Christine Fenzl was born in 1967 in Munich, Germany. She studied at the school of photography in Munich. For two years she lived in New York and worked as a freelance assistant. In 1992 Fenzl moved to Berlin where she became fulltime assistant of Nan Goldin.
Since 1995, Christine Fenzl is working as an independant photographer and had solo - and group exhibitions worldwide and publications in magazines like Die Zeit, Liberation, Marie Claire, New York Sunday Times, Vogue etc. She received several international awards and acknowledgements and joined artists in Residency scholarships in Sao Paulo, Oslo and Moscow. In 2004 her work has been selected for the 3[sup]rd[/sup] Berlin Biennial for contemporary art in Berlin.
In her body of work striking chance – streetfootball, she followed four NGOs in England, Macedonia, Brazil and Kenya, who use the power of sport to transform the lives of some of the most disadvantaged young girls and boys. This series was shown in Arles during Les Rencontres´d Arles in 2009. Christine Fenzl photographs teenagers and young adults in their living environment. She portrais juveniles who experience social and urban extremes in different countries. Kids who are confronted with conflicts of divided societies.