Verena Brandt (b. 1978 in Germany), currently based in Berlin, Germany, studied photography and communication design at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and is now working as a freelance photographer on own projects as well as on commission for renowned magazines and commercial clients.
Through her personal projects she focuses on documentary social themes and how people react with or are affected by their environment. The quirks and absurdities of daily life and self-contained microcosms are a recurrent topic. Her projects have been featured by various magazines, shown at international photo festivals and awarded with renowned prizes and scholarships.
Since 2017, she lectures longterm photo essays and documentary photography at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hanover.