Karen KNORR

 

Karen Knorr (1954– ) is a London-based photographic artist who was born in Germany, raised in Puerto Rico, and finished her education in Paris and London. She gained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Westminster (1980) and a Master of Arts from the University of Derby (1988). Raising questions about post colonialism and its relationship to aesthetics, Knorr has lectured, taught and exhibited internationally. She was nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize in 2011 and 2012, and was also nominated for the Prix Pictet in 2011. Knorr won the Pilar Citoler V International Photography Award in 2011. Her works are held in a number of public and private collections around the world, including the Tate in London, and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. She is currently the Professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts (United Kingdom).

 

Image:

Karen KNORR
A place like Amravati, Udaipur City Palace (Sarus Crane), Udaipur  2011

pigment ink-jet print

50.8 x 63.5 cm

courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) (Bengaluru)

 

Image: Karen KNORR

A place like Amravati, Udaipur City Palace (Sarus Crane), Udaipur  2011

pigment ink-jet print

50.8 x 63.5 cm

courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) (Bengaluru)

 

Image: Installation view of Visions of India: for the colonial to the contemporary featuring artworks by Karen Knorr, Monash Gallery of Art, 2021 Photo: Lauren Dunn