My biggest hobby are people. I enjoy to observe them, to meet them, to talk to them, they are just amazing creatures.
My drive to tell stories takes me back to my childhood when my grandfather showed me his photo work. Already back then I was fascinated by the images and the stories he got to tell about them. I come from a family where we don’t avoid discussions about society. Concerned about injustice and a need to fight against it inspires every story I tell.
At a certain point, when I was 15 years old I made the decision to study photography. Over the years I developed a drive to tell stories. A personal story, a biographic story or an expository story. Coming from Sintlucas (2014-2018), my former education has been mainly focused on technic and how to sell to a client or a gallery. In order to challenge myself, I’ve applied for a BA in Photography at The Royal Academy of Art,The Hague (KABK) where I’m graduating this year. Here, I have discovered my interest lies in telling true stories and not in the ‘’perfect image’’.
Intuition and pleasure are behind every project I make. Always chasing people and interested mostly in portrait photography, my work is about establishing relationships through the camera and share real stories. Exclusivity, the role of women in society, Slutshaming and exploitation in the beauty industry are my main topics. As long-term projects, I am following my brother who is in his puberty and I did research towards hair exploitation between NL and India. Besides that, I just started a project about slutshaming, reclaiming bodies of victims and make society aware of the seriousness of this topic.
Clients included: Dj duo Pan-Pot, Sam Friday, Osier studio, You's Amsterdam, De Stijl, Voyar la Rue, Magna Charta, By LJ, The Green Gallery, B-Undaunted, By Lianne, Unravelau.