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Mariana Lorenzi de Azevedo

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MA Arts Politics Class of 2011

BFA Social Communication, FAAP, São Paulo

Mariana Lorenzi de Azevedo is a Brazilian curator, cultural manager and writer. Her work is focused in the alternative management for independent spaces and in investigating the body as a political tool in the contemporary art. She currently lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

What are you doing now? 

Currently Mariana works as general coordinator at Casa do Povo, an independent cultural space located in downtown São Paulo that was inaugurated in 1953 by the leftist jewish community that had just arrived from East Europe. While struggling with structural issues, she and her team develops an experimental, transdisciplinary and cutting-edge contemporary cultural program, connected with local and international community. Besides that, Mariana has curated exhibitions, collaborates with texts for artists and other institutions and co-edit Casa do Povo's newspaper.