Born in Austria, Verena Andrea Prenner has a degree in sociology.
In 2013, she moved to
Israel and Palestine, first living and working in Tel Aviv and then moving to the refugee camps of Palestine. During her time there, she also photographed Muslim weddings along with a Palestinian photographer and wrote a weekly column, Notes From The Middle East, for an Austrian newspaper.
In her photographic work she frequently includes non-professionals or casual passers-by to express individual reflections or views of societies in the form of stage settings. Since 2013 she has been completing art projects as well as commissions in Austria and in the Middle East.