Paternally has Portuguese and Jewish origin and is the eighth generation of Friar Antonio Galvao Santanna, Brazilian saint. And maternally descended from Native Americans of the Puri ethnicity. The paternal family was one of the families responsible for the colonization of the Natives which she descends maternally. This colonization was responsible for the marginalization and near extinction of them and Prado suffered directly with the colonial heritage, therefore saying that she carries “the colonizer and colonized”.
Luiza was peripheral and suffered several traumas involving rape and domestic violence besides the excessive use of drugs and alcohol since childhood. Adult discovered a psychosis and also developed other psychological disorders like panic syndrome and depression and found in art his catharsis.