Benjamin Breitkopf was born in 1986 in Donaueschingen, Germany. He is a filmmaker and media artist. After an apprenticeship at SWR in Baden Baden, he studied visual arts at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. Alongside his artistic profession, Breitkopf works as a lecturer.
He documents everyday scenes from around the world and societal phenomena, which he then exhibits as sprawling installations, projections onto cityscapes and photographs. Together with artist Trond Ansten, he won the 2017 Canon “New Cosmos of Photography Award” and trav-elled to Tokyo to receive the prize. Breitkopf lives in Karlsruhe and works all over the world.