Tarrah Krajnak was born in Lima, Peru in 1979. She lives and works in Los Angeles. Krajnak is represented by Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany. Her work is supported by a Fellowship in Photography from the George and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation, and The Lewis Baltz Research Fund Award. She is the recipient of the Jury Prize of the Louis Roederer Discovery Award at Les Rencontres d'Arles, the Hariban Grand Prize, Kyoto, Japan, and a 2020 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize. Her project El Jardín De Senderos Que Se Bifurcan was published with DAIS books in 2021, shortlisted for the Aperture/Paris Photo First Book Award, and named to MoMA's inaugural list of ten photo books of the year. The book is now in numerous library collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Yale University, RISD, Printed Matter, and The National Library among others. Krajnak’s photographs are held in numerous public and private collections including the Centre Pompidou, Museum Ludwig, and the Pinault. Her work has been written about and reviewed in Aperture, Artforum, New York Review of Books, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, Glasstire, Contact Sheet, East of Borneo, and others. Residencies include Bemis, Light Work, and Center for Photography Woodstock. Recent exhibitions include CalArts REDCAT Los Angeles, Art Basel, Paris Photo, Photo London, Rencontres d'Arles, Filter Photo, Houston Center for Photography, SUR Biennial, and Silver Eye, among others. She is currently an artist-researcher with Unseen California.