After studying graphics arts and interior design at the Penninghen School, MNR went into opera and theater photography and became in 1987 the Paris Châtelet Theater official photographer. She also collaborated with the « Maison des Cultures du Monde » and, for ever ten years, covered its Imaginary Festival which gathers masters of traditional music from all over the world. Pursuant a trip to Andalucia, she undertooks a serie of photo reportages on architecture and geometry in islamic art which led her to Syria and Uzbékistan. Taking her inspiration from these architectural and ornemental treasures, she has developed over the last ten years a ciselled paper technique. More recently, she went deeper into her appropriation of the Middle East traditional arts by studying the persian miniature with the master, Abbas Moayeri.