Markus Wüste (1970), born in Germany, studied at the University of Arts (UdK) in Berlin, where in the workshop of the stone sculptor Yoshimi Hashimoto made his first experiences with the sculpting of stone. In 2001 he took part in an exchange program in order to visit the School of Fine Art in Athens and he finished studying at the University of Arts in Berlin with a master degree under Prof. Rebecca Horn. In 2005 he received the grant of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation Berlin. Markus Wüste has consistently focused on the work with stone and experimented with it by exploring movement, kinetic, process and the representation of modern materials in connection with an expressive material conversion. He has had several solo exhibitions in Germany, Italy and Spain. He lives and works in Berlin, Germany.