25.06.2011 in17:24 in Documentary -->
A Norwegian photographer born in 1980, Thomas Haugersveen took up photography during his studies at the University of Perth in Australia. He graduated from Edith Cowan University in 2005.
For his first project, he examined the AIDS epidemic in Saharan Africa, resulting in his « A brave new world » exhibition, which was presented at the « 46664 Mandela » concert in Tromsø, Norway.
Thomas Haugersveen puts a lot into stories as different as the homeless of Saint Petersburg, the Tamoul Tigers of Sri Lanka, coal pollution in China, Georgian refugees, and most recently, handicapped children in Vietnam.
In 2010, he was named a recipients of the « Norwegian Picture of the Year » award for a report on Georgian looters. His work on young Indian body-builders was recognized with an honor from the PGB Award.