Fatima Abreu Ferreira is a portuguese photographer, born in Guarda, Portugal, in 1983. In 1988 she moved to the north of the country and became a psychologist. In 2017 Fatima abandoned psychology to work and study photography.
Fatima is mainly a self-taught photographer but has always developed training and workshops with her main influences such as Anders Petersen and Jacob Aue Sobol. In 2018 she completed the Artistic Photography Master at IPCI and started an independent publishing house called Red String.
She is currently based in London and her body of work has a strong humanistic view as a way of approaching life in both public and private contexts and her aesthetics is predominantly black and white with a dark and grainy style providing an intense, visceral and dramatic view of the subject.