Born in 1975, David Strebel studied at the Berlin University of the Arts in Germany (1998). He has received a grant from the Erasmus Scholarship at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London (2000), and a grant from the NICA Scholarship at Canberra School of Arts, Australia (2002). He did the Staatsexamen at the Berlin University of the Arts in 2004. In the same year he was doing a residency at Triangle France in Marseille/France. He currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.