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...
Focus:Journalist, Reporter, Photography
Postgraduate in Photojournalism, Universidad Autónoma, Barcelona
Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology and Gender Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Master in the Psychology of Culture and Religion, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Rutopia published in National Geographic Magazine
Apr 24, 2022
So glad to see my work published in 18 pages in the Dutch edition of National Geographic Magazine. In this project I documented the repopulation of abandoned villages in rural Spain and investigated how people try to create ‘utopian’ mini-societies in search for a sustainable future. I have been working on the project for the past 1,5 year during the pandemic with the support of National Geographic Society and Matchingsfonds de Coöperatie