Luísa Salvador (Lisbon, 1988) is a visual artist and researcher. She is a PhD candidate in History of Contemporary Art at NOVA FCSH, and was awarded a grant by FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology (2015-2019). She holds a Master in Contemporary Art History from NOVA FCSH (2012) and a Degree in Sculpture from FBAUL (2009). She exhibits regularly since 2012. Solo exhibitions: Lago (Appleton Box, Lisbon, 2020), Solar (Mural, Walk&Talk Festival, Ponta Delgada, Azores, 2020), Fool’s Gold (Geological Museum, Lisbon, 2018), Sandbox (Kairos Pavilion, Lisbon, 2014). Selection of group exhibitions: Walk&Talk 9.5 (Walk&Talk Festival, Ponta Delgada, Azores, 2020), Ana Vidigal and the generation of 20 in Painting and Drawing (Espaço Real, Lisbon, 2019), Eco (Da Ideia à Obra obra) (Galeria Liminare, Lisbon, 2018), Endless Space: Propositions for the Continuous (Galeria Vertical, Porto, 2017), C-02 (Galeria Foco, Lisbon, 2017), Overlayerd (Sá da Costa, Lisbon, 2016). She is currently participating in the artist residency program of the Walk&Talk festival in São Miguel, Azores (2018-2021). She was the winner of the Young Creators Award 2018 in the category of Visual Arts. Alongside her artistic practice she also develops a writing activity, between theoretical texts and chronicles. Under the pseudonym Luísa Montanha e Vale, she founded in 2018 the quarterly publication Almanaque – Reportório de Arte e Esoterismo of which she is editor. She is co-founder of the podcast Debaixo das Estrelas. She lives and works in Lisbon.