Tjorven Bruyneel was born in 1983 in Belgium. She obtained a master’s degree in photography from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent in 2007. She is known for her social documentary projects that often raise the question of identity. Tjorven has been nominated for various competitions and won the Charles Deleu Award, DOC*werk2016. She participated in group / solo exhibitions in Belgium, France and South Africa. Having lived for four years in South Africa (2010-2014), she is currently based in Belgium.