Daan Paans (1985) is a Dutch artist who lives and works in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He graduated in Photography from AKV St. Joost, Breda in 2009. His work has been exhibited at various galleries, events and museums including Photography Museum Foam and Unseen Amsterdam. In recent years, Paans was nominated for the Foam Paul Huf Award, the Dutch Doc Award and the Bouw in Beeld prijs. In 2016, Paans won the Foam Talent 2016 prize.