Born in Umbria, Italy he started photography with some experiences in Toronto , Canada and from 1992 in Vienna. He began frequent travel to the East and was based for five years in Sydney, Australia. From 2000 he started to work focusing in China and more precisely Shanghai. After many assignments and features, he decided to relocate to Shanghai in 2004.
He has been represented by the Anzenberger Agency since 1992, and a 16-page printed portfolio of his work on Shanghai was published by the agency in 2001 and the reportage on Chongqing featured in the Book East edited in 2008. His photos from Shanghai were included in the books Inside China produced by the National Geographic and in Shanghai: a History in Photographs, 1842 – Today published by Penguin
He is currently based in Shanghai but working in many locations in Asia, mainly under assignment to editorial, corporate and portrait projects.
Selected Editorial Clients:
New York Times, National Geographic , Newsweek, Afar, (USA) Vanity Fair Germany, Merian, Marie Claire, GQ, Amica, Focus, Brigitte (Germany), Panorama, Corriere Magazine, D Repubblica, Newton, Internazionale , Wired (Italy), Geo Japan, Geo Korea, Silkroad , Discovery , Silkroad, (Hong Kong), The Australian Magazine, She Magazine, The Goodweekend (Australia) El Mundo Magazine (Spain), Daily Telegraph Magazine, The Times, The Financial Review (UK), Elle Decor China and many other…
Allianz, Australian Consulate,Siemens, Selle Royal,Rio Tinto, Vini Caprai, Valeo, Volvo, Kongsberg, Tilo Austria, ItaliaServizi, DB Schenker, Arkema France, GTZ Germany, Bystronic, Lenzing Fibers, PPG, Nestle’, Standford University, Berg, HldEvents, Ogilvy, Heatherwick Studio, Schmidhuber + Keindl, The Australian Pavilion,The Italian Pavilion and many others.
For a broader portfolio of my corporate and commercial work please click to Corporate Portfolio on top of the page or www.danielemattiolicorporate.com
Main Exhibitions :
Reportage festival Sydney (Australia) – Australia(ns) – 2001
Palazzo Trinci Foligno (Italy) – L’Isola di Adesso – 2002
Villa Amoretti Turin (Italy) – Australia(ns) – 2002
Leica Gallery Solms (Germany) – Ping Pong School in Shanghai – 2003
Anzenberger Gallery Vienna (Austria) – Shanghai – 2004
Sanjiangyuan International Photography Festival in Qinghai (China) -Shanghai-2006
Italian Cultural Office in Shanghai (China) – Shanghai 2006
Visa Pour l’Image Perpignan (France) – Screening -Sigma Recycling factory in Shanghai – 2006
PIngyao Photo Festival (China) – Cosplayer in China – 2009
Yonkang Lu Openings Shanghai (China) – Cosplayer in China – Group Show 2010
Epsite Gallery Shanghai – Cosplayer – 2010
Zaja Beijing Danno d’immagine – Group Show 2011
Biennale Venezia,Istituto Italiano di cultura Shanghai ,Padiglione Italia nel Mondo, – “The Graft” work in collaboration with Girolamo Marri 2011
Zuni Art Ferrara – Fallen Angels (Cosplayer) – 2011
Luoping Photo Festival Yunnan – Fallen Angels (Cosplayer) – 2012