Marek Pupák is from Považská Bystrica and studied Documentary filmmaking at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. His focus is mainly on documentary and portrait photography. His works have been exhibited individually and as part of collective exhibitions in Slovakia and abroad. He received the Slovak Press Photo awards for his photography series “Be Slovak in Slovakia” (Students and Young Photographers up to 25 Years category, 2016) and “Island of Freedom” (Daily Life category, 2017).