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Parsons Fine Arts Visiting Artists Series: Maria Thereza Alvez

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Kellen Auditorium 66 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Maria Thereza Alvez, recipient of the Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics 2016-18, explores notions of colonialism, commerce, ecology, and migration by following the movement of seeds distributed by cargo ships carrying people and goods around the globe. Her work has been featured at MUAC in Mexico City; CCAC in Sevilla; Documenta 13; the Sharjah Biennale, with public projects in Marseilles, Bristol and numerous other cities. Her exhibition, Maria Thereza Alves, Seeds of Change: New York—A Botany of Colonization, is on view November 3- 27, 2017 in the’ Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries at Parsons.

Presented by Parsons' School of Art, Media and Technology (AMT). 

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Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Art and Design


Parsons School of Design, School of Art, Media and Technology


Fine Arts



Free, but space is limited.

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