Pictoral arts

Abusabib, Mohamed (S)

Painting, cartoon, graphics, Arabic calligraphy
August Södermansväg 2, 5TR, 756 49 Uppsala, Sweden. Telephone: + 46 (0) 18 40 47 88
According to himself Mohamed Abusabib is “working in various styles; African cultural and political issues as the main theme, with special focus on Sudan.”

Public exposures

2000, the Oriental Museum, Durham University, England
2001, ABF-huset, Sveavägen, Stockholm
2002, Gallery 1, Uppsala, Sweden
2006, Bergen University, Norway



Njau, Charles Ainany (S)

Vetevägen 11, 145 68 Norsborg, Sweden. Telephone: +46 (0) 8 53 17 43 14. Mobile: +46 (0) 733 56 88 11 charles@njau.se
Charles Njau has the following to say about his work: “what I paint can not be described in words. You have to see it and experience it by yourself as you listen to music or bird’s songs".

Public Exposures
1966, At the age 15 years old won First Prize in drawing competition organized by East African Tea Growers Association.
1967, Contracted by Mrs. Bruehel, company owner from Germany to decorate the entrance of Kibo hotel, in Marangu, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
1967, Represented Tanzania at an art exhibition for youths at the United Nations, New York, U.S.A.
1971, Mounted up an outdoor exhibition at Jamhuri Grounds in Moshi, Tanzania.
1973, One-man-show, "One-Sixty-One" at the National Museum of Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
1974, Decorator and designer for Buhemba, Musoma and Oljoro Arusha National Service camps, Tanzania.
1976, Represented Tanzania at an International Exhibition for Contemporary Art at the City Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1981, Reward from The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm, Sweden, on Graduation Day.
1983, One-man-show "Paintings On Road X" at Gallery Heland, Stockholm, Sweden.
1989, Participated in "IX Biennal Internacional de Arte Valparaiso 1989", Chile.
1992, Won a competition to decorate Recreation Centre for Youth in Fittja, Sweden.
1994, Yomiuri Telecasting Prize at "5th International Contemporary Art Competition" in Osaka, Japan.
1994, Participated in traveling exhibition "Masks Face" that toured all over Sweden for three years.
1999, Won a competition to decorate two walls of a school, Riksbyskolan, in Bromma, Sweden.
2000, Won competition to decorate lecture hall for S:t Botvidsgynasium in Hallunda, Sweden.
2001, TRANS//FORM Nordic Project that toured Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen and cities of the Baltic countries.
2002, Presentation of "Gärdet Variations" on two platforms of Gärdet subway station in Stockholm, Sweden.
2003, My public artwork "Little Brother" selected to be used for the two covers of a book about all the public art projects in Stockholm from 1993-2003.
2006, Decoration artwork for the entrance of Skarpnäck New School, Stockholm, Sweden.



Santimano, Sérgio Luís (S)

Address: Sävesväg 43, 752 63 Uppsala, Sweden. Telephone: +46 (0) 18 46 43 83. Mobile: +46 (0) 709 63 43 52 Santimano@spray.se
Sérgio Santimano says he “works in the tradition of classic documentary and reportage photography.”

Public Exposures
1982, Worked as a photo journalist for the newspaper Domingo, Mozambique.
1983-1988, Produced and published relevant work for the national as well as international press, covering the war, famine, and political issues for AIM (Mozambican News Agency).
1988, Worked and studied documentary photography in Sweden.
1992, Freelancing in Mozambique, documenting the consequences of war and the reconstruction of the country.
1992-1993,   Did a portrait series of a mine victim, Luísa Macuácua, whilst accompanying her from the Maputo back to her town of Inhambane, resulting in the exhibition Mozambique – Caminhos / The Long and Winding Road, shown internationally, and extracts from it were published in 'Revue Noire' and the prestigious Portuguese news magazine 'Grande Reportagem' in Lisbon.
1997, Did the series Cabo Delgado - A Photographic History of Africa, a result of exploring the northernmost province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
2001-2005, He made Terra incognita, his work on Niassa as homage to its people in Mozambique.
Currently he is working on a project regarding the Ilha de Moçambique (UNESCO Cultural World Heritage) the legendary first Portuguese base in the North Santimano, Mozambique.
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