Diane Portella has a degree in Dance from Federal University of Bahia and a postgraduate degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Academic background and awards can be found at the Lattes homepage. She works as a binder, crafting handmade notebooks, since 2011. The techniques were learned from Taller 217 of Arts in Buenos Aires. She is part of the anthology “Poetic Breaths: paths, poetry and materialities”: a literary experience of expanded writing, through different media and supports with the work “Sobre o cortejo”.