Katrin Koenning

German-born photographer Katrin Koenning currently lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. Much of her work investigates intricacies of the ordinary and everyday, and is concerned with questions of place and belonging. Her work has been shown at international photography festivals such as Noorderlicht, Delhi Photo Fest, FORMAT International Photography Festival, Reportage, Voies Off, HeadOn and the Gijon International Photojournalism Festival.

Katrin has exhibited widely, and her work has been published in The Guardian, The New York Times, GUP Magazine, Der Spiegel Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine and DeepSleep Magazine amongst others. She has won a number of awards including an IPA Award, the Troika Editions Format Exposure Prize, the HeadOn Portrait Prize Critics' Choice Award, a Julia Margaret Cameron Award, a National Geographic Award, and the APJ Award for Most Outstanding Documentary Photography. In 2011, Katrin was voted Australia's Top Emerging Documentary Photographer and selected as an artist for Hijacked III: AUS / UK.

Limited edition prints of select works are available through Troika Editions, London UK, and Artlica Network of Publica Art Department, Turkey. In 2007 / 2008, Katrin was Picture Editor of the Australian PhotoJournalist Magazine, a non-profit publication dedicated to promote the finest of international visual storytelling. She is the Editor of the 2009 edition Silent Screams: The Rights of the Child. Katrin is part of the Centre for Documentary Practice [CDP], Brisbane, Australia. She is a photographer for Amnesty International Australia and is currently represented by Obscura Photos.

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