Mario Macilau is a Mozambican photographer gaining international recognition for his pictures which are described as “alarming and provoking but utterly human.” We follow Macilau as he documents the people who live and work in one of Maputo’s largest rubbish dumps. Watch the latest film in ‘The New African Photography’ series | http://aje.me/ZJFml9
Stairs of Shadows by Mario Macilau In this abandoned old building in downtown Maputo there are no toilets and water must be drawn from a nearby source. Rubbish is rarely collected. The lack of basic amenities means that street children don't stay in any one place for long.