Born 1979 in Flensburg/Germany.
Valeska Neumann studied between 2003 and 2007 design at the Hochschule Mainz/Germany and at the University of Plymouth in Exeter/Great Britain. Her major subjects were typography, book design and the visual representation of science. After she graduated, she worked several years as a freelance designer in Berlin/Germany for cultural projects. In 2009 she started a second course of study in cultural history and theory with a minor in gender studies at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In 2014 she graduated with a sociocultural analysis of the design profession. Whilst studying, she also worked as a research assistant and tutor at the Chair of cultural history at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2010–2014). In addition to that, she was project assistant for the interdisciplinary conference »BONDS: Guilt, Debts and other Liabilities« (6.–8.12.2012, Haus der Kulturen der Welt/Berlin). From 2013 to 2014 she was responsible for the editorial supervision of the BONDS publication (ed. Thomas Macho, Fink 2014). During the winter term 2014/15 she was research associate at the institute of cultural history and theory of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.