Katrin Koenning is a photographer and an educator with a particular interest in people’s physical and emotional connections to their place and environment. Her first book, Astres Noirs, received the Australian Photobook of the Year Award in 2016, and was shortlisted for the Prix Nadar, and the Paris Photo/Aperture First Book Award. Dividing her time between Europe and Australia, Katrin regularly exhibits in Australian and international exhibitions.

She is a former editor of the Australian PhotoJournalist Magazine, and her images are published widely in international publications. Katrin regularly teaches intensive conceptual and narrative-based workshops in photographic practice and thinking, working closely with institutions and festivals such as Angkor Photo Festival (Siem Reap, Cambodia), The Lighthouse (Calcutta, India), Photobook NZ, The Centre for Contemporary Photography (Melbourne, Australia), Perth Centre for Photography, and the Australian Centre for Photography.