Maria Thereza Alves
Born in Brazil, lives in 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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Museum of European Normal...
Maria Thereza Alves, Jimmie Durham, Museum of European Normality, 2008. Installation.
Jimmie Durham, Maria Thereza Alves, Virginia/Veracruz (London), 1992. Performance.
A Sculpture in Two Dimens...
Jimmie Durham, Maria Thereza Alves, A Sculpture in Two Dimensions, 2004. Video, 00:00:30.
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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 - Der Verfü...
03 March 1996 - 30 April 1996.
"Ulli Lindmayr invited me to do something in the house that Wittgenstein had designed and built for his sister in Vienna. As an architect Wit
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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"But writing! What an invention! What a marvelous monstrosity! When I write I know that I am drawing. (…) As an invention, writing has replac
"Throwing stones at man-made objects, or dropping boulders on them, is not like May ‘68; it’s not even an echo. For me, it is more like a mim
Installations and Public ...
In the list of works bellow you will find a selection of installations and works of Jimmie Durham made for public space.