Bia Monteiro P. (b. 1976) graduated with a BFA in 1998 from Emerson College, Boston, MA. She worked on film productions, as a camera assistant for both short films and documentaries. For the past couple of years she has dedicated herself exclusively to photography, incorporating performances and installations with her photographic work. In almost all of her work she is interested in how the the female body occupies space - especially in nature. She lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.