Steve Sabella was born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1975. He is an award-winning artist, writer and public speaker based in Berlin. Sabella uses photography and photographic installation as his primary modes of expression. He holds an MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster and an MA in art business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. Sabella received the Ellen Auerbach Award from the Akademie der Künste Berlin by nomination, leading to a published study covering twenty years of his art. His award-winning memoir, The Parachute Paradox, published by Kerber Verlag in 2016, received international recognition, winning two awards for best memoir. Sabella’s life and art have been subject to several documentaries, and his art has been exhibited internationally and is held in private and public collections, including those of the British Museum in London, the Institute du Monde Arabe in Paris, and Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha. In 2014, The International Center for Photography Scavi Scaligeri in Verona held Sabella’s first major retrospective, "Archaeology of the Future."