Tarrah Krajnak was born in Lima, Peru in 1979. She received the 2020 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. A monograph of the project “El Jardín De Senderos Que Se Bifurcan” will be published by DAIS books in 2021. She is currently shortlisted for the forthcoming Arles 2021 Louis Roederer Discovery Award. Krajnak has exhibited widely at as-is los angeles, Honor Fraser Gallery, Houston Center for Photography, Filter Photo Chicago, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Center for Photography Woodstock, SF Camerawork, Philadelphia Photographic Arts Center, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Photo Madrid, Photo London, Belfast Photography Festival, and Unseen Amsterdam. Her work has been published in the LA Review of Books, Nueva Luz, and Strange Fire Collective among others. She received grants from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts, and from the Harpo Foundation. Her work has been reviewed in Glasstire, Artforum, and Contemporary Review Los Angeles. Krajnak is an Associate Professor of Art at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA where she is also the current Director of The Munroe Center for Social Inquiry on Racial Justice.