|About the Artist:
Karen Knorr, an American, was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and was raised in San Juan Puerto Rico in the 1960s. She finished her education in Paris and London. Karen has taught, exhibited and lectured internationally including The University of Westminster, Goldsmiths College and The Art Institute of Chicago. She currently teaches photography at the University College of Creative Arts in Farnham, Surrey, England, famous for having developed a new vernacular documentary style photography with eminent contemporary photographers such as Martin Parr, Anna Fox Paul Seawright, Keith Arnatt and Eileen Perrier. Karen Knorr studied at the University of Westminster, a contemporary of Olivier Richon, Mitra Tabrizian, and Mark Lewis whose photography addressed the critical debates concerning the 'politics of representation', practices which emerged during the late 1970's and early 1980's in England.