Anja Manfredi lives and works as an artist in Vienna. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Eva Schlegel and Josephine Pryde (1999-2005). Prior to this, she graduated from the School for Artistic Photography under the direction of Friedl Kubelka (1998/99), whose artistic direction Manfredi took over in 2010. From 2004 - 2010 she worked in the collective of Fotogalerie Wien. In 2022, she completed her doctorate "Geste im Bild" with Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Institute for Art and Cultural Studies. Since 2016 she is a member of the Association of Visual Artists of the Vienna Secession.