Mário Macilau

The United Kingdom, London Ed Cross Fine Art

Mário Macilau (MZ, 1984) is an artist focusing on the research and representation of socially and economically marginalised groups. He specialises in long-term photography projects and series that address the complex realities of human labour and environmental conditions. Macilau, who is also a painter, started his journey as a photographer in 2003 from the streets of Maputo, becoming professional when he traded his mother's cell phone for his first camera in 2007.