Mabe Bethônico is based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She holds an MA and PhD from the Royal College of Art, London. She is member of the World of Matter project: http://www.worldofmatter.net. Her artistic practice involves long-term research projects, using documents to generate narratives for visual and sound pieces, lectures and publications. She investigates the mining industry, addressing institutions that operate by circulating or holding information. Her work has been exhibited extensively, including at Centre de la Photographie, Geneva; the 28th and 27th São Paulo Biennials; Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo; Kunstverein Munich, among others.