Lino Damião


"The trash can be used in many ways. Trash is my inspiration."


Lino Damião

Lino Damião was born in Luanda in 1977.

Encouraged by his father, he started drawing and painting at an early age, having received his first prize in 1989 - Painting Prize at the National Union of Plastic Artists.

He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions: “1st Stop: Lisbon” 2012, 1st Macau Literary Festival “Rota das Letras” 2012, Lisbon Contemporary Art Fair 2010, 1st Luanda Triennale 2007, among others.

His works are in public and private collections in Africa, Europe, Asia, South America and the USA.

At the same time, he collaborates, since 1992, with the production company jjjazz in Luanda, in the organization of jazz concerts and painting and photography exhibitions on the same theme.

He currently works in painting, serigraphy and photography.

> 2016 | "Traces", Camões / Portuguese Cultural Centre, Luanda, Angola;
> 2014 | "Luanda Construction and Deconstruction", Artinzo Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal;
> 2013 | "Kukuna-Ligations", SOSO Gallery - Globo, Luanda, Angola;
> 2012 | "Na Boca do Povo", PLMJ Foundation Space, Lisbon, Portugal;
> 2010 | "Transparency and Behaviour", Bank of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal; "Batidas Coloridas", Aveiro Music Workshop, Portugal;
IPJ - Portuguese Youth Institute, Coimbra, Portugal;
> 2009 | Travels, Cultural Association Mercado Negro and mao mao shop, Aveiro, Portugal;
> 2007 | April 25th Association, Luanda, Angola;
> 2002 | "Freedom", National Film Laboratory Building, Luanda, Angola;
> 2000 | Exhibit of Art April 25th Association, Luanda, Angola; "Manchas e Contornos", Cenárius Gallery, Luanda, Angola
> 1999 | "Colours, Comics & Contrasts", Alliance Française, AFA, Luanda, Angola

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