Lily Madeleine Colman is a film-based photographer from Philadelphia, now living and working in Brooklyn. She considers her work to be a combination of documentary and fine-art portraiture. For the past three years she has been working on an interview and portrait series dealing with chronic illnesses: specifically Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis). She has also recently started a family history project, starting with interviews and portraits of relatives in Israel. She received her BA in Fine Art Portrait Photography and Curatorial Studies from Hampshire College in 2013.