Instituto Cultural Pavão – Campinas 2021

With the encouragement of the Aldir Blanc Award and production by photographer Ana Angélica Costa and Instituto Pavão Cultural ,, Mãe Preta has a new edition in Campinas, SP, from February 19 to April 18, 2021. The exhibition will be part of the XII Hercule Festival Florence with complete works, as well as a new … Read More

A Meetings of Minds
Stockholm, Sweden

Display of the Mãe Preta archive, and the video Ways of Listening and Speaking About the Project Under the pressure of the revolutionary wave that shook Europe at the end of the First World War, the Riksdag approved universal and equal suffrage for women and men on the 24th of May 1919. In 2019, Sweden … Read More

Galeria Monique Paton
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Mãe Preta Photographic installation on wooden door panels 2015 Mãe Preta remix Photography, truptych 2015 Crossover Video loop 3″50 2015 A primeira etapa do projeto e pesquisa Mãe Preta começou com o convite para a exposição coletiva Crossover, na Galeria Monique Paton, então situada na Rua do Rosário 38, centro do Rio de Janeiro, local … Read More

Espaço Chão
São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil

ExhibitionsBlack Mother Espaço Chão São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil December 12, 2018 to February 9, 2019 Mãe Preta was shown at Espaço Chão, an independent arts space in the historical downtown of São Luís do Maranhão, in northern Brazil. The exhibition consisted of approximately 40 artworks with photography, mixed media, video, research material and a … Read More

Funarte SP
São Paulo, Brazil

Image credits: Pétala Lopes   The exhibition took place at the  Galeria Mário Schenberg in Funarte SP from October 4 – November 27, 2018. The exhibition showed over 50 artworks in photography, video, research material and a library inside the space, open to the public seven days a week.  A learning team created activities and … Read More

Palácio das Artes
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Image credits: Daniel Moreira/Fundação Clóvis Salgado In 2017, Mãe Preta travelled to Belo Horizonte, capital of the state of Minas Gerais whose history and wealth depends the export of gold since the late 18th century. It is partly due to the extensive exploitation of gold and other minerals from this area through slave labor that … Read More

Pretos Novos Contemporary Art Gallery
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Exhibition views at the Pretos Novos Contemporary Gallery and the Pretos Novos Memorial Site. Image Credits: André Ostetto Motta, Hans Georg, and Patricia Gouvêa The former Pretos Novos slave cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, the site for our first exhibition, was discovered in 1996 and is now part of the cultural heritage for the memory of … Read More