Paul-Ruben Mundthal is born and raised 1989 in east Germany, former GDR. 2009 he moved to Erfurt and started to study “media arts and design” at the Bauhaus–University Weimar. Succeeding his bachelor degree he worked for a Berlin-based advertisement agency. Back in Erfurt he started his master degree “media arts and design” at the Bauhaus–University Weimar in 2014. From September 2015 he was an exchange student for one year at the Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi in Istanbul and studied photography.