Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Howard Singerman

Second Advisor

Lynda Klich

Academic Program Adviser

Lynda Klich


The collaborative works by Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica and filmmaker Neville D’Almeida responded to Brazil’s dictatorship and their self-imposed exile in New York between 1969-1974. Oiticica’s concept of crelazer and the artists elective “marginal” position converge to create a new cinematic language; challenging gender norms, and proposing new systems for living.



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