I'm a Mozambican author, illustrator and art director living in Stockholm, Sweden. I create narrative experiences through storytelling, be it a book, film or piece of writing.

From 2005–2010 I ran a publisher called Soyfriends. My current editorial work is focused on African works and artists.

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GRANTS & STIPENDS

2 Year work grant.
Konstnärsnämnden/IASPIS.
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
2015

Travel grant
Norsk Filminstitutt (Norwegian Film Institute)
2015 (March/April)

Stockholms Stads Kulturstipendium Illustrasjon
Culture Stipend in Illustration

Attributed by the Stockholm City Cultural Management Council.
2014

Travel Grant
GRAFILL Oslo.
Tokyo Art Book Fair.
2013

1 Year work grant.
Konstnärsnämnden/IASPIS.
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
2012

International Cultural Exchange (travel grant).
Konstnärsnämnden/IASPIS.
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
Tokyo Art Book Fair.
2012

1 year work grant.
The Swedish Authors Fund.
2011

Work grant for the project "KHO".
Norsk Illustrasjonsfond (Norwegian Illustration Fund).
2011

Project stipend — On behalf of artist Mogorosi Motshumi.
The Ulla Fröberg-Cramér foundation & Konstfack.
2009

Travel Stipend.
Norsk Illustrasjonsfond (Norwegian Illustration Fund).
2008

Script-writing and Production grant.
Mozambican Cinema Association & French Cooperation Mozambique.
Grant for making of the film 'O Hóspede', an adaptation of Albert Camus' 'The Host'.
2008

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BLOGS

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BOOKS

2012 — Lanterns of Nedzu (In progress)
2011 — Thelytoky (Short-story)
2010 — Museum
2009 — Alamaissa (Short-story)
2008 — The Ogre (Unpublished)
2008 — The Celebration
2006 — Partie de Campagne (Short-story)
2005 — The Blackbird

IN THE WORKS:

The Ogre (Short-story, art by Olle Forslöf).
Lulu (working title) (Short-story, art by Emelie Östergren).
The Crystal Desert (Drones in Dreamtime)
The Golden Peacock
KHO or Khodumodumo

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CO-AUTHORED BOOKS

2012 — Resan Till Världens Farligaste Land
Journey to The World's Most Dangerous Country
Text: Malte Persson
Illustrations & Art Direction: Rui Tenreiro.
Publisher: Bonnier Carlsen.

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WORK AS EDITOR

Forresten #23
Comics Anthology
Co-Editors: Erik Falk, Martin Ernstsen
Norway, 2009.

Utflukt
Picture Editor, Africa Issue.
Norway, 2011.

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WORK AS UNIVERSITY TUTOR

External tutor, Bjarke Stenbæk Kristensen's Master project.
KONSTFACK, Stockholm.
2014

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WORK AS A JURI

Visuelt 2011
Category: Illustration
GRAFILL, Norway.

Gul Kalven 2008
Category: Illustration
Westerdaals School of Communication, Norway.

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WORK IN COLLECTIONS

Norwegian National Library

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EDUCATION

2008-2010:
MFA in Storytelling
(Graphic Design & Illustration)
Konstfack
Stockholm, Sweden

2001-2003:
BA (Hons) Illustration
Kent Institute of Art & Design (Currently UCCA)
Maidstone, England.

1998-2001:
Diploma in Advertising Art Direction
AAA School of Advertising
Johannesburg, South Africa