Mário Macilau contemplates if aging is an encumbering blessing in his work “Esquecidos,” a project dedicated to the elderly in Africa: http://blog.leica-camera.com/photographers/interviews/mario-macilau-aging-an-encumbering-blessing/

African photography is on the rise. From street to art photography, conceptual and documentary to fashion shoots, home-grown photographers are increasingly showing the world what they see through the lens (and not only in Africa's Francophone countries).

Former street child Mario Macilau, as he uses photography to investigate the growing gap between rich and poor in Mozambique. “There is no longer a middle class in our country,” says Mario.

Former street child Mario Macilau, as he uses photography to investigate the growing gap between rich and poor in Mozambique. “There is no longer a middle class in our country,” says Mario.

Mário Macilau.  http://www.afribuku.com/mario-macilau-mozambique-fotografia/

Mário Macilau. http://www.afribuku.com/mario-macilau-mozambique-fotografia/

Image of Mario Macilau - Untitled #3

Image of Mario Macilau - Untitled

Mario Macilau

My Toy (The Zionist series) Mário Macilau, Saatchi Gallery

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Mário Macilau: Untitled, from the Grand Hotel series. © The artist & Galeria Belo-Galsterer

Mário Macilau. http://www.afribuku.com/mario-macilau-mozambique-fotografia/

Expositie 'Making Africa' in Vitra Design Museum.Mário Macilau, 'Alito, The Guy with Style'.

Mario Macilau

art, fashion, music, culture / Mario Macilau photoset and interview

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