Stephan Bögel was born in 1983 in Münster. He lives and works in Berlin. After his diploma in computer science in 2011, he was accepted as PhD student. In 2012 he had a teaching assignment for interactive video installations at the Film University Babelsberg. In 2013 he started his photography studies at Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin. He graduated in 2016 in the class of Werner Mahler.