Ídasse Ekson Malendza
Born: 1st July 1955 in Infulene (province of Maputo)
Practices drawing, painting and ceramics. At the secondary school he was
taught drawing by artists Manuela Sena, João Paulo and Antonio Bronze who
shared with him the love for the arts.
In 1979 he completed a course in animation at the Centro de Estudos Culturais
with the teachers Malangatana Ngwenya and Domingos Manhica.
He frequented the gallery of Inacio Matsinha where he was taught the basics of
the arts. Guided by Antonio Quadros he completed the course Comunicação
He worked with the Instituto Nacional de Cinema where he established the
department of arts.
Ídasse also designs covers of books and of literary magazines.
Since 1982 he is working as a full-time artist.
|1977||Collective in FACIM, Maputo|
|1980||Collective in Salisbury (Harare), Zimbabwe and in Havana, Cuba|
|1981||Collective in Maputo, Berlin, Bulgaria and Moscow|
|1982||Collective in Maputo, Beira and Luanda, Angola|
|1986||Individual in Maputo|
|1988||Collective in Maputo and in Paris|
| ||Solo in Marie de Malakoff -Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture- France|
|1989||Collective in Maputo|
| ||Solo in Maxixe, Mozambique|
|1991||Collective in Maputo and Lisbon, Portugal with Malangatana, and
subsequently in the Portuguese cities Coimbra, Evora and Oporto|
| ||Exhibitions with Naguib in Maputo and in Zimbabwe|
|1994||Collective in Maputo, Portugal, France and Belgium |
|1996||Participation in Container 96 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and in group
presentations in Maputo|
|1997||Collective in Maputo, Durban (South Africa) and Lisbon, Portugal|
|1998||Individual in Maputo|
|1991||1º Prémio de desenho, Anual do MNA|
|1991||2º Prémio de desenho, Bienal das TDM|
|1997||1º Prémio de desenho, Anual MUSART-TDM 97|