LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Visual artist, living between three identity borders. Born in Mozambique, with Portuguese citizenship and living in Brazil. Bachelor of Social Communication and MBA in Broadcasting and New Digital Media. Making use of various types of technique, but mainly painting. His background as an immigrant, who left his country of origin because of the war, influenced the research and his work, which has as its main focus the human conflicts and their consequences. His compositions have touches of the fantastic and the surreal and reveal a poetic universe in a context of disconformity and a certain disappointment.
Some of the most relevant projects and exhibitions:
In 2019 he was selected for the Artistic Residence Despina in Rio de Janeiro and also for the 26th Praia Grande Art Hall (São Paulo), 'NaZanza' Notice (Rio de Janeiro), 44th SARP Ribeirão Preto Art Hall (São Paulo), Arte Londrina 8 (Paraná), he won a Honorable Mention at Brasília Photo Show 2019-20 (Brasília) and was one of the 22 artists selected to participate of the Book ‘Revela-te, Chico: uma fotobiografia’ (a photobiography of Chico Buarque). In 2018 he won the Garimpo Award 2018 of Dasartes Magazine and had a site specific selected for display case occupancy at Showcase Project of Movimento Arte Contemporânea Gallery (Rio de Janeiro). In 2017 he was selected for 8th Hall of Artists without Gallery – with exhibitions in four brazilian states.
WHO I AM
Visual artist, living between three identity borders: Portugal, Mozambique and Brazil.
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