Vit Bitencourt Motta

Vit Bitencourt was born in 1997 and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in

Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic where she focused her studies on photography

and documentary video. While in college, she served as curator and student director of the Ethel

H. Blum Gallery, in Bar Harbor, Maine. Following graduation, she worked as a curatorial

assistant for photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on the exhibition Welcome

Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-1980. Vit is interested in creating human documents.

Her research and practice revolve around photographers’ portraits of their partners, personal film

essays, and autobiographical zines.

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