Roman Bezjak, photographer, born 1962 in Ptuj, Slovenia. Studied photography in Dortmund. Freelancer for the FAZ-Magazine, Geo and Merian. Winner of „Deutscher Photopreis 1996“ (the „German Photography Award 1995“). Group exhibition „Das Deutsche Auge – 33 Blicke auf unser Jahrhundert“. The volume Socialistic Modernism was awarded with the International DAM Architectual Book Award 2011. Since 2000 professor of photography at the FH Bielefeld.