José Da Silveira was born in 1965 in a tiny jungle village in Mozambique on the vast and agitated African continent to a celebrated Portuguese rejoneador (bullfighter) and the daughter of one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Provence. As his father was in Africa fighting in the Mozambican Liberation War, Da Silveira spent the first years of his life shuttling between Africa and France, then Portugal and France, ultimately settling between Berlin and the French Riviera. The work of Jose Da Silveira, a writer, producer and painter, has been widely celebrated, particularly in Europe, and he has been called a true innovator and one of the most influential artists of the twenty-first century.

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