Karijn Kakebeeke (1974) completed a Masters in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam and worked as a researcher at a documentary film company before obtaining a degree in Photojournalism (distinction) at the London College of Printing. Since then she has completed photo-essays in countries such as Kenya, Syria, Russia, Sri Lanka, India, Taiwan, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Congo DR.


  • Sem Presser Stichting
  • Fonds Bijzondere Journalistieke projecten
  • Vluchtelingenwerk, NCDO

Prizes and Nominations:

  • Foreign Documentary series Zilveren Camera
  • Observer Hodge Photographic Award


  • Fotomuseum Den Haag
  • Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
  • Lux-Cinemariënburg Nijmegen
  • Proud galleries London