Lena Herzog's Biography

Born

1970 in Ekaterinburg (fmr. Sverdlovsk), Ural Region (Western border of Siberia), Russia

Academic History and Interests

Linguistics: student, Department of Philology at the University of Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1987 - 1990

Archaeology: research fellow (honorarium), Department of Geophysics at Stanford University, USA
project thesis: Armageddon as a Retroactive Prophecy, 1993 - 1994

Philosophy and History of Science: student, Department of Philosophy, Mills College, USA
thesis: Order & Chaos in Scientific Revolutions, 1994 - 1996

Languages: Russian (native), English, Spanish, French

Training in photography

Self-taught.

Training in print work

Apprenticed to Ivan Dalla Tana, Milan, and Marc Valesella in early and alternative printing processes (gum, platinum, pyro, ‘gold’ printing).

Lena Herzog’s works has appeared in major publications, several monographs and has been widely reviewed. Her editioned prints and portfolios are owned and commissioned by museums, galleries and private collectors.