Vanessa Peterson is a freelance writer, photographer and editor. She is midway through an MA in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester and also works in the Word and Image Curatorial Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum. In 2013, she was shortlisted for Magnum Photos’ 30 Under 30 Documentary Photography prize. Her photographs have been exhibited internationally at institutions such as the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark), Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam (FOAM) and Aperture Foundation New York as well as at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015) with the Invisible Borders Trans-African Photography collective. She is the arts editorial director of new London-based publisher '3 of Cups Press', dedicated to supporting minority and marginalised voices in art and literature.