Jill Beth Hannes graduated from The Academy of Art University in 2010 with a BFA in photography. She started taking photographs in elementary school when she was given a disposable camera for a class project. She’s been obsessed with creating images ever since. Her work is cinematic, dream-like and most images stem from a personal experience. She was recently shortlisted for the Next Photographer Award by D&AD. Her work has been published in publications around the world including GUP, VICE, The Wild Magazine, Schön, The Photographic Journal and Contributor. She lives and works in Los Angeles, California.