Mónica de Miranda, Like a candle in the Wind, 2017, Inkjet print, wax and pigment intervention, Edition of 6, 33 x 50 cm. Courtesy Tyburn Gallery
Mónica de Miranda, Like a candle in the Wind, 2017, Inkjet print, wax and pigment intervention, Edition of 6, 33 x 50 cm. Courtesy Tyburn Gallery  

Working in photography, mixed media and video, Mónica de Miranda deals with themes of geography and identity, expressing quiet visions of personal history and a poetics of belonging. She received her PhD in Visual Art from the University of Middlesex (2014), having previously studied at UCL Institute of Education and Camberwell College of Arts, London. A researcher as well as an artist, she is the founder of the Project Hangar at Centro de Investigação Artística, Lisbon and helped found the Triangle Network, an artistic residency project. In 2016 she was nominated for the Novo Banco Photo Prize and shortlisted for the Prix Pictet Photo Award.

Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions including Dak’Art – Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain, Dakar (2016); Rencontres de Bamako – Biennale of African Photography, Bamako (2015) and La Biennale di Venezia – 14th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice (2014). Group exhibitions include Le jour qui vient, Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris (2017) and solo exhibitions include Panorama, Tyburn Gallery, London (2017).