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Jackie Dives is a self taught documentary and portrait photographer living in Vancouver, BC. For four years she photographed women giving birth and shared these photos both in print and online in order to bring attention to this misunderstood topic. She seeks to capture people in their most authentic moments and does this in both her personal and editorial work.

She is a two-time prize winner at the annual 12x12 Film Photo Competition, and the 2011 recipient of a two week artists residency scholarship with the Metchosin International School of Art. Her work has been featured by the Tyee, the Huffington Post, Vice, the Daily Mail, My Modern Metropolis, the Medical Observer, Feature Shoot, Beautiful/Decay, and Disney. She recently had one of her images on the cover of the Grit & Gristle issue of Sad Mag, and another on the cover of the birth journal, Squat…

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  • Born on February 27
  • Joined January 31, 2007

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fabric, acrylic, wool, glue sticks, film, cameras

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About

Jackie Dives is a self taught documentary and portrait photographer living in Vancouver, BC. For four years she photographed women giving birth and shared these photos both in print and online in order to bring attention to this misunderstood topic. She seeks to capture people in their most authentic moments and does this in both her personal and editorial work.

She is a two-time prize winner at the annual 12x12 Film Photo Competition, and the 2011 recipient of a two week artists residency scholarship with the Metchosin International School of Art. Her work has been featured by the Tyee, the Huffington Post, Vice, the Daily Mail, My Modern Metropolis, the Medical Observer, Feature Shoot, Beautiful/Decay, and Disney. She recently had one of her images on the cover of the Grit & Gristle issue of Sad Mag, and another on the cover of the birth journal, Squat.

Working in digital and film, her current projects include a photo essay exploring women's body hair, and a series documenting her brother's recovery from a heroin addiction.

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