Mudaulane, Sistema falhado, 2017, Chinese ink on paper, 172 x 183 cm. Courtesy Arte de Gema
Mudaulane, Sistema falhado, 2017, Chinese ink on paper, 172 x 183 cm. Courtesy Arte de Gema  

Vivid and geometrically bold, Mudaulane’s mixed-media works produce layers of fictive and historical narratives via a plethora of mythology, theology and quotidian motifs.

A founding member of the Contemporary Art Movement in Maputo, Mudaulane holds a degree in History from the University Eduardo Mondlane. Mudaulane’s work has been featured in international exhibitions, including Contested Territories at Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York (2012); Distância e Proximidades (Distances and Proximities), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (2008); Artistas de Angola, Brasil, Cabo Verde e Moçambique, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Maputo (2006); ARCOmadrid, Madrid (2006); and the solo exhibition, Mudaulane II, Instituto Camões, Centro Cultural Português em Maputo, Maputo (2005). Most recent is Mudaulane III, held at Galeria 111, Lisbon (2017). Among accolades, Mudaulane is a two-time recipient of the Ceramics Award at the Biennial TDM (2003 and 2005).