Isabel Lucena is a graphic designer and researcher. MA in Communication and Design from the Sandberg Institute (NL) and BA in Communication Design (IADE) with Erasmus Exchange at the Universität für Angewandte Kunst of Vienna (Austria). She is currently a PhD student in Communication and Media Arts at Lusófona University, Lisbon. Her main research interests include the status of images in contemporary culture, their global circulation, and image representation techniques. She teaches graphic design and printing techniques subjects at the Communication Design Programme (Design Lusófona Lisboa). Since 2010 Isabel has maintained her practice as an independent graphic designer, working with several cultural institutions, museums, galleries, artists, and publishers.