Counterforce toward simplifications – interview with Paul Hansen

“Documentary photography is among the hardest, and most rewarding professions there is” – claims photojournalist Paul Hansen. Although his labour has been rewarded many times, including winning the World Press Photo 2012 contest, he did not avoid some controversy – connected not only with emotionally challenging situations which he documents but also with some details of the art of reporting.


E. Kania, Counterforce towards simplifications – interview with Paul Hansen, R/evolutions: Global Trends & Regional Issues, Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2014,