Olaf Wipperfürth was born in Düsseldorf, Germany,
He studies philosophy and art history, performs in several music projects and simultaneously gets his formation in photography.
Olaf moves to Paris in the late nineties to finalize his thesis and follows his passion for photography.
Doctorate in philosophy in 1999,
The "moment" in contemporary art and philosophy.
His personal photography and video work is influenced by his studies of contemporary aesthetic theory and the conceptual photography of the DÃ¼sseldorf art school. He is mostly exploring around the theme of Â«absenceÂ» and the â€œhypnotic qualityâ€ of â€œghostly apparitionâ€ in photography. His artwork is shown in various published books and exhibitions over the last years.
His commisioned work in fashion and beauty photography is based on â€œcinematic momentsâ€ and is published in international editorials and major brand advertisements.
He lives and works between Paris and New York.