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Virtual Museum Of Contemporary African Art
country of originAngola
addressDeurloostraat 67 II
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mediaI experience my work as creating images that come from my own understanding of the contemporary world we live in. This understanding is the result of constantly questioning my own thoughts and the absolute need for searching further notions associated wit
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1971-1976: Secundairy school, Portugal
1977: Pre-university year, Portugal
1987-1992: Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.

Professional experience

Since 1991: President of MONDO, African filmmakers Foundation
1977-1978: Designer of hotelequipment, Portugal
1979-1984: Assistant-Director and Director of documentaries, Angola
1996-1997: Guest Lecturer Culture and Conflict, ICC,
Breda, The Netherlands
1996-1998: Guest Lecturer Intercultural communication,
Tropeninstituut Amsterdam
1997-1999: Guest Lecturer Cultural Studies, University Leiden,
2000: Guest Lecturer Academie voor Architectuur en Stedenbouw,
2001: Guest Lecturer Culturele Studies, University Leiden
Guest Lecturer Academy of Art, Durban Technikon,
South Africa


1982: director Lucapa, 30', 16mm, documentary for Angolese cinema
1983: assistant-director Zuela madimba, 30', 16mm, documentary for
Angola Film institute (IAC)
director Agricultura � a base, 30', 35mm, documentary,
co-production Angola and Bulgaria
1984: assistant-director Mem�rias de um Dia, 90', 16mm,
fictionfilm for Angolese television
director Pioneiros, 30', 16mm, documentary for
Angolese television
1998: director Ylunga, 10', Betacam SP, fictionfilm for Dutch


1990: Acting for camera, workshop by Delia Salvi,
Actorsstudio Amsterdam
1995: Ujamaa IV, Maputo, Mozambique
1998: Directing actors, workshop by Judith Weston,
Maurits Binger Institute, Amsterdam
1999: Project Translacje, Piotrkow Trybunaki, Poland
2000: Art workshop Bamako, Mali in cooperation with Rijksakademie and
Centre Culturel Soleil d'Afrique

Individual Exhibitions

1993: Maybuyee, Free Art Gallery, Zandvoort, The Netherlands
1994: Mahamba, Veredas gallery, Sintra, Portugal
Cryptofoto, Kriterion gallery, Amsterdam
Txipema uwa Foto, Spectrum gallery Amsterdam
1995: Jellinek, Amsterdam
Stadsdeelkantoor De Pijp, Amsterdam
De Balie, Amsterdam
1996: Galeria Municipal de Amadora, Amadora, Portugal
Object and Subject, Hivos, The Hague
1997: The manipulated Mask, Conference Groen Licht voor Afrika,
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Niza-manifestation The Media in Africa, Amsterdam
Retrospective, Galeria Fitares, Lissbon, Portugal
1998: Series of installations "De vluchtelingenweg",
De Balie, Amsterdam
1999: 50 years of cooperation in de Balie, Amsterdam
2000: Pieces of my time, Gallery WM, Amsterdam
2001: Improvisations, gallery Artur Bual CMA, Lissbon, Portugal


1988: Sons of Mother Earth, Villa Baranca Gallery, Amsterdam
1992: 13eme Salon International de Puy, Puy, France
1993: Destinos Incertos, Langenberg Gallery, Amsterdam
1994: SD Gallery, Warshau, Poland
1995: Salon International d'Allenge, Allenge, France
16eme Salon International de Puy, Puy, France
Centro Cultural Franco-Mocambicano, Maputo, Mozambique
Txitelele, Maison Africaine, Amsterdam
Tropeninstituut, Amsterdam
The next second, Thami Mneyele Foundation, Amsterdam
1996: Ujamaa IV, Gate Foundation, Amsterdam
Under different skies, Triennal Copenhagen 96, Denmark
17 �me Salon International de Puy, Puy, France
Tribute to artur bual, galeria CMA, Amadora, Portugal
Salon du Chateaux de la Mon Marie, Alsasse, France
1997: Ujamaa IV, Museum of modern art De Zonnehof, Amersfoort,
The Netherlands
Scena Studio M Galerie, Warschau, Poland
Bienal de Esculptura Urbana de Amadora, Portugal
1998: Rational emotions, Siemens forum, Lissbon, Portugal
Body & Soul, Stadsgallerij, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Prince Claus Foundation, The Hague
Il Exposi��o Colectiva, Galeria CMA, Amadora, Portugal
1999: 2000 Reasons to love the earth, The Millenium Collection,
The Hague
Made in Holland, Nieuwspoort, The Hague, The Netherlands
Percursos de arte, Banco Espirito Santo, Benfica, Lissabon
A planetary reply for the world, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Project Translacje, Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland
Afinidades, galeria de Ginasio, Lissbon, Portugal
Galeria Inquisicao, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
2000: ECHAP Cultural center Soleil d'Afrique (RAIN Project),
Bamako, Mali
Out of Order, De Balie, Amsterdam
Galeria Lapa, Lissbon, Portugal
Body and Soul, Cultural Centre, Petershagen, Germany
Afrique � jour, Rencontres Africains, Lille, France
2001: Mens Momentanea, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
South (video), Mozambique, Angola, South Africa, Brazil
Centrifusion; conference, tentoonstelling, workshop China,
Africa, Europe
Translacje, Museum of Modern Art, Piotrk�w Trybunalski, Poland