Speed Dating Portfolio Reviews at Photo London
May 20, 12:00-4:00pm
Drawing Room of Pennethorne’s
The event will be aimed at photographers seeking feedback and guidance on their portfolios and practice. The event will be limited to 90 participants and places will be offered on first come first served basis. Each individual session will last 15 minutes and will be led by internationally acclaimed photographers including; Anna Fox, Ori Gersht, Karen Knorr, Steffi Klenz, Catherine Yoss and Jean Wainwright. At the end of the session, a selected number of outstanding portfolios will be presented to a panel of international curators.
Karen Knorr – Book Signing at Photo London
Karen Knorr will be signing copies of Belgravia and Gentlemen.
Augusta Edwards booth (B4)
Belgravia, describes the ‘everyday’ of a privileged minority, and whilst historically, portraiture of the upper classes has tended to be flattering, the combination of portraits and quotes from the subjects recorded during their sessions, brings Knorr’s work closer to satire.
Gentlemen, takes us inside the hallowed halls of the most venerable private gentlemen’s clubs of 1980s London, and considers the patriarchal values of the English upper classes with beautifully precise photographs and texts constructed out of speeches of parliament and the news at that time.
For the 6th year Galerie Lichtblick/Tina Schelhorn and KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO/ Beso Khaindrava cooperate in organizing the festival program with exhibitions of Georgian and International photographers and workshops with well known photographers from all over the world.
Karen Knorr’s series “India Song” is part of the group exhibition
“Fauna – Wild Beasts, Sheep & Crocodiles”, curated by Tina Schelhorn
Opens on May 10th
Karen Knorr will lead a workshop “Narrative Turns: Allegory, Palimpset And Storylines In Contemporary Photography And Art”.
She will be giving an illustrated lecture seminar and portfolio review discussing and exploring narrative strategies in contemporary photography focusing on her work in relation to recent strategies by photographers world wide.
May 8th, 10:00-16:00
Photographer Karen Knorr discusses her work with reference to 2016 Brighton Photo Biennial themes of style and identity.
The video of the Karen’s talk can be watched at Photoworks website.
Karen Knorr’s work will be shown with Tasveer Arts at India Art Fair.
February 2 – 5, 2017
Okhla Industrial Area,
More information can be found here.
LONDON ART FAIR
In conversation with Shephen Bull for Desert Isle Pics
Saturday, January 21st, 11am – 12pm
Which eight photographs would you take with you to a desert island? Karen will reveal her eight desert island choices and discuss how they reflect her life and career with regular Desert Island Pics host Stephen Bull. More details and tickets information are here.
LONDON ART FAIR
Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
London N1 0QH
Karen Knorr at Miami Pulse
Danziger Gallery Dec 1-4, 2016
4601 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL, USA
Karen Knorr will be showing new work from ‘Metamorphoses’ at the Danziger Gallery.
PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in Miami returns to Indian Beach Park at 46th Street and Collins Avenue. The fair will open on Thursday, December 1st with a Private Preview Brunch, 10am – 1pm, to welcome VIP guests and press for first access to new work.
The Observer / The Guardian, October 31 2016
Sean O’ Hagan
Gentlemen by Karen Knorr review – eminently clubbable
“It is this conceptually driven play of image and words that makes Gentlemen such a mischievous meditation on the sanctity – and absurdity – of these male institutions and the people that inhabit them. The portraits and the texts are not what they initially seem, the former being art-directed by Knorr to be both “natural” and revealing, the latter being constructed from parliamentary speeches of the time, as well as quotations from contemporary news reports. The end result is a kind of visual and linguistic mimicry that echoes, sometimes directly, sometimes obliquely, the language, values and beliefs of the English aristocracy. Among them is the belief in primogeniture – the right by law of the firstborn son rather than daughter to inherit the parent’s estate. Being born male, then, is, as Knorr suggests, the first privilege from which all others flow.”
You can read the full text HERE
Recently published by Stanley/Barker book Gentlemen will be launched and signed by Karen Knorr
at Eric Franck / Augusta Edwards Booth (C34)
Paris Photo, Grand Palais
on Thursday, November 10th, at 3:30pm
Yvon Lambert bookshop
108 rue Vieille du Temple 75003 Paris
on Saturday, November 12th, from 6:30-7:30pm
The selection of the prints from this series will be exhibited at Eric Franck / Augusta Edwards (Booth C34).
Tasveer Arts at Paris Photo
This year at Paris Photo, Tasveer will present a selection of artworks that explore the history of creative photographic manipulation in India and highlight the fusion of photography and painting traditions. Alongside a selection of Manorath paintings, Tasveer will show work by Jyoti Bhatt, Karen Knorr, Flor Garduño and Waswo X. Waswo, which examines the transformative nature of the photographic medium.