Denisse Ariana Pérez

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Denisse Ariana Pérez is a Caribbean-born, Copenhagen-based copywriter, author and photographer. She is obsessed with words, people and imagery and finding ways to make them speak to one another. Her photographic work has been featured in AtmosIt’s Nice That, The Guardian, El Pais, VICE, Afropunk, Dazed, Ignant, Hunger, Paulette Magazine and Accent Magazine.

In what ways does nature inspire or inform your work?

Most of my work focuses on people and how they interact with the environment around them. Most of these environments are natural environments. I think that nature does not only serve as a perfect backdrop but it allows for people to realign with themselves, to release a feeling of purity that might have been dormant. Nature is powerful and healing as much as it if beautiful and nurturing. Nature has given me a lot of healing and I hope that my work can transmit my reverence to it.

What does it mean to you to be part of a thriving ecosystem?

To be part of a symbiotic environment where we all give and receive, not just the latter.

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