The Women of San Quentin

PhotographerKris Schreier Lyseggen
Entry Description

Kristin Schreier Lyseggen has been working on long term photography projects since she graduated from Birmingham Institute of Art & Design in 2004 (UK). When she came upon a world of gender-fluid individuals her experience left her wanting more. She spent the next decade working on gender identity to illuminate the lives of people who are born in a body that does not match their gender. Trained in Oslo, UK, Bangkok and California, Kristin's recent work include The Women of San Quentin about trans*women in US male prison system.

About Photographer

Kristin Schreier Lyseggen has been working on long term photography projects since she graduated from Birmingham Institute of Art & Design in 2004 (UK). When she came upon a world of gender-fluid individuals her experience left her wanting more. She spent the next decade working on gender identity to illuminate the lives of people who are born in a body that does not match their gender. Trained in Oslo, UK, Bangkok and California Kristin's recent work include The Women of San Quentin (trans*women in US male prison system) and SHE (trans*communities in rural South Africa)