Charlotte Jansen is a British Sri Lankan author and arts and culture journalist. Since 2015, she has held the position of Editor-at-Large at Elephant magazine. She has written for The Guardian, The Financial Times, ELLE UK, Vice, The British Journal of Photography and Wallpaper*, among others. In 2017, she published her first book, Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze. The critically-acclaimed publication will be released as a paperback edition in Autumn 2019. She is also a contributing author to books on the painter Lucy Jones (Elephant Publishing, May 2019) and the artist Mary McCartney (Paris Nude, Heni, February 2019).
Charlotte Jansen talks to Gem Fletcher about the rise of female led visual culture, gaze and how photographers engage and document communities.