Luisa Duarte is an art critic and independent curator based in São Paulo. She has an MA in philosophy from the Pontifical Catholic University and a PhD from the UERJ Art Institute. Duarte was general coordinator of the conference cycle “The Bienal of São Paulo and the Brazilian Artistic Environment: Memory and Projection,” a debate platform of the 28th São Paulo Bienal, Em Vivo contato . . .(2008).