Sascha Weidner studied photography, film, and painting as well as communication design at the Braunschweig University of Art. He was a master student of Doerte Eissfeldt. With the support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), he worked in Los Angeles between 2004 and 2006. He has been awarded numerous distinctions, including the 2010 Foerderpreis / Kunstpreis Berlin, the NBank photography advancement award, and the first prize in the Polaroid International Photography Award. In addition to appearing in many publications, his work has been shown in exhibitions at worldwide at venues including Foam in Amsterdam, Ludwig Museum in Budapest, Openeye Gallery in Liverpool, C/O Berlin, International Photography Festival Knokke-Heist, Tapiès in Barcelona, Museum for Photography in Braunschweig, Samstag Museum in Adelaide, and Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. He lives & works in Belm & Berlin, Germany.