Astrid Jahnsen is a Peruvian artist that has dedicated the last ten years to create projects that seek to understand the relation between photography and history better. In her last works, she started to rewrite history using his camera to construct a historical woman point of view.
She just won the Third Place in CENTER’s Curator’s Choice Award 2019 and she will participate in a winner’s Exhibition at Picture Gallery in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. She was also selected to participate in Plat(t)form 2019 at the Winterthur Switzerland Photomuseum, and her latest exhibition On Your Knees was nominated as one of the best photography exhibitions in Lima in 2018. She was one of thirty photographers invited to Codice MIA at the photographic fair in Milan. In June 2019, Astrid has been invited to participate in a collective exhibition at the Centre de la Photographie Genève, and in October, she will present her solo show Backdrop at the Luis Miró Quesada Garland Municipal Gallery in Lima.