Erika Larsen

Erika Larsen’s work uses photography, video and writing to learn intimately about cultures that maintain strong connections with nature.

She began working professionally as a magazine photographer in 2000 specializing in human-interest stories.

Her work has been included in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, The Swedish Museum of Ethnography and Ajtte Sámi Museum.

Larsen is a recipient of several honors including a Fulbright Fellowship, New Jersey State Arts Council Fellowship, Women in Photography Individual Project Grant, Lois Roth Endowment and a World Press Award.

Larsen’s first book, Sámi, Walking With Reindeer, is a look into her years living with reindeer herders in the Scandinavian arctic.