Sanne De Wilde (1987, Antwerp, Belgium) graduated at the International School of Arts in Ghent with great honours in 2012. Her photo series 'The Dwarf Empire' was awarded with two Photo Academy Awards 2012 as well as the International Photography Award Emergentes DST in 2013. ‘Snow White’ was awarded 16ème Prix National Photographie Ouverte and NuWork Award for Photographic Excellence. ‘Samoa Kekea’, was awarded the Nikon Press Award 2014 for most Promising Young Photographer. The British Journal of Photography selected De Wilde as one of 'the best emerging talents from around the world' in 2014.

Her work has been internationally published (New Yorker, The Guardian, Le Monde, BBC, CNN, Vogue) and exhibited; Voies Off (Arles, FR), Tribeca Filmfestival (NY, US), Circulations (Paris, FR), LagosPhoto (Lagos, NG), Pingyao Photofestival (Pingyao, CN) Kolga Tbilisi Photo (Tbilisi, GE) Athens Photofestival (Athens, GR) Format Festival (Derby, ENG) Lodz Fotofestiwal (Lodz, PL) IDFA (Amsterdam, NL) with solo exhibitions in de Brakke Grond (Amsterdam, NL), Evans Contemporary Gallery (Peterborough, CA) Le Petit Espace Gallery (Paris, FR), Encontros da Imagem (Braga, PT), Museo Minicipal Ourense (Ourense, ES), STAM (Ghent, BE), Fotoforum Brasschaat (Antwerp, BE), CC Hasselt (Hasselt, BE), MAS (Antwerp, BE).

Sanne recently received the Firecracker Grant 2016 and the Nikon Press Award 2016 and was rewarded finalist for FCB Photo Awards. Since 2013 De Wilde works as a photographer for the Dutch newspaper & magazine De Volkskrant in Amsterdam. She joined NOOR as a nominee in 2017.

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