Michelle Kanaar

  • Art Director & Cofounder
  • Borderless Magazine

Michelle is a documentary photojournalist who focuses on immigration, labor, and the environment. She is thoroughly committed to social justice issues and is the proud daughter of immigrants from Colombia and the Netherlands. She grew up speaking Spanish and English and studied Arabic and Middle Eastern studies for her Bachelor’s.She is also a cofounder of the Prism Photo Workshop, whose mission it is to provide resources and support for young photographers of diverse backgrounds to tell the stories of underrepresented people and communities with dignity. Michelle is dedicated to the mentorship and promotion of emerging journalists and artists of color and/or from immigrant communities.