Annika Haas

Annika Haas is an Estonian artists and a documentary photographer who is attracted by marginal social groups or subcultures, depicting them in her intriguing photography series. She has studied in University of Tartu and graduated with a degree in Finno-Ugric languages (1992-2000). She took courses in professional photography and documentary photography in London in 2003 and 2012. Annika is the portrait and documentary photography editor at Estonian photo magazine Positiiv (2015 -). Annika’s work has been exhibited and recognized in Estonia and abroad, she is a winner and finalist of several international photo competitions. In 2014 she was awarded at the Grand Prize in Estonian Press Photo competition and was winner of the Feature Photo Prize of the same competition in 2010 and 2017.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Annika Haas

The Others

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Three Estonian photographers open doors that lead into three different communities of the Others in Estonia.

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Plane Watchers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

This photographic project, Plane Watchers, follows the lives of a group of people who have, after the collapse of the USSR, kept living in Estonia in accordance to the old ways. I call them the plane watchers, because their Soviet-era shanty-town is located right next to the Lennart Meri airport in Tallinn, and the air above it is constantly abuzz with landing and launching airplanes.

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