I create experimental models to test functional, aesthetic and theoretical scenarios, aiming at contributing to human development in harmony with other species and the planet. Each new project has its own visual and conceptual language. //
Eu crio modelos experimentais, estéticos e teóricos visando contribuir com o desenvolvimento humano em harmonia com outras espécies e o planeta. Cada projeto tem sua própria linguagem visual e conceitual.

I studied arts both in Rio de Janeiro (EAV Parque Lage) and New York National Academy of Art and Desgin). I also have degrees in urban planning (Ph.D., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), social policy and planning (M.Sc., London School of Economics) and administration (B.Sc., Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina). //
Estudei artes no Rio de Janeiro e em Nova Iorque. Também possuo graduações em Planejamento Urbano e Regional (Doutorado, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Políticas Sociais e Planejamento (M.Sc. London School of Economics), e Administração (Bacharelado, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina).  

exhibitions and performances include //
Exposições individuais e performances
New York City Artist Corps - Central Park, New York; Art Connects’ Participatory Art Fair, Fulton Projects - Chelsea, New York; Voids, vacuums and Ghosts, The Yard Columbus Circle, New York; Emotion Blindness: An Art fiction, Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, New York; Ambi valentia, Casamata, Rio de Janeiro. Judson Memorial Church, Ideal Glass, IPCNY, National Academy Museum, Grace Exhibition Space, SVA Flatiron Project Space, AW Asia with IDSVA, SVA Westside Gallery, EAV Parque Lage, Teatro Ipanema with Capacete, Escola de Cinema Darcy Ribeiro.

Curatorial and production //
Projetos de curadoria e produção artística
Right Place, Right time: becoming a master printer with Robert Blackburn, exhibition and catalogue (2021)
NYC A Arts Festival at Judson Memorial (2015-2019)
Kcaraccio Printmaking Collection (2015-present)

Impact campaigns //
Campanhas de impacto
The Territory Impact, Global (2022)
Não Bata Eduque, Brasil (2007-09)
Jovem em Movimento, Rio de Janeiro (2008-09)
Campanha do Desarmamento, Brasil (2004-05)

Video and film //

Publications, research and reporting //
Publicações, pesquisa e reportagem
□ Smoke Signal Monitor (2021-2022)
□Meet the volunteer brigades and artists fighting forest fires and deforestation in Brazil, 2022 □ Meet the coalition resisting the global push for land privatization in Brazil, Waging Non Violence, 2021
□ Olinger, M. and Ribeiro, L.C. 2016. The Favela in The City-Commodity: The deconstruction of a social question in Ribeiro, LCQ (editor), in Urban Transformations in Rio de Janeiro: Development, Segregation and Governance. Springer Publishing Company.
□ Olinger, M. 2016. Woman, black, pansexual and fat: A profile of Driade Aguiar, in Ayala, Alex (Editor), Latino America Se Mueve. Hivos Foundation Latin America.
□ Olinger, M. 2013. The Dissemination of Organized Crime in Brazil in Garzón, Juan Carlos and Olson Eric (Editors). The Criminal Diaspora: The spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion. Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington D.C.
□ Ribeiro, LCQ and Olinger, M. 2013. L’urbanizzazione delle favelas: rottura dei confini o legitimazione dello Stato nelle aree di margine, in Magoni, M. Cooperare attraverso l’Atlantico: Analisi, strategie a progetti per la riqualificazione dei margini urbani nei paesi latini europei e americani.
□ Barker, G.; Nascimento, M.; Ricardo, C.; Olinger, M. ; Segundo, M., 2011. Masculinities, social exclusion and prospects for change: Reflections from Promundo's work in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In: Andrea Cornwall;Jerker Edströn: Alan Grieg. (Org.). Men and Development: Politicising Masculinities. London: Zed Books.
□ Olinger, M. 2012. The relationship between the Pacifying Police Units, the inhabitants and community organizations in Rio de Janeiro Slums, in Lisovski, Rodrigues and Siqueira (Editors), Comunicações do ISER #67: Unidades de Policia Pacificadora.
□ Olinger, M. 2007. The state of drug policies in Brazil II and III. Viva Rio, Rio de Janeiro.
□ Olinger, M. 2005. Youth Service Programmes as alternatives to youth involvement in urban violence in Brazil . Viva Rio and Innovations in Civic Participation (ICP).
□ United Nations Development Program - UNDP, 2015. Peer-Review of the Methodology of the Citizen Security Programme in Trinidad and Tobago. Published by the United Nations Development Programme, Trinidad and Tobago.
□ Olinger , M. 2011. Assessment of Safety and Security Issues in Slum Upgrading Initiatives: The case of Favela Bairro, Rio de Janeiro in UN Habitat, Building Urban Safety Through Slum Upgrading .
□ Presidency of the Republic of Brazil, Human Rights Secretariat, 2010. The Human Rights of Children and Adolescents - 20 Years of the Children’s Statute Legislation. Brasília, DF.
□ Olinger, M 2009. Youth and the access to the city in Rio the Janeiro . Preparatory report produced for the State of the World's Cities Report of 2010, UNHabitat.
□ Gomes, S.; Olinger, M.; Garcia I. 2009. Consultation with children on humiliating and physical punishment: a story of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Published by Instituto Promundo in collaboration with Bernard Van Leer Foundation and Save the Children Sweden.

Education/training toolkits

□ Good Cops? Bad Cops? More Cops? No Cops?, with Center for Urban Pedagogy and Red Hook Community Justice Center


+□ Who profits from Prisons and Jails?, with Center for Urban Pedagogy and Bushwick Leaders High School.