Interview: Mario Macilau, Growing Up In Darkness

Atlas of Humanity, March 6, 2016

Atals of Humanity spoke with Mario Macilau about his recent series 'Growing in Darkness' and the relationships he forged with the street children of his images, what inspires him to produce such profound works and his own experiences growing up in Maputo.


'It is from this position—that of a friend—that I managed to capture their existence: the adversity of their environments, the endurance of their young but possibly condemned bodies, and the resilience that, daily, defies the inhumanity of their hardships.'

- Mario Macilau


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