Nathalia Lavigne is a PhD student at Architecture and Urbanism College, University of São Paulo, researching virtual collections on Instagram and the circulation of artworks as images on this platform. Holding a Master's degree in Cultural and Critical Studies from Birkbeck, University of London (2014) and a degree in Journalism from PUC-RJ (2004), she is currently an art critic, researcher and curator, after a ten-year career as a journalist in vehicles such as O Estado de S. Paulo and Folha de São Paulo. As a researcher, she took part of the the "Observatório do Sul" project, a platform for discussions promoted in 2015 by Sesc São Paulo, the Goethe-Institut and the Associação Cultural
Videobrasil, which brought together professionals from different fields to discuss the Global South in the field of culture. Among the exhibitions she curated are Image-movement (2016) and (Im)material present (2017), at Zipper Galeria. She is a also a member of the research project Aesthetics of Memory of the 21st Century, coordinated by Giselle Beiguelman, and a contributor to Artforum International Magazine.