Brenna Hansen is a visual artist from Long Beach, CA, currently living and working abroad. Her work focuses on truth, perception, and the way contemporary society organizes information and experience. She often uses a combination of experimental digital and analog processes to examine the spaces between perception and reality. She studied Studio Art, Art Photography, and holds an Interdisciplinary BA in Art History & Philosophy. She currently works as a workshop teacher of experimental & solar photography processes, book-binding, and auto-publication both as an international freelance educator and as an instructor at Maude Kerns Art Center. She currently serves as the Operations Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, & Education Coordinator for Eugene Darkroom Group. Her most recent project is the development and organization of Instead of Police, a nationwide database of community response teams that can be used as alternatives to calling law enforcement.