Hanne Johnsen is a photographer based in Tromsø. Her work has been dedicated to children and youth growing up under different social conditions.

Hanne Johnsen obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 2003, and she works in a documentary tradition with social issues.

At LIFF she will present a project she worked with over a six year period, about children growing up in different institutions in the Barents region. The project resulted in the book «Vekst i det vanskelige» («Growing in Difficulty») and the documentary film «White Crow».

Se mer: www.hannejohnsen.com