Susette Kok

Fourth generation of photographers, born in Hilversum, Holland, in 1967. She started learning photography in the studio of his father when she was young. She studied a Master of Communication and International Relations at the University of Amsterdam. Simultaneously, she attended courses and workshops on photography and imaging at the Center for Fine Arts in that same city. She worked in various advertising agencies in different countries, such as Holland, Singapore, Russia and the United States (NY). In 2002 she settled in Montevideo, Uruguay. A year later, she chose to devote herself fully to photography. After working three years as a freelance photographer for different clients in the areas of fashion, design and portraits, she decided to documentary photography, deepening the social and anthropological elements of her projects.

In 2004 she created the Visionair Foundation, a non-profit organization that uses image and art as a vehicle. The Foundation’s programs are created focusing on human rights and especially emphasizing issues related to children and women in their approach. Much of the photographic projects undertaken by the Foundation aim to raise awareness about social problems and raise funds to improve the quality of life of the people involved in them. She published in Uruguay the books "I'm- 75 portraits, 75 stories" and “17.815. Take care of me I’ll take care of you“ about the Sexual Exploitation of children and Adolescents.