Marly Porto is a Master's candidate in Universidade de São Paulo’s Aesthetics and Art History Postgraduate Program, with a B.A. in “Art: History, Criticism and Curatorship” (PUC-SP, 2012). Member of Unibes Cultural’s curatorship team, coordinating a monthly exhibition dedicated to works by contemporary photographers. Recipient of São Paulo State Culture Secretariat’s 2016 award to create editorial publication "Eduardo Salvatore’s role as an articulator of photo-clubs in the State of São Paulo”. Responsible for organizing seminars “The Image: analytical and transdisciplinary aspects” (2015), bringing Geoffrey Kantaris and Fredi Casco, and “The abduction of image: appropriations in contemporary photography” (2013), featuring Oscar Muñoz and David Evans.