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Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello

Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello met in Buenos Aires ( Argentina ) in 1997.

Both driven by a deep passion for capturing beauty through their lenses, they soon realised that their talents could create something even more extraordinary when combined.

From the moment they met, Sofia and Mauro knew that their partnership held tremendous potential. 

Inspired by each other’s unique perspectives and artistic sensibilities, they made the decision to work together. Their collaboration quickly bore fruit, resulting in a body of work that exuded creativity, distinctive cinematic quality, and fashion-forward thinking.

In 2001, Sofia and Mauro decided to make a significant leap forward in their careers and moved to the city of Paris. As soon s they arrived in the French capital they won the Picto prize for young fashion photographers and in 2002 they held their first solo exhibition at one of the largest exhibition spaces dedicated to contemporary art in Europe :”Le Palais de Tokyo”.

After this exhibition, they quickly earned a renowned reputation in the fashion industry.

Their work has been displayed at museums and galleries such as Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Paris, the Shiseido Gallery in Paris, Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin Paris(collaboration with Elmgreen and Dragset exhibition), Musee Europeen de la Photographie (Collective exhibition), Three Gallery Tokyo and The Annenberg Space for Photography (Los Angeles).

Sofia and Mauro’s client roster includes brands both in luxury fashion and jewellery and household name brands: Louis Vuitton, Dior, Givenchy, Armani, Lanvin, Missoni, Escada, Ungaro, Loewe, L’Oréal, Coca-cola, Hublot, Eres, Chantal Thomass, Swaroski, Boucheron, Petit Bateau, Piper Heidesiek, Mc Donalds, Paco Rabanne, Louboutin, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman Chopard and Air France.

Published in several books: Babeth (Steidl) , Swarosky’s  “Unbridaled – The Marriage Of Tradition and Avant-garde”, “Fashion Eye Buenos Aires” For Louis Vuitton.

Since 2001 Sofia & Mauro’s imagery has been published in a number of international publications, amongst them : Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar,  Numéro France, Elle, Flair, Ten, New York Times Magazine, The NewYorker, Esquire and Vanity Fair.

Their acclaimed career has been strongly focused on portraying celebrities, political figures, actors and musicians. To name a few: Jane Fonda, Natalie Portman, Viola Davis, Angelina Jolie, Former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg, United States Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen, Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Elle Fanning, Lena Duhnam, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Kanye West, Heidi Klüm, Pharell Williams, Lisa Minelli, Colin Firth, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Penélope Cruz, Winona Ryder, Paris Jackson, Joan Chen, Whitney Peak and Lily Collins.