Andreas Rost was born in Weimar in 1966. Until 1993 he studied photography at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig. Since 2003 he has been curating exhibitions for the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and the Goethe-Institut. His volume "Oscar Niemeyer in Algiers" was published in 2015 by Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nuremberg. Rost lives in Berlin.