Fornasini, born in 1960 in Maputo, Mozambique, is sefl-taught and started painting in 1996,  he then created his workshop “Veleiro” and became a Núcleo d’Art’s member in 1997.

Since then he has been participating in many collective exhibitions and workshops at national and international level, mainly the TDM Bienal, 2013 and 2015; Imago Mundi Mozambique: "The Universe in Miniature - contemporary arts, em 2014;  "artes plasticas mocambicanas", Origens del Grand Teatro de Havana, Cuba; "Contemporary Africa Art", Hamburgo, Alemanha;  Água, Fundação Fernando Leite Couto, in 2018.

Fornasini has paintings across the world in countries like South Africa, Portugal, France, USA, Canada, Egypt, Norway, Ukraine, Ireland, India, Japan, Argentine, Paraguay, Chile, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Morocco and Germany among others.