Sanne Derks


Sanne Derks (b. 1979) is a documentary photojournalist and anthropologist from the Netherlands, mainly focusing on social issues in Latin-America and Spain. Themes include climate-change resilience, water- housing and human-rights. She holds a Master in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the Radboud University Nijmegen, as well as a Master in Photojournalism from the Universidad Autónoma Barcelona. Her work is published in international media such as the New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic and the Guardian. She is a National Geographic Explorer, a Member of Women Photograph and Eddie Adams alumna. Her long-term project on how the right for clean drinking water is managed in Cuba, won a Silver Camera in the Netherlands and the EAW National Geographic Award 2020.

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