Karen Knorr at Paris Photo 2018

Karen Knorr Exhibits and Participates at Paris Photo 2018 with Augusta EdwardsStand D37 and Path Elles X Paris Photo

 November 8–11, 2018
Grand Palais
Avenue Winston Churchill
75008 Paris
Karen Knorr will be showing black and white 1980’s work including Country Life, a series she made in 1983-1985, in a presentation by Augusta Edwards Fine Art at stand D37. Karen Knorr’s work from Belgravia will appear in PATHS ELLES X PARIS PHOTO, selected historical and contemporary examples of women in photography curated by Fannie Escoulen. 

Karen Knorr, together with a group of artists and photographers, will join Marie Docher with the reading of #LaPartDesFemmes: A manifesto for equal opportunity in photography during conversations organised and presented by Fannie Escoulen at Paris Photo on November 8 at 14:15.


Karen Knorr Nominated for The Ooshot Award

Karen Knorr nominated for the first prize dedicated to commissioned photography

Karen Knorr is honoured to be counted amongst the three nominated photographers by Stéphane Magnan (Director, Les Filles du Calvaire Gallery, Paris) for the Ooshot Award, the first prize dedicated to commissioned photography. The Ooshot Award  was created by the visual content platform Ooshot. The Ooshot Award wishes to reward authors and artists whose visions are successfully used by brands, companies and institutions.

The Ooshot Award will reward a photographic commissioned work done by a professional photographer on behalf of a client. It concerns all the sectors where images are called upon to serve a communication objective: corporate, institutional, community, industry…, whatever its field of application: fashion, advertising, beauty, still life, culinary, reportage/documentary, portrait, etc. The prize only excludes press photography.

Fast Forward 2: Women in Photography at LagosPhoto Festival

The fifth international research workshop in a series funded
by the Leverhulme Trust to be held 28–29 October in Lagos, Nigeria

Azu Nwagbogu and Charlotte Langhorst at LagosPhoto, Professor Anna Fox and Maria Kapajeva, from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA, UK), have organised the fifth research workshop for the Fast Forward 2 International Networks project, which will be held at LagosPhoto Festival. This next workshop, at this rapidly growing international photography festival, includes established and early career professionals from the fields of photography, curation, and writing to discuss new perspectives on women in photography in West Africa and the wider African continent as well as representation of women in new photographic practices.

Invited guests and presenters will discuss issues and ideas and share information valuable for future projects with the aim of advocating for women photographers to be better recognised and discussed in the world of photography.

Beyond Documentary at the Museum of London

Beyond Documentary: Experimental Photography in London 1976-2006
Museum of London

Three prints from the series Gentlemen currently on show as part of a free display of recent acquisitions from a recent three-year collecting project.

Interview with Karen Knorr available to view online

Since the 1970s, photographers have increasingly asked questions about the nature of the medium and the role of the photographer in the construction of the image. Women artists have been particularly active in this, as photography provides a way of working distinct from the traditionally masculine art forms of painting and sculpture.

Karen Knorr and Anna Fox at Shanghai Centre of Photography

Another Way of Telling: Photographs by Anna Fox & Karen Knorr
Shanghai Centre of Photography
Curated by Xu Hao

September 19 – November 18
Exhibition Preview September 18

 “Another Way of Telling: Photographs by Anna Fox and Karen Knorr” showcases almost 100 works from the rich, dynamic careers of two of Britain’s leading documentary photographers. Here, acerbic wit is brought to sharp social commentary on subjects that are seen through two highly individual perspectives that wrap the photographers’ penetrating insight into the issues of our times in a warm dose of humour.

Karen Knorr at La Gacilly Photo Festival 2018

Official opening June 1st
June 2-September 30, 2018 
Free event – Open Monday to Sunday 24 hours a day

This year marks La Gacilly Photo Festival’s 15th birthday. Over this time, it has won a significant place in the world of photography, in France and internationally.  In the village of La Gacilly, the gardens, alleys and walls of the houses are transformed into photographic galleries dedicated to art for the passer by.

American photographer Karen Knorr is taking us through the looking glass. She is a landmark figure in contemporary photography and belongs to a generation of artists who have questioned the nature of the craft by no longer seeing it as a pure expression of reality but as the creation of fabricated images. By capturing foxes or wild boar, stags or herons who have ventured into the sumptuous residences of pre-Revolutionary France or sublime Indian palaces, the artist composes unlikely scenarios in the face of which the amused yet unsettled viewer is reduced to the status of incredulous witness.

Karen Knorr at the Fox Talbot Museum

Another Way of Telling

May 26 – September 9, 2018
10:30am – 5pm Daily

Artist Reception June 8, 2018

Fox Talbot Museum
Lacock, Chippenham
SN15 2LG

Karen Knorr presents new work from India and Japan for the first time in a UK museum dedicated to photography and its invention by Fox Talbot.

The photographic work of Karen Knorr is the Fox Talbot Museum’s second exhibition in the 2018 Women and Power celebration. Her work arises out of cultural research she undertakes and is in response to traditions, materials, furniture and ways of living.

Karen Knorr at Photo London 2018

May 17-20 2018

Somerset House


Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Now in its third edition, Photo London has established itself as a world-class photography fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community.

Karen Knorr, whose work is in collections such as the Tate, Pompidou and Victoria & Albert museums will be showing a range of work at Photo London from the vintage Punk Series at Galerie Filles du Calvaire to India Song at Augusta Edwards.

Portfolio Review Day at Photo London 2018

Organised by the School of Fine Art and Photography, UCA and Photo London

This event is aimed at photographers seeking guidance and feedback on their portfolio and practice. The event will be limited to 60 participants and places will be offered on a strictly first come first served basis.

Each portfolio review will last fifteen minutes and you will be seen by an internationally renowned team: a practitioner and a curator or publisher.

The artists Anna Fox, Professor of Photography, Ori Gersht, Professor of Photography, Karen Knorr, Professor of Photography and Steffi Klenz, Reader in Photography, will be paired with Tim Clark, Editor in Chief of 1000 Words Photography Magazine, Federica Chiocchetti, Director at the Photocaptionist, Karen McQuaid, Senior Curator at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and Mimi Mollica Founder Photo Meet.