Patricia Gouvêa was born in 1973 in Rio de Janeiro, where she lives and works. Visual artist, works with photography, video, installation and urban intervention. Her work as an artist prioritizes moving photography and images and their potential interfaces, where the notion of time is one of the main pillars of her research. From 2005 to 2009 she was a member of the Grupo DOC (Desordem Obsessiva Compulsiva) collective, which promoted scores of actions in Brazil and abroad. She has published the books “Membranas de Luz: os tempos na imagem contemporânea” [Membranes of Light: times in contemporary imagery] (2011), "Imagens Posteriores" [Posterior Images] (2012) and "Banco de Tempo" [Benches of Time] (2014), and participated in many others. She was one of the founders of "Agência Foto In Cena" (1995/98) and Ateliê da Imagem (1999), a cultural space in Rio de Janeiro dedicated to research, reflection and production of images, where she acted as artistic director till December 2013.