Born in 1976, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Attended the Federal University of Minas Gerais Fine Arts School (Brazil) and the University of the Arts London / Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (UK).
MSc in Ecology, and Wildlife Conservation and Management awarded by the ECMVS Postgraduate Programme/UFMG (Brazil).
PhD in Creative Arts awarded by the University for the Creative Arts / University of Brighton (UK).
Practice focused on identity and contemporary issues, bringing together photography, intervention, and collaboration.
Member of the 'Fast Forward - Women in Photography', collective of female photographers which is designed to promote and engage with women in photography across the globe. (https://fastforward.photography/gallery/)
Collaborator and photo editor of the project 'Voices of Latin America' - organised by the Latin America Bureau-LAB, which acknowledges and speaks out the struggle of grassroots social movements against mega-development projects, violence, gentrification in urban areas, etc., throughout Latin America. (https://lab.org.uk/voices/)
Co-founder and member of ‘Agnitio - change through photography' - collective project by Henrique Teixeira (photographer), Daniel Gouvêa (journalist), Luiza Vianna (social scientist) and Marilene Ribeiro that aims to empower communities via photography skills. (www.agnitio.ning.com).
Member of the Biotrópicos Institute - Brazilian Non-governmental Organisation that deals with biodiversity conservation and the relationship between human beings and nature. (www.biotropicos.org.br).
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