Maria Laet

(this page was last updated in August 2022)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1982.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Represented by A Gentil Carioca, Galeria 3+1 and Galeria Marilia Razuk.

PIPA 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2022 nominee.

Maria Laet was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1982, where she continues to live and work. She shows her work individually since 2010. She participated in the biennials: 33rd Bienal de São Paulo: Affective Affinities (2018); and 18th Biennale of Sydney: All Our Relations (2012). She had her solo show Almost Nothing, as part of the project OTIUM#4, at the IAC Villeurbanne/ Rhône-Alpes, France (2019). She participated in group exhibitions as: I Remember Earth (Magasin des Horizons, Grenoble, France, 2019); Matters of Concern (La Verrière, Foundation D’entreprise Hermès, Brussels, Belgium, 2019); Cosmogonies, au Gré des Éléments (MAMAC, Nice, 2018); Video Art in Latin America (LAXART, Los Angeles, 2017); La Vie Aquatique (Musée régional d’art contemporain, Occitanie/Méditerranée, France, 2017); The Valise (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2017); Tangents (MSK, Ghent, Belgium, 2015); Encruzilhada (Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, 2015); Rumors of the Meteore (49 Nord 6 est – Frac Lorraine, Metz, France, 2014); Everydayness (Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk, Poland, 2014); From the Margin to the Edge (Somerset House, London, 2012); Convite à Viagem (Rumos Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, 2012); and O Lugar da Linha (Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói and Paço das Artes in São Paulo, 2010). Her work is part of collections such as MAM, Gilberto Chateaubriand, Rio de Janeiro; MAC Niterói; 49 Nord 6 est – Frac Lorraine, Metz, France; MSK, Ghent, Belgium; MAR, Rio de Janeiro; Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros; and MoMA, New York.


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