Paula Nishijima is a Brazilian visual artist based in Amsterdam, with a research-based practice that unfolds at the crossroads of life science, technology and participatory social practice. She investigates the social, historical and political dimensions of systems aesthetics.

Recent exhibitions include: The Nature of the Cities Festival, online, 2021; Here and Now, Media Art Festival Friesland, Leeuwarden, Netherlands (Nomination for Young Masters Award), 2021; Teachable Moment, Stove Works, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, 2020; Mutant Institute of Environmental Narratives, Madrid, Spain, 2019. She received an MA in Arts and Culture from Leiden University, Netherlands and holds a BA in Visual Arts from the Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, São Paulo/Brazil.