Espen Rasmussen (1976) studied photography at Oslo University College, and has subsequently worked as a freelance photographer for several Norwegian magazines and newspapers. Over the past five years, he has been a staff photo editor at VG Helg, Norway’s leading weekend magazine. At the same time, Rasmussen has work on personal projects that are often related humanitarian issues and climate change. His book ‘Transit’ was published in 2011 by Dewi Lewis Publishing. Rasmussen has won several awards for his work, including two World Press Photo awards, seven Picture of the Year International awards and 32 awards in the Norwegian Picture of the Year competition. Rasmussen is represented by Panos Pictures in London.