OICR Research Fellow
Brazilian critic, theorist, visual artist, and activist Márcia Tiburi is the author of fourteen books, most recently, Como Conversar com um Fascista (How to Talk to a Fascist, 2015). She ran for Governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro in 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, a Master's degree in Philosophy from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy with an emphasis on Contemporary Philosophy from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
She is the editor of the anthologies Mulheres e a Filosofia (Women and Philosophy) and Uma Outra História da Razão (An Other History of Reason), and author or coauthor of a range of books, including Filosofia em Comum (Philosophy in Common), Filosofia Cinza (Grey Philosophy), Mulheres, Filosofia ou Coisas do Gênero (Women: Philosophy or a Matter of Gender), Filosofia Brincante (Playing Philosophy), Olho de Vidro, a televisão e o estado de exceção da images (Glass Eye: Television and the State of Exception of the Image), Sociedade Fissurada (Cracked Society), Filosofia Prática – ética, vida cotidiana e vida virtual (Practical Philosophy: Ethical, Quotidian and Virtual Life), Ridículo Político, uma investigação sobre o risível, a manipulação das massas e o esteticamente correto (The Political Ridiculous: An Investigation into the Risible, the Manipulation of the Masses, and the Aesthetically Correct), and Feminismo em Comum (Feminism in Common).
In addition to her work on philosophy and theory, she has also published a series of novels entitled Trilogia íntima, of which the first, Magnolia, was a finalist for the Jabuti Prize, as well as A mulher de Costas (The Woman on her Back, 2006), O Manto: ornitoromance das Berenices (The Mantle: An Ornithonovel of Berenice), Era meu else rosto (This Was My Face), Uma fuga perfeita é sem volta (A Perfect Escape Has No Return), Sob os pés, meu corps inteiro (Under My Feet, My Whole Body). She is also the author of Dialogue/Drawing, Dialogue/Dance, Dialogue/Photography, Dialogue/Cinema, and Dialogue/Education.