Mario Marino was born in 1967 in Hall in Tyrol. He has lived and worked as a freelance photographer in Germany since 2000. On his travels, which he has undertaken not only through Africa but also through Cuba, India, Nepal and Mexico, he has created intensive portrait series that reveal his emphatic visual language. Marino's works have been shown in numerous galleries and museums nationally and internationally, including Amsterdam, Basel, Berlin, Bristol, Brussels, Dubai and Miami.