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Jorge Dias, 1972, Maputo, Mozambique

jorge dias > biography Jorge Manuel de Oliveira Dias was born in 1972 in Maputo, Mozambique.

Jorge Dias focuses his work as an artist in photography, installation and video, activity which he makes compatible with
the art professor’s and curator’s ones.

In 1992 he graduated in Ceramics from the Escola Nacional de Artes Visuais (ENAV) in Mozambique and, in 2002, graduated in Sculpture from the Escola de Belas Artes (EBA), Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ).

In Brazil he is one of the founding members of the PERCURSOS group and in Mozambique he is one of the founders of the MUVART collective (Movimento de
Arte Contemporânea de Moçambique).

In 2006, Jorge was the curator for Mozambique at ARCO´06 Art Fair in Madrid.

Jorge Dias is currently curator at Mozambique's National Museum and Art Professor in Maputo.