André Alves

André Alves (b. 1981) is a visual artist and currently a doctoral researcher in Artistic Practice at Valand Academy. He previously studied at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (2013-16), holds an MFA in Drawing from the University of Cincinnati (2011) under a Fulbright Fellowship, an MA in Art Education (2009) and a BFA (2005) from the University of Porto. André Alves is interested in the de-politicization of the shared social scene and the weakening of an ethics of involvement within the competitive, reputational and accumulative economies of digital nativism and late capitalism.

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