Jens Friis is interested in reviewing all shapes of photographic and visual media arts. Since 2003, he has been the editor-in-chief of KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video – now in its 32nd year. He is also active as a lecturer and freelance curator.
Jens’ experience as a portfolio reviewer is founded in numerous meeting places for photography around the world, such as Berlin, Bratislava, Buenos Aires, Dali, Houston, Kassel, Landskrona, Lianzhou, Moscow, Paris and the web-based Critical Mass. He is also serving on several international nominating committees for awards as well as the advisory committee of the Spanish magazine EXIT.
Jens has an MA in History of Art with a special interest in photography. Previously, he has been an active member of Gallery Image in Aarhus, Denmark, and for a number of years, he worked in a commercial gallery in London selling photographic art. Furthermore, he has contributed to the book Dansk Fotografihistorie [Danish Photographic History] published in 2004 as well as the third volume of History of European Photography.