Katrin Koenning is a German artist with an interest in physical and emotional connection to place. Koenning’s still and moving image works are regularly exhibited in Australian and at international solo and group exhibitions. Her work has been featured in numerous Photographic festivals such as Chobi Mela, Organ Vida, Noorderlicht, FORMAT, Athens Photo Festival to name just a few.
Koenning has won numerous accolades including the Conscientious Portfolio Award and the Daylight Photo Award. Her images have been published widely, in print and online, such as ASX, The New York Times, Marie Claire Magazine, The British Journal of Photography, The Guardian, Der Spiegel Magazine, National Geographic, The New Yorker, SBS Australia and many others.
Koenning published her first book ‘Astres Noirs’ (Chose Commune) a collaboration with Protick Sarker. The book was a finalist in the Paris Photo Aperture First Book Award and is winner of the Australian Photobook of the Year Award 2016. She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia, where she practises and works as a freelance photographer and lecturer in photography. East Wing presented Astres Noirs as a solo presentation at Paris Photo in 2017.
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