Michelle Sommer is an architect, researcher and curator. She is a postdoctoral researcher in Visual Languages at School of Fine Arts at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, PhD in History, Theory and Criticism of Arts in exhibition studies. She is an architect and holds a master degree in Urban and Regional Planning. In 2017 she was co-curator of the exhibition ‘Mário Pedrosa: de la naturaleza afectiva de la forma’ at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, which won the prize for curatorship by the Brazilian Association of Art Critics in 2018. As the author of several books, she contributes regularly to national and international publications and visual arts projects.