Mateusz Sarello was born in 1978 in Warsaw. A Graduate from the Academy of Photography in Warsaw. Member of the Napo Images agency (Napo Mentor Program). He is the author of the book „Swell”, which won 3rd prize at the International Photography Awards in 2013. His awards and distinctions include the FotoWeekDC International Awards, the PDN Photo Annual, the Prix de la Photographie Paris, the International Photography Awards, the FotoVisura Grant and the International Photography Festival Organ Vida Prize. A finalist of the Lucie Foundation Scholarship and Grand Press Photo, he has exhibited at the Chobi Mela International Fesitval of Photography in Bangladesh and at the FotoWeekDC in Washington, the Museum of Municipal Engineering in Krakow (Photomonth in Krakow), the Karas Gallery in Zagreb (International Photography Festival Organ Vida), the Pauza Gallery in Krakow, the Museum of Printing in Warsaw, the Leica Gallery in Warsaw, the Obok ZPAF Gallery in Warsaw, the 2piR Gallery in Poznan, the Gallery of Photography in Dublin, the Gallery Nine in Belfast and Splashlight Studios in New York. Publication credits include Lens Culture, GUP Magazine, PDN – Photo District News, Blow Magazine, Archivo Magazine, Prism Magazine, Exklusiv Magazine, Here, Flip Magazine, 5klatek, Doc! Photo Magazine and Private Photo Review.