Curator, Museet for Fotokunst
Editor-in-Chief, Katalog Brandts
Jens Friis 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 and for a number of years he worked in a commercial gallery in London selling photographic art. He has also contributed to the book Dansk Fotografihistorie [Danish Photographic History] published in 2004.
Since 2003 he has been the editor-in-chief of KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, now in its 25th year, supported and published by Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, where he is also curator of exhibitions as well as artistic co-director of the festival FotoTriennale.dk initiated in 2000. His experience as a portfolio reviewer is founded in numerous portfolio reviews such as Houston, Berlin, Bratislava, Kassel, Paris, Moscow, Toronto and the Internet-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.