Gaëlle Elma

Gaëlle Elma is a Haitian Canadian, self-taught photographer based in Montreal. Her practice is a personal body of work that allows her to overcome internalized anti-blackness and biases that have been imposed on her through Eurocentric and colonial world-views. Through her photographs, she is able to challenge her own concepts of sexuality and blackness, framing her collaborators with the sensitivity she desperately seeks in the media she consumes. Using photography to find a sense of power and voice, Elma captures beauty, peace, confidence, and subtle perfection of the everyday.

Gaëlle Elma
Gaëlle Elma, Ange & Bliss, 2020. Courtesy of the artist

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