Vasco Manhiça was born in August 1978, in Nampula, Northern Mozambique and grows in Bairro do Aeroporto, one of the many peripheral areas of Maputo City. He holds a degree in communication design from Medien College, Essen, Germany (2010) and in Graphic Design from the National School of Visual Arts in Maputo, Mozambique (1998). Manhiça has been nominated with several national awards in Mozambique to highlight: 1998 - 2nd Prize - Annual MUSART (National Art Museum), Mozambique 1999 - 1st Prize (Design) - Bienal TDM - Telecomunicações de Moçambique. Participate in various workshops, artistic residencies and international exhibitions in South Africa, Germany, France, Holland, Nigeria, Portugal and Senegal. His work is represented in the collection of the National Museum of Art in Mozambique, in the Telecommunications Museum of Mozambique (TDM) and in several private and public collections in Mozambique and several other countries. Solo Exhibitions 2015: «Ponto de Vista» – CCP-Centro Cultural Por- tugues, Maputo, Mozambique. 2013: «The Black Box» – CCFM-Centro Cultural Franco Moçambicano) – Maputo, Mozambique. 2009: «Pim-Pam-Pum» – Galeria Stadthaus Lech- enich – Erftstadt German. 2007: «Entre Mundos» – Galeria KIR – Oberhau- sen, German. 2006: «Sentindo Alto» – Biblioteca Central Duis- burg, German.