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Benjamin Rasmussen

Benjamin Rasmussen is a Denver-​based photographer whose work has been shown at the Annenberg Space for Photography. In 2010 he received an award from Pictures of the Year International, and he was included on the 2011 and 2012 lists of Flash Forward–Emerging Photographers.


Photograph by Ben Rasmussen.

Codes of Exclusion

Winter 2018 | Photography

As he headed to the St. Louis neighborhood of Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, to photograph people protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown, Benjamin Rasmussen was reading about the Supreme Court’s decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford, the 1857 c [...]

The village of Skælingur, population thirteen.

Summer on the Island

Summer 2013 | Photography

The Faroese are a storytelling people, with ancestries tracing back to Nordic and Irish lines and a history etched in bloody Icelandic sagas. For centuries, fishing has been a pillar of the Faroese livelihood and economy.