Chris Maluszynski was born 1975 in Warsaw, Poland. He studied physics and electrical engineering, history of art, history of photography and visual communication (MA) at the University of Linköping, Sweden, and Sorbonne, Paris. His professional career began in 1995 and he has since worked for most major Swedish newspapers including staff positions at Dagens Nyheter, Svenska Dagbladet and Göteborgs-Posten. Maluszynski is one of the founding members, and the director of Moment Agency. This work is from his series, Las Vegas Carpets. The New Yorker has a great article about this project and origin of these carpets.