Kai Wiedenhöfer (1966) is a German photographer, with a master’s degree in photography and editorial design. He also studied Arabic in Syria for a few years. Since 1989, his work has focused mostly on the Middle East, travelling all over the world to photograph walls that separate borders, passing through very hostile environments. Among his most relevant works, we can find exhibits on the Berlin Wall and Gaza Strip after the 2009 conflicts, which left a mark of destruction on the land. His work has earned him a number of awards, including the Leica Medal of Excellence, the World Press Photo Award and Carmignac Gestion Foundation Photojournalism Award.