Johanna Diehl lives and works in Berlin. She studied photography and visual arts at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig under Prof. Timm Rautert, Boris Mikhailov, and under Prof. Tina Bara as a masterclass student. She also studied at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris under Christian Boltanski and Jean-Marc Bustamante. Her works have been shown at various national and international exhibitions, and they are part of collections such as the Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, the Ann and Jürgen Wilde Foundation, the DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, and the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Sammlung Moderne Kunst at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich. She has received numerous awards, most recently the working stipend of the Foundation Kunstfonds Bonn and the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, as well as a grant from the Deutsche Akademie Rom Villa Massimo for Casa Baldi.