Vincent Hannwacker was born in 1997 in Munich, Germany.
He studies Media Art at Julian Rosefeldt's class at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich.
He also studies Screenwriting at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF).
In 2018/19 he attended Philip Gröning's project class.
In 2021 he won the ARD Degeto Impuls Prize together with Lea Neu.
In 2022 he won the Playground Art Prize for his video work Der Selbstmord der Susanne Kuhn.