Larissa Alves is a Brazilian photographer and documentary video-maker based in London working across projects ranging from ethnographic studies to live events. She received a Master's degree in Visual Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2013 and a BA in Social Communication in 2007. She has also worked as a Photojournalist for Jornal do Commércio - a regional newspaper based on her hometown of Recife, Brazil.
Her practice as an image-maker and background in visual anthropology has greatly developed her understanding and sensitivity in working with and representing people's habits, cultures and emotions. Familiar with all stages of photography and video-making from researching to editing - combining ethnographic research, visual anthropology, social documentary and creative visual narratives she can offer wide-ranging assistance in the production of ethnographic videos, documentaries, research projects, live events and promotional materials.
Her research interest includes urban anthropology, place, displacement, home, housing, migration and belonging.
Chloë Plumb is based in London and works across the UK as a freelance documentary and promotional video-maker for a range of arts and cultural organisations, charities, theatre companies and musicians and live events. She holds an MA in Visual Anthropology from Goldsmiths University of London and BA Fine Art from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Chloë uses video within a variety of artistic, research-based and educational contexts, endorsing a self-critical, reflective and integrative process. Currently her focus is on finding new artistic ways to communicate documentary research into the topic of depression and mental health by developing a collaborative and interdisciplinary film and performance project Balancing Acts - a partnership between Kaleido Films and theatre company Feral Foxy Ladies.
She is co-director of Stretch New Media, a film production company that gives voice to the third sector and vulnerable groups and supports independent documentary and feature film projects. She also has a keen interest in youth engagement, social justice and participatory media, delivering filmmaking workshops and training to schools, universities and community groups.