Sonia Marin was born in Padua on February 25, 1971. She is a Milan based professional photographer and author. Along with her career, she is also a longtime resident lecturer at IED, European Institute of Design, for the photography and fashion departments.She collaborates with influential fashion, accessories, and interior brands and companies, and her work is featured in several international and national magazines. She played an important part as a speaker at the Advertising Photography section during the 6th International Orvieto Photography Convention in 2004. She won 1st prize Best Fine Art Picture in the Commercial Field at the 10th Master edition of the 2006 International Photography Festival in Moscow. In 2014 she worked on a Project for UniCredit, shooting pictures on medium-format film: her personal view became the beautiful book "Sketches of Milan, an Artist’s View of the UniCredit Tower", published by Skira. Her latest book Twenty Weights, please published by Boîte Editions is a portrait story, an intimate journey in the London of the 50th dedicated to her mother.
She made her debut in an Itinerant Exhibition that brought her success in exposing and selling her images at the Copenhagen Visual Art (1993), atWashington and at the Boston Ashuah Irvin Gallery (1994), at Geneve Photographic Center, and in Barcelona (1995)
International Group ExhibitionsTokyo for the Zoom International Photographic Exhibition ( Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Zoom 2004)Moscow for the 7th Edition of PhotoBiennal at Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2008).Turin for Photissima Art Fair Exhibition Photocontainer – Spazio MRF (2015)Worldwide online OURS gallery – (2018)Worldwide "100 Fotografi per Bergamo" in collaboration with Perimetro (2020)
Personal and Group National ExhibitionsMilan "Persona " at the Centro Filologico Milanese (1992)Padua Fotopadova (1993); Milan, "Immaginando" at Spazio Agfa-Gavaert (1998)Milan "Il Chiaroscuro della Violenza" at Palazzo della Triennale (2000).Arco (TN), “So simple” at Atelier Segantini (2002)Milan “Smile, please” at Killer Plastic and Milch (2003)Padua "So simple" at Galleria SottoPasso della Stua (2004)Milan “2, due minuti” at GAV Gallery (2006)Florence Immaginaria ArtiVisive Gallery with “Faglie Emotive” (2008)Codigoro PomposArte with “ Finalmente a casa “ (2011)Milan P.zza Gae Aulenti, with “ Sketches of Milan “ (2014)Turin Photissima Art Fair Exhibition Photocontainer – Spazio MRF (2015)Milan “Perimetro Group Show” with Sketches of Milan at Galleria Still (2019)Milano & Worldwide "100 Fotografi per Bergamo" in collaboration with Perimetro (2020)
PrizesShe won the first prize at The National Photography Contest, FotoPadova (1993), and at the National Competition "Francesco Bertozzi", Novara (1995)Best Portfolio at the National Competition -Premio Pizzochero- Italian Photography Foundation in Turin (1995). In 1996 she qualified herself at the Female Photography Contest in the Biennial Photoforum PascquArt at Bienne. Moreover, she won the second prize at the Contemporary Photography Contest "Federico Vender" at Arco (TN) (2002).Special mention as Best Complete Project on the “Photographic Talent” Competition by FNAC, Milan (2006).Best Artistic Picture of the year in the Commercial Field at the ”Master” Competition, Moscow (2006).
Teaching & WorkshopsIstituto Europeo di Design, Photography BA : Design Methods, Still life and Personal Portfolio (1997->)Lecturer at Advertising Photography section during the 6th International Orvieto Photofestival, (2004)SiFEST Savignano Image Festival: Common Narrative Workshop with Archipelago (2018)Moodart Fashion School Verona: Course leader Master Fashion Photography & Video (2021/22); Still life Photography Master course (2018-2022)Accademia Costume & Moda : Fashion Editor, Styling & Communication BA, Style & Management for the Music Industry Master course ( 2022 ->)
PubblicationsSketches of Milan, an Artist’s View of the UniCredit Tower, published by Skira (2014) “Family rolls”, C41 Magazine, Milano (2020)“Photographer of the month”, Icon magazine (2020)“Famili rolls”, Musee Magazine, New York (2021)Twenty Weights, please, by Boîte Editions
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