The most beautiful end of the world is the title of José Eduardo Agualusa’s photography and literature exhibition. At Camões – Centro Cultural Português, Maputo City, the exhibition will open on December 1st, from 6:30 pm. Referring to the individual exhibition, this Thursday, José Eduardo Agualusa explained how the idea of ​​exhibiting an exercise arose. which has an important base in Ilha de Moçambique (Nampula). In fact, before the exhibition, there was a book, entitled Grammatica do Momento e do Infinite, with images from Ilha de Moçambique and poems by the Angolan writer written there. In fact, the idea of ​​editing Grammatical of the instant and infinity was not Agualusa’s, but a Brazilian designer, Lucia Bertazzo, who is also the curator of the exhibition The most beautiful end of the world. Essentially, as José Eduardo Agualusa recalled, Grammatical do instant and infinity is an art book, handcrafted, in which each one is unique and all are different. That’s why they’re expensive. So, “Lucia Bertazzo had the idea of ​​making an exhibition with these photos and then I decided to also put together a series of portraits of writers, mainly African, that I’ve been doing over the years. I think some of these portraits are good”. As José Eduardo Agualusa revealed, the best portraits in the series that make up the solo show The most beautiful end of the world are those made by Mia Couto and Uzodinma Iweala, a Nigerian writer. Therefore, in addition to the images of Ilha de Moçambique, the Agualusa exhibition includes portraits. For Camões – Centro Cultural Português, the exhibition The most beautiful end of the world “is a celebration of friendship built through love for the Portuguese language. Language travels for the world and with it also the love of the word, so present in the plasticity of the Portuguese language, in all continents”. The introductory text of The most beautiful end of the world is signed by Mia Couto, who observes: “It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. The opposite is also true: a word can say more than a thousand pictures. In this case, I don’t know if I see it, if I hear it.” from Mozambique, can be visited in Camões until the 12th of February 2022, from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 5pm. A note: from December 18, 2021 to January 15, 2022, Camões will be closed. Source:O País

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