The enigma of life has captivated the human mind for centuries. Throughout history, philosophers and scientists have grappled with the enigmas of the universe. Artists embrace the mystery of life as an invitation to explore and marvel at the complexity surrounding us. In this issue of Artdoc Magazine, Enigma of Life, a photo basel special, we bring photographers who have cultivated a sense of wonder and curiosity, combining it with a critical position towards art history, environment, and politics. Featured: Zak van Biljon, Elina Brotherus, Michal Chelbin.