Manuel lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. He studied at Faculty of Fine Arts of University of Lisbon and at the class of Anselm Reyle at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts (HFBK). Tainha’s work explores composition throught the alternance of processes, may it be addition/subtraction, or bidimentional/ objectual. The cultural value of materials, limitation, violence in creation and the domestic condition are constants in his working process.
He is represented in Denmark by LastResort Gallery