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Elke Scholiers (b.1990) is a Belgian photographer and documentary filmmaker born and raised in Brussels. In 2014, Elke left her hometown Brussels, where she studied Graphic Design and moved to China. In 2017, after her study in Chinese language at the National University of Taiwan, she started her second career as a photojournalist after working 8 years as Graphic Designer. She became a regular contributor to Dutch newspapers such as Volkskrant and covering front-page stories about China’s communist youth. Mid-2020, Elke enrolled in the Visual Journalism Program at ICP. Today, she focuses on wealth inequality and women’s rights issues.
She speaks English, Dutch, French and Chinese.
Missouri Photo Workshop 2022
Eddie Adams Workshop 2022
Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism, ICP
International Chinese Language Program, National Taiwan University
MA in Graphic Design, LUCA School of Arts, Brussels
Slay By Stay features in EDITED Magazine
Slay By Stay featured in Shift Magazine
Indigenous Past, American Present features in Photographers Without Borders
Shifting Selves by Corinne Botz, ICP Museum
京味, Beijing Design Week,
Collectivism, Beijing Design Week, 2016
Truc Troc&Design, Brussels, Jan. 2015
Graphic Design Festival, Glasgow, Oct. 2014