Finally it’s out the new version of MATE on devuan beowulf, not all is perfect, at now you can not install brisk-menu or mate-menus, little imperfection will correct soon

mate desktop 1.22.0 on devuan

below the instructions to install it

Add the hezeh repo and install

Terminal

sudo echo "deb http://www.hezeh.org/packages beowulf main contrib non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo echo "deb-src http://www.hezeh.org/packages beowulf main contrib non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
  

Terminal

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install antofox-keyrings --allow-unauthenticated
  

Terminal

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install mate-desktop-environment
  

let me know if something is wrong

a special thanks to:
monsta and all MATE desktop team, katolaZ and CenturionDan