Titled 'Ithumba: A Chain Reaction of Events' the gallery will ba a visual showcase of 'living on the edge of the World' with photographs taken from across the continent.
Mário Macilau was born in the newly independent Mozambique, in the midst of the most critical phase of its civil war in 1984. His family struggled financially and moved from the Inhambane province to the capital, Maputo, in search of a better life. When he was 10 years old he began to work in a small market frequented by the middle / upper class, washing cars in the car park and helping to carry the groceries in an effort to support his family.
Macilau started his journey as photographer in 2003 and engaged to professional level when he traded his mother’s cell phone for his first camera in 2007. He specializes in long-term projects focus on living and environmental condition over the time and in his home country he use to confronting the realism of power, environment and cultural heritage that affect the socially isolated groups and issues that define our times.
Don't miss out on this amazing showcase of Mario's work. Kuona Trust is on Likoni Close, off Dennis Pritt Road in Hurlingham.