Alexandre Marreiros was born in Cascais, Portugal, in 1984. He studied arts in high
school and graduated from Lisbon Lusíada University in Architecture and Arts.
He is a member of the Portuguese Association of Architects, Architecture Sans
Frontieres and Art For All. In 2012, Marreiros studied the urban and architectural
configuration of Morocco’s main medinas and presented a master’s thesis in
architecture titled Labyrinths of Luxbûna: Alfama and the influence of islamic
architecture. He lived in Rio de Janeiro, where he developed his artistic work and
research on slums as an architectural phenomenon. Marreiros has showcased
his work in solo and collective exhibitions in Lisbon and Macau and has also
participated as an invited artist in the Lisbon Silent Festival – Words Festival and
in The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival. In 2015 he received an honourable
mention from Portuguese Contemporary Illustration, and he participated in
the Nikon Photo Contest with six photos selected by the jury. He has held solo
exhibitions at MAM, Creative Macau, Giv Lowe Gallery and Casa Lusitana. Marreiros
lives and works in Macau.