Mariana Bártolo lives between Germany and Portugal. She is a filmmaker, performer ,and multimedia artist. She finished her studies at Academy of Media Arts Cologne in 2020 and graduated at Escola Superior de Dança Lisbon in 2008. Her recent films Mansa (2021) and Whale Beards (2021) are currently touring international festivals, such as Palm Springs Shortfest, Oberhausen, IndieLisboa, Osnabrück and Max Opüls Preis. She has been involved in various productions mainly associated with performance and documentary and develops parallel projects in the areas of photography, installation, and drawing. She is currently working on her new documentary film At the table and collaborating in the development of the series Em banho maria and the intermedia project The loss of the night.