The visual artist, dancer, and performer, Luana Vitra, was born in Contagem (MG). She studied Visual Arts, with a specialization in sculpture, at the Guignard School – UEMG, and earned her degree in Dance from the Free School of Arts. Among her major individual exhibitions are Três Guerras no Peito (Three Wars in the Chest), at the São Paulo Cultural Center – CCSP (2020), and Carregar o poema nas costas (Carrying the Poem on Your Back), at the Sesiminas Cultural Center Art Gallery (Belo Horizonte, 2019). The artist has participated in various residencies and laboratories, including at Frestas – Art Triennial in 2020. Also in 2020, she was awarded the EDP Arts Prize from the Tomie Ohtake Institute. Her work Contra feitiço (Counter-Spell) is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of the Portuguese Language in São Paulo.