I am a photojournalist and journalist from Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes, Portugal, born in the glorious '80s.

While working as a wire reporter in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv I began to shoot and visually document my written stories. Since then, my reporting has taken me from covering my home country Portugal, amidst the European economic crisis, to the Middle East, reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and, among other regions, to Kashmir during the 70th anniversary of the arrival of Indian troops to the territory, now under the longest case of military rule over a civilian population. 
Back in Portugal, I'm seeking to examine my own society while continuing my international work.

I'm mostly interested in how collective narratives intersect and/or clash along national and communal lines within societies, as well as in its consequences on ordinary people's lives. 

I was named by TIME Magazine one of  '34 Female Photographers to Follow'. 

My photographic and written reporting has been published in Al Jazeera English, Newsweek [Japan], The Guardian [UK], Foreign Affairs [US], Courrier International [Portugal], El País [Spain], New Internationalist [UK], NRC Handelsblad [Netherlands], The Sydney Morning Herald [Australia], Woz Die Wochenzeitung [Switzerland], Profil [Austria], Il Reportage [Italy], Informatìon [Denmark], The International Business Times, Aftenposten Innsikt [Norway], Haaretz [Israel], RFI Radio France Internationale, LUSA — Portuguese News Agency, Público [Portugal], La Vanguardia [Spain], Diario ABC [Spain], among many others.

SHOWCASES | LECTURES | RECOGNITION, Etc.:
— Panel 'Women in Photography' at MIRA | artes performativas, 2018 Porto
— Lecture at Instituto de Produção Cultural e Imagem, 2018 Porto [Portugal]
— Lecture at Universidade Lusófona do Porto, 2018 Porto [Portugal]
— Lecture/Panel at the Georges Dussaud Photography Center - Plast&Cine Festival, 2018 Bragança [Portugal]
— Group exhibition 'REGISTOS' at the Abade de Baçal Museum, Plast&Cine Festival, 2018 Bragança [Portugal]
— Solo exhibition 'THE SPACES BETWEEN US' at Espaço Mira, 2018 Porto [Portugal]
— 6th Annual NY Portfolio Review - Participant, 2018 New York [US]
— TIME MAGAZINE - Named one of '34 Female Photographers to Follow', 2017
— 'DARK CLOUDS', collective exhibition - 'Poster', 2017 Lisbon [Portugal] 
— Lecture - Part of 'Changing Views - Documentary Perspectives on Human Rights' seminar, Sune Jonsson Center for Documentary Photography, 2017 Umeå [Sweden]
— 'BETWEEN WARS' - Projection at 'Festival Silêncio' , 2016 Lisbon [Portugal]
— 'BREAKING THEIR SILENCE' - Projection at ‘Encontros da Imagem’ Photography Festival, 2015 Braga [Portugal]
— 'BETWEEN WARS' - Projection and talk curated by 'The GYM' collective at HaRiviera Gallery, 2015 Bat Yam [Israel]

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