Tor Seidel is a German artist who pursued an MA in Art, Philosophy and Archeology at the Freie Universität Berlin. He has formerly worked as commercial photographer for clients ranging from Zaha Hadid to Vogue, and as art director for European art, architecture, fashion and archeology magazines. Currently, Tor is lecturer in the Fine Arts program at the University of Sharjah, and is represented by The Empty Quarter Gallery in Dubai. He has published two books on the Emirate, “The Dubai”, (Hatje-Cantz 2014), and “Mannequins”, (Kerber 2018), and has exhibited in London, Miami, Berlin, and Venice. In 2016, Tor received the Syngenta Photo Award.