Matilde Simas

Visual Storyteller – Matilde Simas

A visual storyteller, whose photography straddles the line between fine art and documentary work.

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Matilde Simas is a visual storyteller, whose photography straddles the line between fine art and documentary work. Matilde received a BA in Liberal Arts and Science from Suffolk University and is currently studying Social Justice at Harvard University.

Matilde has dedicated herself to conveying truth through her images. Her work focuses heavily on the beauty of the human spirit and aims to show the dignity of every subject. Matilde’s travels have brought her around the world, where she examines the theme of human rights and attempts to capture – with the utmost respect and admiration – the resilience of human beings.

Partnering with nonprofits, Matilde has traveled to over 40 countries, bearing witness to the human spirit’s enduring power. She is passionate about using photography as a medium for storytelling and social change and continues to learn about how it can support social change groups in demonstrating the impact of their projects. Matilde recently turned her lens to compelling human trafficking stories, documenting the recovery of trafficking survivors in the United States.