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Kathryn Allen Hurni..Enter the Silence

Kathryn Allen Hurni’s interest in photography began at age 13 with an old Nikon F-3 35mm camera and an eye for photographing her family. By 14 she had earned the reputation of provocateur thanks to a series of nude self-portraits, and became the youngest person to be featured in a group show at James Madison University.
While attending the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where she where she graduated with a BFA in photography and imaging and a bachelor’s in English literature in 2006, Hurni interned at the United Nations Photography Department and the Illy Pop Up Gallery in Soho. Since then she’s worked extensively in editorial portraiture for publications including Teen Vogue, Real Simple, T Magazine, Stella, The Sunday Telegraph, and W magazine, where subjects included designers Jason Wu and Thakoon Panichgul, and artist Laurie Simmons. Other projects include printing for artist Chris Verene and curating The Buhl collection, which is currently on tour in Asia.
Based in New York City, Hurni often returns to her hometown of North Wales, Pennsylvania to shoot landscapes and environments that capture classic Americana.
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