Mariana Vilanova (1996) is an artist currently living and working in Porto. Through photography, video or multimedia installations she has been producing artworks that bring us closer to themes and challenges of the 21st century, such as the impact of technological advances on human beings and on the planet. In 2021 she completed a Masters in Multimedia (FEUP) with the artwork ‘Evoking a Simulated Past’ (gnration). Since 2016, she exhibits regularly, highlighting the works ‘Hiato’, with Francisco Oliveira (Semibreve Festival), ‘War and the End of Empathy’ (Municipal Gallery of Porto),and the exhibition ‘Before and After Us’ as the third moment of the project ‘Future Past Imaginaries’ (Rampa Gallery). In 2019, she won the Sonae Media Art award for the work ‘Systems Synthesis’ by the berru collective, which she was part of until 2020.