Ottavio Marino


Country: Italia

He was born in Cassano Ionio, Cosenza in 1974. After studying architecture at the Politecnico di Bari he is dedicated for many years to architectural design that totally absorbs. Almost ten years ago he began to realize communication projects and is passionate about the theater. Began the first work in this area, care pictorial and photographic exhibitions of local and book presentations and various cultural projects artists up to the curatorship of over forty projects to date. He writes for theater and he directed some shows, simultaneously care also projects beyond the borders of the country in which he lives by working with some of the most important artists of the Italian and international art scene. In September 2011 he creates Fbphilosophy, community artists that reflects the membership of the most important contemporary Italian artists, including Roberto Ferri, Agostino Arrivabene, Paolo Schmidlin, Giovanni Gasparro, Davide Puma and many others. Later, without leaving the design and cultural promotion he is dedicated to his passion, photography. In December 2013 presents "Frida Kahlo" his first photographic project dedicated to the Mexican painter. Simultaneously activates an art project and architecture at a community of recovery from drug addiction in Calabria. Following produces other photo projects, in July 2014 he presented his first photo exhibition, "In lumine Gods / Romeo & Juliet", located in a baroque church of his land.
In November 2014 is selected by Vogue Italy in PhotoVogue project, a project that aims to discover new talents of photography and his photographs are selected among the best in the contest. Currently it has hundreds of publications in this project. In the last year creates and launches new photo projects including, "Magna Grecia", dedicated to his homeland, "Illuminata" "Geometries of absence" project dedicated to American poets Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, "Winter Overture" "Dancing with Caravaggio" dedicated to Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio," Velvet, stories of families", "the sleeping Beauty". In August 2015 he was inaugurated a new stage of his exhibition "Romeo & Juliet", this time set in the crypts of Mormanno Cathedral, town of Cosenza. Meanwhile continue publications on important specialized magazines and not only from the prestigious French magazine "L'Oeil de la Photographie" that in October  2015 he published his own photography project inspired by "Romeo & Juliet" by William Shakespeare and painting Caravaggio. Followed by many publications on the most popular Italian magazines and web portals such as Panorama, Sky Arts, Rai Art, Shakespeare Magazine UK and Artemagazine.
He lives and works in Cassano Ionio.

Works collected on MACS

Limbo, 2014 dal progetto fotografico “In lumine Dei/Romeo & Jiuliet”/ by the photographic project "In lumine Dei / Romeo & Jiuliet" fotografia digitale/digital photography cm 150x100



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