Mark Engelen was born as Mark Janssen (Heeze 1975) and has studied photography at the Academy of Arts St. Joost in Breda where he graduated in 1999. After working in several photographic fields of expertise he currently specializes in staged photography. Recently he decided to use his mothers maiden name. A symbolic gesture. His clientele consists of, multinationals, advertisement agencies, magazines, artists, graphic designers and cultural institutions.