Co-producer of concerned photography

Forhanna is a not-for-profit production house from The Netherlands. We co-produce world class documentary projects that encourage public debate through exhibitions, installations, books, seminars and films, among others. We invest in these projects, and offer intensive support to help makers find their full potential. Forhanna was founded by documentary photographer Willem Poelstra.

Artists we’ve worked with

Forhanna works with artists to help them connect with art institutions, funding agencies and the media. We invest money and time to increase a project’s impact. Have a look at the artists we’ve worked with.

Forhanna news

Help me bring a unique video-installation to life in the Dome-prison in Breda!

Through a multidisciplinary practice that bridges sound, video and photography my installation will tackle the human agenda of faith in relation to technology. The Believers investigates the act of religious ritual and worship – the way people give up their authority to a higher power – to construct identity, to maintain relationships, and to gain power. I have travelled the Middle East for 25 years and I am particular interested in the Holy Land as a pilgrimage...

Photography masterclass Belgrade

Forhanna Foundation in collaboration with Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence (BFPE). Forhanna is happy to launch a masterclass for professional documentary photographers from Serbia and Kosovo in collaboration with the Belgrade Fund of Political Excellence (BFPE) and will be hosted by the Cultural Center Parobrod. Three days of intensive exchange in both content and visual aspects of storytelling. Forhanna invites Serb and Kosovar photographers to submit their...

Danish photographers’ collective receives grant

A collective of three photographers from Denmark receives a Forhanna grant for their project ‘The merge’. It will be exhibited at the BredaPhoto festival 2018. The project by Sara Galbiati, Peter Helles Eriksen and Tobias Selnaes Markussenis an in-depth investigation of artificial intelligence and robotics. The work aims to explore and visually interpret the possibility that we are living inside a simulation. Could it be that our world is a construct, a created...