Sanni Saarinen (born in 1979) is a Finnish documentary photographer based in Turku. She has a Masters degree in Comparative Religions from the University of Turku, Finland and a Masters degree in Photography from Efti, International Photography School in Madrid, Spain. 

She has worked years as a freelance photographer and journalist for the Finnish magazines, but concentrates currently on her personal long-term documentary photographic projects. She is interested in questions of identity, community and belonging in a world where people move and migrate increasingly more. 


Patricia Seppälä Foundation, 2018

JOKES, Journalistic Foundation,  2018

Finnish Foreign Ministry, 2014

Grant for Master Studies, Efti, International Photography School, 2012


Raw View Magazine #10, 2017

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