Maria Laet

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 1982.
Lives and works in Sao Paulo, SP.

PIPA 2010, 2011 and 2012 nominee.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.




About the artist

Laet is graduated by Camberwell College of Art, where she got her Master degree in 2008.
She attended residency at Schloß Balmoral in 2009, and at Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, in 2010.

Among her most recent exhibitions, there are the solo: “Gesto Mínimo” (Galeria Ricardo Crespi, Milan, 2010), ‘Desenhos de Ar’ (Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, São Paulo, 2010), ‘Eu fiz o nada aparecer (Verse from Manoel de Barros)’ (A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, 2010), and the group: ‘18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations’ (Art Gallery NSW and MCA, Sydney, 2012), ‘From the Margin to the Edge: Brazilian Art and Design in the 21st Century’ (Somerset House, London), ‘Convite à Viagem- Rumos Artes Visuais’ (Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, 2012), “Chez toi – Exposition Éphémère N.1 ( see Art, Paris, 2010), “O Lugar da linha” (Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Niterói and Paço das Artes, São Paulo, 2010) ‘Natura e Destino (Galeria Riccardo Crespi, Milan, 2010), ‘TrAIN to Bad Ems’ (Galerie Nord, Berlin, 2009), ‘O Contrato do Desenhista’ (Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, 2008), ‘Realidades Imposibles’ (Fototeca Juan Malpica Mimendi, Vera Cruz, Mexico, 2008), MA Theory and Practice of Transnational Art’ (House Galery, London, 2008), and ‘Paper Trail: 15 Brazilian Artists’ (Allsopp Contemporary, London, 2008).


Represented by galleries:: A Gentil Carioca, See Art + Advisory and Riccardo Crespi.

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