Eszter Biró was born in Budapest in 1985. After finishing her studies in photography at the Budapest Service and Handicraft Vocational School on Práter Street and at Novus Art School, she enrolled at the fine art photography department of Glasgow School of Art in 2008. In 2009, she spent a semester at the San Francisco Art Institute as an exchange student. In 2012, she received her master's degree on research in creative practices from the Glasgow School of Art, where she then continues her studies as a PhD candidate in 2015.
She worked at the Art and Relics department of the Petőfi Literary Museum for several years. Between 2012 and 2014 she taught photography at Minerva Graduate High School. As a member of the Studio of Young Photographers, she attended many international workshops both as a participant and as a team leader; she gave two talks in the FFS Wednesday lecture series (“Pioneer Women in Photography,” “Rights of Passage”). She was one of the curators of Photo/Book exhibition, June 2015. Between 2013 and 2015, she received the Pécsi József Fine Art Photography Grant.