Meet the Artist: Manuel Taure

Colleague and close friend, Manuel Taure. The print maker.

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I don’t call myself an artist. I am simply a filter of my life.”

Artist Manuel Taure in his studio ©Alison Wattie Artist Manuel Taure in his studio ©Alison Wattie

When artist Manuel Taure shared those words with me, I knew this interview was going to be intruiging, just like the man himself.
Manuel, or Manu as his friends call him, has been making art since he was a child in Barcelona. After graduating from art school, he freelanced for many companies as a graphic designer, always dreaming that one day he would create for himself. At age 31, Manu bought a plane ticket to Brazil where he hoped to discover his own voice as an artist. The rest, as they say, is history.
Why did you decide to go to Brazil and how did you survive once you got there?

©Manuel Taure ©Manuel Taure

Going to Brazil was a life coincidence (laughs). My dad had just returned from there…

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