Karen Knorr, an American 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, and lectured internationally including The University of Westminster, Goldsmiths College, Harvard and The Art Institute of Chicago. Karen Knorr 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 and early 1980s. Karen Knorr is Professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham, Surrey.