Fanny Gravel-Patry is a lecturer and PhD researcher in communication studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Supervised by Krista Geneviève Lynes, her doctoral research is supported by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQSC). Her research interests are in visual culture, social media, feminism(s) and practices of care. Her doctoral research project focuses the affective potentials of mental health support groups on Instagram. Fanny has an MA in Art History from Université de Montréal that she received with great distinctions.