Isabel Asha Penzlien was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany, and moved to new york to study fine art photography at ICP in 1995.
She continues to live and work in new york city, and her work has appeared in various publications, including Catholic, The Guardian, I-D Magazine, Index and Teen Vogue.
Over the last few years she has published a series of 8 photography books and her book of photographs 'No Things' was published by Forthysian Press.
In late 2009 she established 'Portraits by Isabel
' was published in the Fall of 2010 and her newest book/zine 'Into It' was released in 2014.