Jutta Benzenberg studied photography at the “Staatliche Fachakademie für Fotodesign” München (DE) and worked afterwards as a photographer for different magazines and theatres. Additionally, she worked with some TV-stations such as BR first as a camera assistant and at the privat TV as a cameraman as well.

1991 she travelled for the first time through Albania with the Albanian writer Ardian Klosi to shoot photographies of those upset times, to capture Albanian portraits and landscapes. After several Albania-journeys Jutta Benzenberg and Ardian Klosi published a book in spring 1993 in Salzburg, Austria, under the title: “Albanisches Überleben” – Albanian Survival at the Otto Müller Verlag in Salzburg.

Since then Jutta had many exhibitions on Albanian themes in different cities of Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Albania.

Jutta Benzenberg’s and Ardian Klosi’s second book „Bukuri e rëndë“ – „Sombre Beauty“ sponsored by the Swiss culture foundation Pro Helvetia was published in Tirana in 2004. With the photographies of this book she exhibited at the Biennial Arts Festival Tirana (AL), Think Pink (Prishtina, KO), Goethe Institut (Thessaloniki and Athens, GR) among others.

2011 their last book ”Ahead with the Past” sponsored by the Swiss Foundation DEZA, was published by Fotohof Salzburg Austria.

Her last Solo and Group Exhibitions were held in
Rumania, Kosovo, Greece, Germany, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania
and in USA.(Washington DC)Latin America, North Africa, Africa.

Jutta Benzenberg is based in Munich, where she works for a cultural project “Albania meets Germany”.