Marta de Menezes is a Portuguese artist with an MA in Fine Arts, Univ. Lisbon, a MSt in History of Art and Visual Culture, Univ. Oxford, and a PhD candidate, Univ. Leiden. She has been exploring the intersection between Art and Biology, working in research laboratories demonstrating that new biological technologies can be used as new art medium. Her work has been presented in exhibitions, articles and lectures worldwide. She is the artistic director of Ectopia and Director of Cultivamos Cultura.