André Cepeda was born in Coimbra in 1976 and lives and works in Porto. He collaborated with Encontros de Fotografia de Coimbra (1991-1994). He attended the photography course at École des Art d’Ixelles de Bruxelles (1995-1996), and Visual Arts at Escola Secundária Soares dos Reis (1996-1997). He worked as technician at the laboratory and at the digitalization department of the photographic archive of Centro Português de Fotografia, in Porto (1997-1999). He trained printing techniques with Guilhaume Geneste, “La chambre Noire”, Paris, (1998) and was invited to participate in the workshop for young photographers, ASEF, Singapore (2002). He is currently responsible for the image treatment and digitalization of the project www.anamnese.pt (2003-2006). He exhibits regularly since 1999, when he was artist-in-residence at Espace Photographique Contretype, in Brussels. In 2001 he received two relevant commissions: the first one from the programming of Porto 2001 – European Cultural Capital, through Centro Português de Fotografia/MC, and a second one from Encontros da Imagem, through the Museu da Imagem de Braga. He becomes scholarship-holder from Centro Nacional de Cultura in 2002, and, in 2003, he takes part of another artist-in-residence, this time in Viseu, at António Henriques Galeria de Arte Contemporânea. He is represented in several private and public collections. Solo Exhibitions: Moving, Solar – Galeria de Arte Cinemática, Vila do Conde, 2006; Galeria Ad Hoc, Vigo, Espanhã, 2006; Anacronia, KGaleria, Lisboa, 2006; Osíris - Galeria Municipal, Caldas da Rainha, 2005; Espace Photographique Contretype, Bruxelas, Bélgica, 2005; Jungle, Espaço Bartolomeu 5, Lisboa, 2005; Viseu, António Henriques Galeria de Arte Contemporânea, Viseu, 2004; Lost, Maus Hábitos – Espaço de Intervenção Cultural, Porto, 2004; Closer, Galeria + Consigo, Coimbra, 2004; Oficina, Espaço Alternativo da Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto, 2003; Anacronia, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Dinamarca, 2002; Corpo, tempo, desejo e morte, Galeria Massa, Porto e Vulcão dos Capelinhos, Açores, 2002; Pontes, lugares e antropologia, Silo - Espaço Cultural, Matosinhos, 2001; Anacronia, Encontros de Fotografia de Coimbra, Coimbra, 2000. Selected Group Exhibitions: Creators of European Photography, Photo Festival Union, Lodz, Poland, 2005; Desenhar Discurso: Digressões sobre uma urbanidade disruptiva, Bienal de Cerveira, 2005; Extensão do olhar, uma antologia visual da fotografia portuguesa contemporânea, Colecção da Fundação PLMJ, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimra, 2005; Re-produtores de sentido, Arte Sesc, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 2004; E no princípio era a viagem, Bienal de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Espanha, 2004; Pingyao International Photographic Festival, China, 2003; Salão Europeu de Jovens Criadores, Montrouge/Sant Cugat/Amarante, 2003.

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