Birgit Kleber was born in Hannover/Germany. After her education as a photographer she worked as an editor for a women's magazine. During her stay in the USA she visited workshops of Lotte Jacobi and Berenice Abbott
in San Francisco followed by a practical course on television, work as an
assistant director and as a set photographer at movie- and
television productions. Since 1985 she is working freelanced as a photographer and artist.
Over 30 personal exhibitions , latest 2020 at Helmut Newton Foundation Berlin / Museum of Photography and numerous group exhibitions. She got several scholarships –one of them is the scholarship for foreign countries
of the Berliner Senat for Moscow.
Her works can be seen for example at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, at the Berlinische Galerie in Berlin and at the Deutsches Filmmuseum DFF