Klaus Knoll received received a PhD from the University of Salzburg for work on “Social and Private Use of the Photographic Medium”. Klaus studied photography with with Juan Fontcuberta, Roger Palmer, Thomas Joshua Cooper and Dörte Eißfeldt, amongst others. He is currently teaching photography at the University of Hawai’i Manoa, Honolulu. Klaus has taught photography and media studies in Europe, Japan and the U.S. He has works in the collections of the Cologne Museum Ludwig, Biblioteque Nationale in Paris, and Austrian National Fine Art Photo Collection. His exhibition record includes one man shows at the Tokyo Shinjuku Nikon Salon, Berlin Brennpunkt/DGPh, Alfred Lowenherz Gallery, New York, the Art Complex Museum in Boston.