Stephanie Steinkopf was born in 1978 in Frankfurt / Oder. After a master's degree in Ethnomusicology, Modern History and Latin American Studies, she studied photography at the Ostkreuzschool in Berlin. Her work is focused on long-term-projects based on the development of close relationships with individuals. She has received several awards, among them the first place in the Vattenfall Photo Prize 2012, the European Photo Exhibition Award 2 in 2013 and VG Bildkunst in 2013. Her work has been shown in exhibitions across Europe as well as in Mexico and the United States.
Stephanie Steinkopf lives and works in Berlin.