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Mauro Pinto

Born in 1974 in Maputo, Mozambique
Lives and works in Maputo, Mozambique



In the early 1990's, Mauro Pinto studied photography at the Monitor International School in Johannesburg. During that period, he done an internship at the photograph Jose Machato. He then moves to Maputo where he works with the Mozambique's photojournalism pioneer Ricardo Rangel. With him he will meet the Norwegian photograph Trygve Bolstad or the Reunionese Karl Kugel.
In 2002, he takes part of the exhibition "vers Matola" at the 'Espace 1789 Saint Ouen" in Paris. In 2010 he takes part of the second edition of El d'El Ojo Salvaje, in Paraguay and becomes the first African photographer to expose there.

Mauro Pinto questions the visual creation, information and the communication. His work captures the essence of the space, thanks to a clever play with the contrast that can be perceived as provocative. Nowadays, his works makes him one of the most recognized contemporary photographer in Mozambique.  

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Frédéric Bruly Bouabré,

Chéri Samba,

Omar Victor Diop,

Romuald Hazoumè,

Seydou Keïta,

Mauro Pinto,

Amadou Sanogo,

Malick Sidibé,

Billie Zangewa


Africa, Center Stage

Blouin Art Info

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By Sarah Moroz

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19.06.2018
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Steve Bandoma,

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré,

Chéri Samba,

Omar Victor Diop,

Romuald Hazoumè,

Phumzile Khanyile,

Esther Mahlangu ,

Houston Maludi,

JP Mika,

Mauro Pinto,

Amadou Sanogo,

Malick Sidibé,

Billie Zangewa


Exhibicion African Passions en Portugal

All City Canvas

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By Karla Corazon

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13.06.2018
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Steve Bandoma,

Filipe Branquinho,

Chéri Samba,

Omar Victor Diop,

Romuald Hazoumè,

Phumzile Khanyile,

JP Mika,

Mauro Pinto,

Amadou Sanogo,

Malick Sidibé,

Billie Zangewa


Evora Africa: crossing continents

Financial Times

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By Maya Jaggi

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01.06.2018
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Chéri Samba,

Omar Victor Diop,

Phumzile Khanyile,

Mauro Pinto,

Amadou Sanogo,

Malick Sidibé,

Billie Zangewa


African Passions: Beyond Geography, History and Bodies

Elephant

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By Charlotte Jansen

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31.05.2018
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Chéri Samba,

Omar Victor Diop,

Romuald Hazoumè,

JP Mika,

Mauro Pinto,

Malick Sidibé


'Global' contemporary African art comes to rural Portugal-despite growing visa issues for artists tr

The Art Newspaper

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By José da Silva

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30.05.2018
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Filipe Branquinho,

Mauro Pinto


Filipe Branquinho e Mauro Pinto no 1° Festival Evora Africa em Portugal

O Pais

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By José dos Remédios

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29.05.2018
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Steve Bandoma,

Frédéric Bruly Bouabré,

Filipe Branquinho,

Chéri Samba,

Omar Victor Diop,

Romuald Hazoumè,

Phumzile Khanyile,

Klèmèguè,

Houston Maludi,

JP Mika,

Marcel Miracle,

Ambroise Ngayimoko,

Mauro Pinto,

Amadou Sanogo,

Malick Sidibé


The Historic Portuguese City of Evora Celebrates Contemporary Art from Africa

Widewalls

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By Elena Martinique

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18.05.2018
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Mauro Pinto


20 African photographers to look out for in 2017 (you heard it here first!)

True Africa

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By Adora Mba

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15.12.2016
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Mauro Pinto


20 African photographers you've probably never heard about (and you really should!)

True Africa

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By Adora Mba

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22.10.2016
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