Drawing and Painting Exhibition by José Mena Abrantes
COPRODUCTION TEATRO DA GARAGEM & ELINGA TEATRO
JOSÉ MENA ABRANTES | 50 YEARS OF ARTISTIC ACTIVITY
[UNTIL 31 JAN | 15h00 – 23h30 | TEATRO TABORDA]
Honouring José Mena Abrantes in the celebration of his 50 years of artistic activity, the Teatro da Garagem hosts this drawing exhibition by the Angolan author, publicly displayed for the first time. José Mena Abrantes is a journalist, writer, playwright, producer and theatre director, who directs the Elinga-Teatro group since its origin in 1988. He has published 19 plays, 3 fiction books, 3 poetry books and several articles on cinema and theatre in Angola. In 2006 he received the Diploma of Merit from the Angolan Ministry of Culture for his “significant contribution to the development of dramaturgy in Angola”. National Prize of Culture and Arts 2012, in the category of Literature.