Mariana is born in 1980 Sao Paulo, Brazil. Graduated in architecture, she complemented her education obtaining the title of máster with the dissertation “Foreing Photographers in the city: the field work and image os São Paulo, 1930-60” advocated in 2011 motivated by her interest in the different looks about the city
Since 2009 she acts in her own office (casa14 arquitectura).
The practice of photography has appeared experimentally since 2015 during a road trip and has become increasingly an important investigative practice and deepening the theme of drift, the foreign look, immersion in unknown territories and the search for silence.
She was awarded at the FESTFOTO of Porto Alegre 2017, receiving as a prize a scholarship for reading the portfolio at the Photography Triennial in Hamburg, to be held in June 2018.
She was awarded in the "Photographic Autumn of Galicia" edict with individual exhibition at the Casa Museo Casares Quiroga, in La Coruña, during the month of December, 2017.