Louis Volkmann is a contemporary artist and photographer, based in Berlin. He works in the field of documentary photography and filmmaking. After finishing Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig with a diploma in Fine Arts he received scholarships in France, Poland and Germany. His photographs where shown in numerous exhibitions and his first short film was officially selected for 58th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animation 2015. He currently works on an urban archive of post-war modern architecture and design specially focusing on former East-Germany.