Christina Werner (b. 1976) studied photography and media art at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig (D) from 2007 until 2013.
In 2013, she received a scholarship for art photography, supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture. She is one of the prize winners of „gute aussichten – New German Photography” 2013/2014. 2012 she received a travel and work scholarship, supported by Goethe Institut/Max Müller Bhavan in the context of the year of Germany in India: „Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities“. In 2015 she was invited to the Plat(t)form for young emerging artists at Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH). She has exhibited internationally, including Deichtorhallen Hamburg (D), Oblick Fotofestival Strasbourg (F), Goethe Institute Los Angeles (USA) etc.
The focus of her artistic work lies in the occupation with issues like identity, migration, foreignness, city and humans. Her works are often interconnected with cultural and/or political topics.