Oliver Dignal was born in Frankfurt a.M., Germany in 1985. Studying art history at J.W.Goethe Universität, Frankfurt a.M., (2005-2006) he has been part of Klasse Martin Liebscher at Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main since 2008. Currently finishing his studies, he is also one of the founders of Album, Magazin für Fotografie (since 2010), which has released its third issue this year and held appearance at Paris Photo and further events in Hamburg, Vevey, Budapest etc. In 2010 also he won the Deutsche Börse Fotoförderpreis. His latest work is shown in the recent issue of waterfall magazine London/Taiwan. He lives and works in Berlin.