Raphael Franco (born in Sao Paulo, 26th April 1985) is a Brazilian visual artist and educator based in London since 2007. He graduated in Visual Arts at FASM (Faculdade Santa Marcelina), São Paulo. In his work, Raphael explores the relationship between man and nature, reflecting on the way we relate to and transform the space around us. He has been involved in collaborative projects and urban studies and has been showing his work in both group and solo shows in Brazil and Europe. Raphael has experience in working with children and young people in diverse educational environments (such as schools, education centres and youth centres), dealing with different pedagogical needs.