Katharina Behling was born in Rathenow and grew up in Berlin. She studied photography with Professor Timm Rautert at the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig and in South Africa at the Rhodes University Grahamstown. She finished her studies with a Master of Arts degree in 1999 at the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig. Since then, she works as a freelance photographer. Besides her personal work, she realized editorials, book and magazine covers, billboards, commercial campaigns. She is currently living and working in Berlin.
selected clients: Der Spiegel, Die ZEIT, FAZ, TAZ, Der Freitag, DAMn Magazine, Chrismon Plus, Das Buch als Magazin, Form, LFI Leica Magazine International, Spex, Womens Wear Daily Magazine, SZ Jetzt Magazin, NIDO, Intersection, Aufs Land, World Literature Today Magazine, Verlag Galiani Berlin, Portobello London, Random House Verlage München, MÖVE, Designbüro Vogt&Weizenegger, Freilichtmuseum Detmold, Museum Marta Herford, AdK Akademie der Künste Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin
grants: 2016 grant Käthe-Dorsch-und-Agnes-Straub-Stiftung, Berlin, 2013 + 2012 finalist at Kolga Tibilisi Photo Contest, Georgia, 2008 grant VG Bildkunst Bonn, 2007 grant Käthe-Dorsch-und-Agnes-Straub-Stiftung Berlin, 1997 grant DAAD
Her new book Niemandsland is out.