Maputo

Sitting on the west side of Maputo Bay overlooking the Indian Ocean, Maputo is divided into two distinct parts: the colonial Cidade cimento, occupying the areas closest to the sea, and the indigenous Canio, stretching further inland. The former is inhabited by middle- and high-income Mozambicans and...

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Digital 14-18

An interactive exhibition of digital material to assist research into world war one, including archive documents, photos, film and sound. It is part of the events to commemorate world war one organ...
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Kok Nam. Black on White

A retrospective of the work of one of Mozambique's most important photojournalists. The exhibition coincides with the presentation of a book of his photographs. Kok Nam, who died in 2012, was the s...
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Blue on Blue exhibition in Maputo

Exhibition of ceramics by Majorie Wallace and photographs by Berry Bickle. Wallace shows porcelain objects inspired by traditional baskets, which she carves with linear designs. Bickle uses phot...
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Growing Collection

Kulungwana – the Association for Cultural Development opens its space at the central railway station once again to participating artists. They are given uniform-size panels on which to explor...
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Photographs of Xefina Island

Opened 29 March. Photographs of the island of Xefina, just off the coast of Maputo by Mario Traversi. The photos are the result of a study of the island over the last ten years and focus on its dis...
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Goethe Cultural Institute 10th anniversary

Destino Irónico, an exhibition of photos by Mário Macilau opens the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Goethe Cultural Institute Maputo. Macilau focuses on political and social cha...
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Reinata Sadimba and Mapfara

Vozez da terra. Reinata Sadimba and Mapfara. Modern sculpture inspired by Makonde traditions. Sadimba grew up making everyday clay utensils and then became a serious ceramic artist. During the civil w...
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Vasco Manhiça

Black Box by Vasco Manhiça. An exhibition of paintings and drawings by this Mozambican artist who is now based in Germany. His works are in the National Museum of Art and he has had exhibitions...
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Homage to the Cheny Wa Gune and his Quartet

6 June 2012. This exhibition pays homage to the famous Mozambican musician Cheny Wa Gune and his quartet. Gune has been a member of the musical quartet Timbila Muzimba for more than 14 years. His mus...