Juliane Eirich was born in Munich, Germany in 1979. She studied at the State Academy of Photographic Design in Munich, then moved to New York and Honolulu to work and pursue her own projects. She spent 18 months of 2007-8 in Seoul, South Korea on a scholarship. She now lives and works in both Munich and New York. Eirich's photographs have been exhibited in the USA, Canada, Syria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany and featured in many publications including: The New York Times Magazine
, ZEIT Magazine
and European Photography
. Her work has been recognized in several competitions; she was a 2008 First Edition Hot Shot, a Magenta Foundation Emerging Photographers Competition winner in 2007 and 2008, and a Voigtlaender New Talent Award winner in 2007.