Iris Janke studied visual communication at the Berlin University of the Arts and fine arts at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm. In 2011, she was selected as C/O Talent. Her works have been shown at the Rencontres d’Arles, the White Box Munich, C/O Berlin Foundation and Goethe Institut Washington. Excerpts from her photographic series have appeared in numerous publications, including Camera Austria, Ein Magazin über Orte, Romka Magazine, Mono.Kultur and C/O Berlin Newspaper. Since 2014, she is project coordinator in the education team at the C/O Berlin Foundation.