Stefan Falke was born in Paderborn, Germany, in 1956. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, and photographs stories and portraits for magazines and movie stills for film studios. His last long term project 'MOKO JUMBIES: The dancing Spirits of Trinidad' resulted in a book of the same title. Falke joined the prestigious German photo agency laif in 1999. His current and ongoing long term project is titled LA FRONTERA: Artists along the US Mexican Border.