Mario Marino is a travel portrait photographer, Austrian born and based in Germany. Marino has been photographing various peoples in their native lands since 2000.His work is exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. Amsterdam, Basel, Berlin, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Brusells, Cologne, Dresden, Dubai, Edinburgh, Essen, Geneva, Gent, Hall, London, Miami, Munich, Nijmegen, North Wales, Palm Beach, Paris, Salzburg, Schwaz, Stockholm, Königswinter & Würzburg.
Central to his Pictures is a fascinating portraiture in which he maintains an empathetic connection to his subjects. Each image conveys a sense of simple joy of being and living in the world. “ To me it’s essential to show the beauty and dignity of people.
Empathy and walking is the key to my work. A normal day consists of about 8 - 10 hours walking around looking for people (15 to 20 kilometers a day). I try to read people’s lives, the circumstances they live.I’m fascinated by their cultural background and identity ”.
Mario Marino has a special relationship with the Hahnemühle Paper Company and uses their paper for all his gallery and museum exhibitions.
His work is published in many publications worldwide.
Aesthetica Magazine, Actup Photo Magazine, Air Empire Aviation Magazine, Artnet, Art Now Pakistan, Art Collection & Design Magazine Taiwan, BBC, Berliner Morgenpost, Berliner Zeitung, Blur Art Magazine, BM Zeit, Bold Magazine, British Journal of Photography, The Culture Trip, Colorfoto, Evening Standard, Factice Magazine, Fine Art Printer, Foto Magazine Edition, Foto Forum Magazine, De Gelderlander, Gup Magazine, Hunger Magazine, Der Westen, Gulf News, Islamic Arts Magazine, Gulf Today, Hole Magazine, Islamic Arts Magazine, Life Force Magazine, Light Magazine, Leica LFI Magazine, L' Oeil de la Photographie, Living 360, F-Stop Magazine, Kulturpur Magazine, Professional Photographer, Me Magazin, Muse Origins Magazin, Museums Magazin Museumtijdschrift, Ninja Magazine, Obsession Photo Magazine, Tagesspiegel, T.A.Z, The Open Magazine, Time Out Magazine, Schön Magazine, Shot Magazine, Shadders Magazine, The National, The Telegraph, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Royal Photographic Society, Notting Hill & Holland Park Magazine, National Geographic (Daily Dozen), Planet Art Magazine, Photo Magazine, PopMe Magazine, Profi Foto, Photographie, Photonews, PhotoZoom Magazine, Prinz Magazine, Redeye, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Satellite Magazine, Welt, The Work Style Magazine, Umno Magazine, Victor Magazine, Vogue, 365 OneWorld Magazine, Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, WestEast Magazine, World Traveller Magazine.