Alice Smeets (1978) is a multi-disciplinary Belgium artist. In 2005, Smeets graduated high school in New Zealand. She then studied photography in Liége; to which she undertook her first trip to Haiti, where she worked as an assistant to Phillip Jones Griffiths of Magnum Photos, New York.
In 2008, she received the UNICEF Photo of the Year Award for one of her works from the series "Growing up in Haiti". In 2009, she exhibited at the Museum Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany. This was her first important solo show. Since then, Smeets works and travels as a documentary photographer. Inspired by the creativity and strength of the citizens of Haiti, Alice Smeets started her photographic project GHETTO TAROT with the Haitan group of artists “Atis Rezistans” – a new artistic interpretation of the traditional “Rider-Waite” Tarot deck.