A visual artist, she graduated in fine arts from FAAP and has a master’s degree from ECA-USP. In 2004 she founded Jardim Miriam Arte Clube (JAMAC) in São Paulo, a cultural venue where she lives and develops her work alongside the local community. Her main exhibitions include the biennials of São Paulo (1993 and 2006), Havana (2000), Sydney (2004), Gwangju, South Korea (2012) and Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo (2015), among others.