Mabe Bethônico

Mabe Bethônico works in dialogue with archives and other institutions,with an interest for fictionalizing reference sources, making access through various means such as newspapers and books, posters, internet and lectures. She deals with limits between documentation and construction, evidencing how information can be constructed and continuously reworked, questioning truth.

The projects may extend over several years, such as the Collector (1996-), or arise after months of research. The productions derive in publication sand exhibitions and may be incorporated or built in flexible archives. She has shown regularly across Brazil and Europe, having won various awards and been supported by research agencies and museums. She is part of the international artists’ group World of Matter and has presented Conferences in a wide range of institutions, within the academic and cultural fields.

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