was born in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina, in 1958.
Until the age of twelve he lived in Galvez, a small town in that province,
and then moved again to his native city where he lived with his family
Toward the end of the 70s he studied engineering for several years and
began selftaught, to learn photography.
In 1982 he moved to Buenos Aires, where he continued his training. He
became actively involved in group activities with colleagues and artists
from other disciplines.
In 1986 he was a member of the first group of foreign grantees at the
International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Banos,
Cuba, where he studied for a year and a half.
In 1993 he won the First Prize of the Andy Goldstein Foundation, with
a grant to finish his portraits in black and white and the publication
of a book. Marcos Lopez-fotografias (Buenos Aires, La Azotea, 1993)
At that point he began this series in color.
At present he lives in Buenos Aires, working as a photographer and director
of independent videos. He has been involved in painting and photo-journalism
as well as art and photographic direction for television commercials.
In the various stages of its development, the series POP LATINO was exhibited
at the I.C.I. (Spains Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, 1993); at
"Romper las Margenes" (Breaking the Boundaries) at the Alejandro
Otero Museum (Caracas, 1994);
at the Rojas Cultural Centers Photogallery in the University of
Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, 1996); at the International Encounters in
Arles (France, 1996) as an audiovisual presentation;
at the Banco Patricios Foundation (Buenos Aires, 1997); at the Museum
of Modern Art, Caracas where he won the "Josune Donrronsoro Photographic
Acquisition First Prize" (1997); at the show "Romper los Margenes"
in the Santa Monica Art Center (Barcelona, 1997); at the Museum of Modern
Bahia Blanca (Province of Buenos Aires, 1998), in the Fine Arts Circle
(Madrid, 1999) as part of the exhibition "In Praise of Passion"
within Photoespana 99; at the exhibition "Myths, Dreams and Realities,
Contemporary Argentine Photography" in the International Center of
Photography (New York, 1999); and at the Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos
Aires to accompany the publication of this book