Frank Uwe Laysiepen, better known under his stage name Ulay, is a performance artists who was born November 30, 1943 in Solingen, Germany. He is based in Ljubljana, although his work constantly takes him around the world. The central theme of his work is the relationship between the body, space and society. From 1976 to 1989 he worked together with Marina Abramović. After their split he put more attention to photography, for which he is formally educated, and his favorite media is the Polaroid.