Sergio Santimano was born in Lourenço Marques, now Maputo, Mozambique in 1956 and works in documentary and reportage photography. Santimano began his career as a photo- journalist for the newspaper Domingo in 1982. From 1983 to 1988 he worked for the national and international press covering the war, famine and politics for the Mozambican News Agency – AIM. Following the end of the civil war in 1992, Santimano began working as a freelancer documenting the consequences of war and Mozambique’s reconstruction. Sergio Santimano has exhibited extensively in Africa, Europe and India.