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Maimuna Adam

b. 1984, Maputo Mozambique

Maimuna Adam’s practice employs a diverse set of techniques to bring together the themes of memory, history, travel and migration. Her works weave fictional and non-fictional narratives related to the experiences of family and friends.

Education


2008 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Solo


2015 Family, 2 month residency at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies(BIGSAS), Bayreuth, Germany
2014​ ¡Toma!, Instituto Cultural Moçambique-Alemanha (ICMA-Goethe Zentrum), Maputo, Mozambique
2013​ Bon Voyage, Galeria “Sala de Espera”, Associação Kulungwana, Maputo

Group


2015 Rastros, Museu Capixaba do Negro (MUCANE), Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil
2015 As Margens dos Mares, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil
2015 Odyssées Africaines, BRASS Centre Culturel de Forest, Brussels, Belgium
2015​ Colecção Crescente, Galeria “Sala de Espera”, Associação Kulungwana, Maputo
2014​ Processos, Galeria “Sala de Espera”, Associação Kulungwana, Maputo
2013 !Kauru: Africa Imagined, Pretoria Art Museum, South Africa
2013 hetero q.b., Chiado National Contemporary Art Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
2013 Temporary Occupations – Documents, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
2013 Crescent Collection, Kulungwana, Maputo
2013 Living in this world, Mediateca BCI – Espaço Joaquim Chissano, Maputo
2012 100 Works, 10 Years: A Selection from the PLMJ Foundation Collection, Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva Foundation, Lisbon
2012 _tribune video, École Superieure d’Art de La Réunion, Le Port, Réunion
2012 Between there and here, Bienal MUVART’12, ICMA-Goethe Zentrum, Maputo
2012 Africa meets Europe, Galeri Matesh, Breda, The Netherlands
2012 Crescent Collection, Kulungwana, Maputo
2012 César Schofield Cardoso, Maimuna Adam, René Tavares. Graça Brandão Gallery, Lisbon
2012 VI São Tomé & Príncipe Art and Culture Bienal, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon
2011 VI Art and Culture Bienal, CACAU, São Tomé, São Tomé
2011 Dockanema 6, Video Art/Fundação PLMJ session, Maputo
2011 Bienal TDM 2011, National Art Museum, Maputo
2011 Exhibition of Mozambican Art French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo
2010 MUVART’10 Contemporary Art Bienale, National Art Museum, Maputo
2010 Women and Borders, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo
2010 Love/Hate soccer, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo
2010 Temporary Occupations – Paper/Role, Minerva Central Bookshop, Maputo
2009 TDM Bienal (Honorable Mention, video “The Curtain”), National Art Museum, Maputo
2009 Karingana wa Karingana, Camões Institute, Maputo
2004 Art in the Feminine, National Art Museum, Maputo

Prizes


2012 PLMJ Foundation CPLP Video Art Prize, Lisbon

Collections