Bettina Flitner was born in Cologne in 1961 and currently lives in her hometown again. She started as a filmmaker, but after studying at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin, she worked as a photographer. Her work, which appears in many gallery and museum exhibitions, often combines photography and text. She has contributed to magazines such as Der Stern, Emma and Cicero, and has published numerous books. Her most recently released work is the image-text collection “Väter & Töchter” [“Fathers & Daughters”].