Folke Köbberling lives and works in Berlin. She studied Fine Arts at Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany and at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver and received her MA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kassel. She works collaborativly with Martin Kaltwasser since 2002. She has delivered lectures and workshops at the University of Arts, Berlin, University of Innsbruck, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design and is currently a lecturer at the Universität Leibniz in Hannover.
She has exhibited extensively with Martin Kaltwasser in Germany and internationally. In 2009 Köbberling/Kaltwasser were artists in residence of CSW in Warsaw, Poland and the Chinati Foundation in Marfa,USA. In 2009/2010 they were awarded a fellowship in Los Angeles from the Senate of Berlin/Cultures. Köbberling Kaltwasser are the editors of the books: “city as a resource” and “Hold It! The Art & Architecture of Public Space: Bricolage Resistance Resources Aesthetics”.