‘’ It all started a few years ago when I opened a fashion blog and realized the lack of cultural diversity in media, so I went from being in front of the camera to stand behind and show myself, show people of color, show my blackness, through my lens. ‘’
Sol Bela is a 21 year old photographer from Barcelona born in Guinea Equatorial. She’s focused on representing minorities (especially women) in media and to put an end to the stereotypes placed on them. She wants to create reference of people who look like her as she did not have that while growing up in the African Diaspora.