Orientalist 'India Song' Photography Series by Karen Knoor

Karen Knorr’s past work from the 1980’s onwards took as its theme the ideas of power that underlie cultural heritage, playfully challenging the underlying assumptions of fine art collections in academies and museums in Europe through photography and video.

Karen Knorr visited India 15 times between 2008 and 2014. On her first trip, she and a friend travelled 2,000 miles across Rajasthan, visiting heritage sites, temples and palaces – and made a surprising discovery.