Vanessa Charlot, Artist Spotlight No. 24


As a documentary photographer, she seeks to capture the raw beauty of black and brown people as they balance their lives on the fine line of resilience and struggle.

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Vanessa Charlot, a Miami native is a self-taught documentary photographer that began her art career while exploring the rural parts of Haiti. She started to document intimate parts of everyday people in rural Haiti and amassed an impressive body of work that explores spirituality, socio-economic issues, and sexual intersectionality. Experiencing life in developing countries became the catalyst by which Vanessa actively documents marginalized people throughout the world.

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