Velar Grant is a documentary photographer and visual storyteller based in London (UK). She studied photojournalism at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and trained in various photo projects. In 2011 she won Picture of the Year Prize II place in Germany. In 2016 her photo essay Forgotten Children of Idomeni won first prize at Mobile Photography Award. She has worked on assignments all over the world including Maidan Revolution in Ukraine in 2014, Syrian migration in Greece, student protests in United Kingdom and many more. Since 2018 she is working on long term project in self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhazia in Caucasus. Her works was published in The Guardian, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, The Times, The Telegraph, National Geographic, International Street Photographer and others. Her works was exhibited in Darkroom Gallery, Vermont  (USA), 6x6 Centre for Photography in Limassol, (Cyprus) and MPA 2016 exhibition in Milan ( Italy) . She is a licensed member of National Union of Journalists UK and photographer at Zuma Press (USA).