The idea of photography as research and experimentation of reality is reflected in full in the images that Karen has decided to transform into wallpaper, thanks to her artistic awareness and Inkiostro Bianco's state-of-the-art technology. Canvases that block viewers and force them to observe the exotic, ambiguous and mysterious images that fill the room and are complete in themselves.
Karen Knorr 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 at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, The University of Westminster, Goldsmiths, Harvard and The Art Institute of Chicago. She studied at the University of Westminster in the mid-1970s, exhibiting photography that addressed debates in cultural studies and film theory concerning the ‘politics of representation’ practices which emerged during the late 1970s qnd early 1980s. She is currently Professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, Surrey.