Christopher Muller (*1966, Stade) grew up in London and studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, and at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He was awarded a stipend by Kunstfonds e.V., Bonn (1995), the Stadt Nordhorn (2000) and the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung for Contemporary German Photography (2004). From 2007 to 2009 he was Professor of Photography at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, before becoming Professor of Photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, where he currently teaches. He lives in Düsseldorf.