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Exhibition Closing Event and Curator Tour: Véxoa

Sunday, December 10, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Tufts University Art Galleries presents a closing tour of the exhibition “Véxoa: We Know” led by co-curator Claudia Mattos Avolese, a senior lecturer in visual and materials studies at SMFA at Tufts. The talk will be presented in English and Portuguese. “Véxoa is a survey exhibition of living Indigenous artists of Brazil. Véxoa, which means “we know” in the Terena language, reaffirms Indigenous agency and struggle for self-determination as well as Indigenous contributions to the richness and diversity of Brazilian visual culture.

Avolese is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her principal areas of interest are visual culture in Brazil, indigenous art, material culture, global art history and theory. Her recent research focuses on indigenous arts in Brazil, the imaginary of the forest and ecology.



Sunday, December 10, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Tufts University Art Galleries, Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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