Manuela Matos Monteiro studied and taught Philosophy and Psychology and publishes books of Pedagogy and Psychology. As a photographer, she displayed her work in individual exhibitions in Portugal, in the European Parliament (Brussels), Paris, Bordeaux (France), Maputo, Beira (Mozambique), etc. In last four years her main camera is an iphone and develops experimental works; she participated with them in several collective exhibitions (NYC, Paris, Miami, Florence, Verona, Kansas City, etc and two individual exhibitions (in Portugal). Two of her works were selected and exhibited in th Biennale Berlin 2017. She hás been jury of many photo contests and is curator of photo exhibitions.
She is currently directing, with J. Lafuente, Espaço MIRA, MIRA FORUM. MIRA | artes performativas three galleries in Porto, Portugal dedicated to Photography and Contemporary Art.