Adi Lavy is an internationally recognized documentary photographer who has worked with publications such as Newsweek, SZ Wissen (Germany) and La Repubblica (Italy). In April 2008, she was a finalist at the prestigious Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, where she showcased her project Camp Sundown, which addresses the inner world of children who suffer from XP, the genetic disorder featured in Sun Kissed. An Israeli native, Lavy began her career as a journalist working for various publications in Israel before turning to photography and attending Columbia University School of the Arts and the School of Visual Arts. She currently resides in New York City. Sun Kissed is Lavy’s first feature documentary.