Manuel Gnam, born in 1982 in Germany, completed his studies at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Staedelschule, Frankfurt, in 2008. He is the editor, along with his frequent collaborator Taslima Ahmed, of the journal Art Against Art: Art Journal from Within Post-Market Culture. Gnam has exhibited frequently in Europe, including shows at dépendance, Brussels (2010, 2012) and Dold Projects, Sankt Georgen, Germany (2012), and had a recent solo show at Real Fine Arts, New York (2015). Gnam participated in the 2012 Whitney Biennial as a member of Red Krayola.

Manuel Gnam lives and works in Berlin.