemble and digital application is an outcome of M HKA’s extensive long-term research in the oeuvre of Jimmie Durham and starts with an
"But writing! What an invention! What a marvelous monstrosity! When I write I know that I am drawing. (…) As an invention, writing has replac
Drawings, Display and oth...
This ensemble is a selection of Jimmie Durham’s works using two-dimensional support, including drawings, paintings, photographs and other art