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Maimuna Adam

b. Maputo, 1984.

Maimuna completed her BA in Fine Arts from the University of Pretoria in 2008. She participates consistently in group exhibitions from 2009 onwards, highlighted shows being Temporary Occupations 20.10, VI São Tomé & Príncipe Art and Culture Bienal in São Tomé and Lisbon (2011-2012) and !Kauru: Africa Imagined at the Pretoria Art Museum in 2013. In 2012 she collaborates with Cornelia Enderlein (DE) on "Between Here and There" at ICMA Goethe Zentrum in Maputo for the MUVART Bienal.

She taught Drawing at Instituto Superior de Artes e Cultura in Machava from 2010 to 2012. Her first solo exhibition, "Bon Voyage", was held at Kulungwana Association's gallery at the Central Train Station in Maputo between September and November 2013.

Solo Exhibition:
Bon Voyage, Kulungwana, Maputo

Group Exhibitions:

2013 !Kauru: Africa Imagined, Pretoria Art Museum
2013 hetero q.b., Chiado National Contemporary Art Museum, Lisbon
2013 Temporary Occupations – Documents, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
2013 Crescent Collection, Kulungwana, Maputo
2013 Living in this world, Mediateca BCI – Espaço Joaquim Chissano, Maputo
2012 100 Works, 10 Years: A Selection from the PLMJ Foundation Collection, Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva Foundation, Lisbon
2012 _tribune video, École Superieure d’Art de La Réunion, Le Port
2012 Between there and here, Bienal MUVART’12, ICMA-Goethe Zentrum, Maputo
2012 Africa meets Europe, 
Galeri Matesh, Breda
2012 Crescent Collection, Kulungwana, Maputo
2012 César Schofield Cardoso, Maimuna Adam, René Tavares. Graça Brandão Gallery, Lisbon
2012 VI São Tomé & Príncipe Art and Culture Bienal, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon
2011 VI Art and Culture Bienal, CACAU, São Tomé
2011 Dockanema 6, Video Art/Fundação PLMJ session, Maputo
2011 Bienal TDM 2011, National Art Museum, Maputo
2011 Exhibition of Mozambican Art, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo
2010 MUVART’10 Contemporary Art Bienale, National Art Museum, Maputo
2010 Women and Borders, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo
2010 Love/Hate soccer, French-Mozambican Cultural Center, Maputo
2010 Temporary Occupations – Paper/Role, Minerva Central Bookshop, Maputo
2009 TDM Bienal (Honorable Mention, video “The Curtain”), National Art Museum, Maputo
2009 Karingana wa Karingana, Camões Institute, Maputo
2004 Art in the Feminine, National Art Museum, Maputo


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