Annika Haas (1974, Pärnu) is an artists and a documentary photographer who has shown interest in marginal social groups or subcultures, depicting them in intriguing photography series.
She has studied in University of Tartu (Finno-Ugric languages, BA degree (1992-2000). Artist is a member of the board in Estonian Association of Press Photographers (EPFL) (2012-2015) and portrait and documentary photography editor in Estonian photo magazine Positiiv (2015-…).
Selected Publications: The Washington Post (USA), Monocle Magazine (UK), San Francisco Chronicle (USA), Lens Culture Magazine (France), Feature Shoot (USA, New York), P3 (Portugal), FK Magazine (Latvia), OST SEE Magazine (Latvia), ZEKE Magazine (USA, Massachusetts), Bird in Flight Magazine (Ukraine), Verve Photo (USA), The Trip Culture (UK), Technologist (Switzerland), Freundin (Deutschland), Aamulehti (Finland), LiveJournal (Russia), ИноСМИ.ru (Russia), Positiiv (Estonia), Eesti Ekspress (Estonia), kunst.ee (Estonia) etc.
Selected Awards: Estonian Press Photo 2016, winner in the Feature Photo category, 2016 honorable mention in Social Documentary Network Call for Entries on The Fine Art of Documentary, Massachusetts, USA 2016 finalist of the Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards 2016, Malaysia 2016 finalist of the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2016 in Lodz, Poland 2015 selected to the exhibition of The Taylor Wessing Photographic Prize, 2015 in National Portrait Gallery, London 2015 finalist of the LensCulture Exposure Awards, 2014 Grand Prize in Estonian Press Photo, 2014 contest 2014 First Prize in Documentary, Estonian Press Photo, 2013 Nominant at the Estonian Press Photo portrait prize by the Estonian Newspaper Association, 2012 October finalist of the monthly International Portrait Photography Award Shoot The Face, 2012 Honorable Mention in the 2012 Foto WeekDC International Awards Competition, Washington DC, USA.