Tarrah Krajnak is a Peruvian-born, Los Angeles based artist and educator. She was awarded the Jury Prize of the Louis Roederer Discovery Award at Les Recontres d'Arles this year. She is also a recipient of the 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 was published with DAIS books in May 2021. Residencies include Center for Photography Woodstock (2009), Bemis (2011), and most recently Aurora Photo Center (2021), and Lightwork (2021). Krajnak has exhibited widely at Les Recontres d'Arles, as-is los angeles, Honor Fraser Gallery, Houston Center for Photography, SUR Biennial Los Angeles, 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. She received grants from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Vermont Community Foundation, and from the Harpo Foundation. Her work has been reviewed in Glasstire, Artforum, and Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles. Krajnak is an Associate Professor of Art at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA where she is also the Director of The Munroe Center for Social Inquiry. She has taught Photography for 18 years now, and held teaching positions at the University of Vermont, Cornell University, and Notre Dame. She is also the producer and host of the podcast series "The Careful Photograph" highlighting BIPOC voices in contemporary photography.