Ute Behrend is a German photographer and video artist based in Cologne, Germany. After studying photography, she published her first book, Girls, Some Boys and Other Cookies, with Scalo Publishers in Zürich. Her work primarily concentrates on pairs of images and book concepts. Moreover, Ute Behrend published the following books: Märchen/ Fairy Tales, 2005 with Walter König, Zimmerpflanzen with Snoeck and The Last Year of Childhood by Powershoovel in Tokio. In addition to her artist projects, she works as an assistant professor of photography at the Academy for Communication and Design in Cologne.