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ANDRÉ CEPEDA
Born in Coimbra, in 1976.
Lives and works in Porto, Portugal.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal.

2016
Depois, MNAC – Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon (cur. Sérgio Mah)
At The Eyes' Ground, Fridman Gallery, New York City, USA

2015     
Untitled, Old School, Lisbon (cur. Susana Pomba)
Rien, Kasseler Fotoforum, Kassel, Germany

2014     
Rien, Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimaraes
Kanal, Standard Delux, Lausanne, Switzerland
Rien, Câmara Escura, Torres Vedras

2013    
Explicação da Lâmpada, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Sob um sol recto, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon

2012     
Rien, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
Rien, Museu do Neo-Realismo, Vila Franca de Xira (cur. David Santos)
Ontem, Galery INVALIDEN1, Berlin, Germany
Canal, with Eduardo Matos, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium

2011     
CAV-Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra

2010     
O que o futuro foi, Mostra de Vídeo, Laboratório das Artes, Guimaraes (cur. Raquel Guerra)
Untitled, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Ontem, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium (cur. Jean-Louis Godefroid)
BESPhoto Photography Prize, Museum Berardo, CCB, Lisbon

2009     
River, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon; Galería AdHoc, Vigo, Spain
Untitled, The Mews – Project Space, London, UK
Project Room, Galeria Reflexus, Porto

2008     
Sem título, Mad Woman in the Attic, Porto
Ontem, ZDB Gallery, Lisbon

2006     
Stasis, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
Provas de Trabalho, Projecto Apêndice, Porto
Moving#3, IN.TRANSIT, Edificio Artes em Partes, Porto
Moving#2, Galeria AdHoc, Vigo, Spain
Moving, Cinematic Art Gallery, Vila do Conde
Anacronia, KGaleria, Lisbon

2005     
Anacronia, Museu de Imagem, Braga
Anacronia, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
Jungle, Espaço Bartolomeu 5, Lisbon

2004     
Viseu, António Henriques Galeria de Arte Contemporânea, Viseu
Closer, Galeria +Consigo, Coimbra

2003     
Mapa de Intensidades, Oficina, Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto

2002     
Anacronia, Gallerie Image, Aarhus, Denmark
Corpo, tempo, desejo e morte, Galeria Massa, Porto e Vulcão dos Capelinhos, Azores

2001     
Pontes, lugares e antropologia, Silo-espaço cultural, Portuguese Center of Photography, Porto

2000     
Anacronia, Encontros de Fotografia de Coimbra, Coimbra


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015     
Edita: secuencia/sentido, CGAC-Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
The New Social, European Photo Exhibition Award, House of Photography at Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
The SAAL Process: Architecture and Participation, 1974-1976, CCA – Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal,             Canada (cur. Delfim Sardo and Susan Cotter)
International Fotobook Festival, Kassel, Germany
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris, France (cur. Miguel von Hafe Pérez)

2014     
The SAAL Process: Architecture and Participation, 1974-1976, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto                   (cur. Delfim Sardo and Susan Cotter)
The New Social, European Photo Exhibition Award, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris, France
Le Bal Books Week-end, Le Bal, Paris, France
The New Social, European Photo Exhibition Award, Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca, Lucca, Italy; Calouste             Gulbenkian Foundatio 02, Paris, France; Nobel Peace Centre, Radhusplassen, Oslo, Sweden (cur. Sérgio Mah)
SUB 40’, Galeria Municipal Almeida Garrett, Porto
Brussels Unlimited - Collection Contretype, Espace Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
Revisitação, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Roubaram a partitura, no vazio seguimos, Jardins Efémeros, Viseu (cur. Miguel von Hafe Pérez)
Lei de Ohm, Museu da Electricidade, Lisbon (cur. Filipa Valladares)
Muralhar: Artistas POrtugueses Contemporâneos, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (cur. Delfim Sardo)
The New Social, European Photo Exhibition Award, The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo

2013    
Biennial of Photography MASP/Pirelli, MASP, São Paulo (cur. Ricardo Resende)
Visões do Desterro, Caixa Cultural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A Arca Invisível, National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon (cur. Delfim Sardo)
Noise, Pedras & Pêssegos, Porto

2012     
Buildings and Remnants, Fábrica ASA, Guimaraes European Capital of Culture, Guimaraes (cur. Inês Moreira and             Agneta Szylak)
Materiality, Alternativa 12, Wypsa Institute of Art, Gdansk, Poland (cur. Inês Moreira and Agneta Szylak)
New/Old Life, Galery Blanca Berlin, Madrid, Spain

2011     
Wherever I Lay My Camera Down is Home, Photographic Festival in Rome, Rome, Italy (cur. Paul Wombel)
Ontem, Encontros de imagem de Braga
Arte Lusófona Contemporânea, Galeria Marta Traba – Fundação Memorial da América Latina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Panis et Circensis, Centro de Artes de Sines, Sines (cur. Filipa Valladares)
Da outra margem do Atlântico – videoarte e fotografia portuguesa, Centro de Artes Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro,               Brazil (cur. Paulo Reis and David Barro)
Private Lives, Centro Cultural de Cascais, Cascais
Da Cartografia do Poder aos Itinerários do Saber, Museu Nacional-Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro,                       Brazil, and Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade de Coimbra

2010     
Ré-collection, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium (cur. Jean-Louis Godefroid
Impresiones Y comentários – Fotografia Contemporánea Portuguesa, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona,                       Spain (cur. João Fernandes)

2009     
A iminência da queda, Galeria Diário de Notícias, Lisbon
Rescaldo e Ressonância, Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Porto (cur. Inês Moreira)
Está a morrer e não quer ver, Espaço Campanhã, Porto (cur. José Maia)

2008     
The Core of Industry – European Photography, Reggio Emilia 2008 – Musei Civici di Reggio Emilia, Spazio Gerra,              Reggio Emilia, Italy
Testemunhos – Trajectos de Qualificação, Edifício da Alfândega, Porto (cur. Sérgio Mah)
Paraísos Indómitos, Marco Museu de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Spain (cur. Virginia Torrente)
Territoire, 6ª Biennale Internacional de Fotografia de Liége, Liége, Belgium 
Where are you from? Portuguese Contemporary Art, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, USA (cur.             Lesley Wright)

2007     
EDP Prize – New Artists, Central Eléctrica do Freixo, Porto
Antimonumentos, António Henriques Galeria de Arte contemporânea, Viseu (cur. Miguel von Hafe Pérez)
Deslocações: 4 perspectivas contemporâneas portuguesas, Comité Económico e Social Europeu, Brussels,                       Belgium (cur. Lúcia Marques)
PhotoLondon 2007, Galeria AdHoc, London, UK
Intro, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
Bxl, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles à Paris, Paris, France

2006     
Busca-Pólos, Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimaraes and Pavilhão de Portugal, Coimbra
Residências I, Museu do Caramulo, Caramulo
Encontro de Arte Jovem, Bienal de Arte, Chaves
CO2, Miedzynarodowe Centrum Kultury, Krakow, Poland

2005     
Colecção da Fundação PLMJ, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra (cur. Miguel Amado)
Creators of European Photography, Photo Festival Union, Lodz, Poland
Desenhar Discurso: Digressões sobre uma urbanidade disruptiva, XIII Bienal de Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira               (cur. Miguel von Hafe Pérez)

2004     
Re-produtores de sentido, Arte Sesc, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (cur. Miguel von Hafe Pérez)
E no princípio era a viagem, Bienal de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain (cur. Miguel von Hafe Pérez)

2003     
Et puis... voilá, António Henriques Galeria de Arte Contemporânea, Viseu
Colecção de Arte Contemporânea da Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Museu Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte                     Contemporânea, Badajoz, Spain
Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
Salão Europeu de Jovens Criadores, Montrouge/Sant Cugat/Amarante

2002     
Galeria Fernando Pradilla, Madrid
Pontes, lugares e antropologia, Cadeia da Relação, Portuguese Center of Photography, Oporto

2001     
Memórias da Cidade, Encontros de Imagem, Braga

2000     
Bruxelles Active, C02, Brussels, Belgium (cur. Jean-Louis Godefroid)
Bruxelles a l’infini, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium (cur. Jean-Louis Goderfroid)


GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2016
RU - Residency Unlimited, NY

2013/2014
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto: work commissioned for the exhibition The SAAL Process: Architecture and Participation, 1974-1976
European Photo Exhibition Award, EPEA02
Ordem dos Arquitectos, Lisbon

2013
Offline Residence (Xerem Associação Cultural), Lisbon
National Museum of Ancient Art, Lisbon
Artist-in-residence, Fundação EDP – Electricity Museum, Lisbon

2012
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
Artist-in-residence, FAAP, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2011
Nominated for the Paul Huf Award, Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, Holland
Ordem dos Arquitectos, Lisbon
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

2010
Lisbon Architecture Triennal, Lisbon
BESPhoto Photography Prize, Lisbon
Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon

2009
Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Porto

2007
EDP Prize – New Artists
IEFP, Ministério do trabalho, Testemunhos – Iniciativa Novas Oportunidades

2006
RAR Holding, Porto

2003/2004
Artist-in residence, António Henriques Galeria de Arte Contemporânea, Viseu

2002
Centro Nacional de Cultura, Lisbon

2001
Museu da Imagem, Encontros de Imagem, Braga

2000
Portuguese Center of Photography, Porto

2000/2001 | 1999/2000
Artist-in-residence, Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Anacronia, 2005, Published by Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
River, 2009, Published by Chromma, London, UK
Ontem, 2010, Published by Le Caillou Blue, Brussels, Belgium
Canal, 2012, self published, Porto, Portugal
Rien, 2012, Published by Pierre von Kleist Editions
Rien, Text book, 2014, Published by Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimaraes
Luz Susurrada, 2013, self published, Oporto, Portugal
Rua Stan Getz, 2015, Published by Pierre von Kleist Editions


RECORDS

LP, River, Amado/ Ride/ Cepeda, edition of 25, Lisbon, 2008
LP, L’Histoire de la Roquette, sound project with Eduardo Matos, 2012, Brussels, Belgium
7’’, Mineral/Electricidade, Cepeda/ Saldanha, 2014, Lisbon


COLLECTIONS

Serralves Foundation, Porto
Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, Iowa, USA
Instituto Camões, Foreign Affairs Ministery, Lisbon
National Photography Collection, Ministery of Culture, Porto
Encontros de Fotografia de Coimbra, Coimbra
Museu da Imagem/Encontros de Imagem, Braga
Culturgest-Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Lisbon
PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados, Lisbon
Museu do Caramulo, Caramulo
Câmara Municipal de Chaves, Chaves
Banco Espírito Santo, Lisbon
Ilídio Pinho Foundation, Oporto
Amorim Turismo, Troia
RAR Holding, Porto
ZdB Collection, Lisbon
Mica, Vigo, Spain



BIOGRAPHY

André Cepeda was born in Coimbra in 1976 and lives and works in Oporto, Portugal. André Cepeda began exhibiting regularly in 1999, the year in which he received a residency grant at the Espace Photographique Contretype, in Brussels, Belgium. In 2001 he undertook two projects in response to institutional commissions, a first one in connection with the programming of Porto 2001 – European Capital of Culture, by the Portuguese Center of Photography from Oporto and Roterdam, and a second one for the Encontros de Imagem at the Museu da Imagem in Braga, Portugal. In 2002 he was
awarded a fellowship from Centro Nacional de Cultura, and the following year he undertook another artistic residency at the António Henriques Galeria de Arte Contemporânea in Viseu, Portugal. In 2007 he was shortlisted for the EDP new artists prize and developed a project curated by Sérgio Mah (director of PhotoEspanha at that time) for the Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional. In 2008, after exhibiting at the Faulconer Gallery, in Grinnell (Iowa, USA), in an exhibition curated by Lesley Wright, he undertook the project River, which was developed along the Mississippi, presented at the Galeria Pedro Cera, in Lisbon, in 2009, and published by Chromma, under the same title. The same year he took part of the exhibition “Paraísos Indómitos”, curated by Virginia Torrente and presented at MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain. Between 2006 and 2009, he developed the project Ontem, with the support of the Fundação Ilídio Pinho, which was presented for the first time in 2008 at the Galeria Zé dos Bois, in Lisbon, and at the Espace Photographique Contretype, Brussels and the Photographic Festival in Rome. The same project was published by Le Caillou Bleu. In 2010 he was nominated for the BESPhoto Photography Prize, in Lisbon, and developed two big projects, one for the Lisbon Architecture Triennale, and the other for the Champalimaud Foundation. He participated in two exhibitions, “Impresiones Y comentários - Fotografia Contemporánea Portuguesa”, na Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona, Spain, and at “Mostra de Video Arte e Fotografia Portuguesa” no Centro de Artes Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 2010.

In 2011 he was shortlisted for the Paul Huf Award, Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam. That same year he did a 3 month residence of artist program in São Paulo, with the support of Gulbenkian Foundation and FAAP. In 2014 he will have a major exhibition with the project EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AWARD at the Nobel Peace Center, Olso, Norway; House of Photography, Hamburg, Germany; Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, France. His new book “Rua Stan Getz”, was published by Pierre Von Kleist Editions in march 2015.

André Cepeda founded Blues Photography Studio in 2005 in Oporto where he produces work for many photographers, instituitions and gallery’s, printing, scanning and photographing. www.blues.com.pt. And since 2008 he runs Inc. Livros e edições de autor, a bookshop specialized in artist books. www.inc-livros.pt. Since 2013 André Cepeda gives a one week workshop every year at the Photography School CEPV, Vevey, Switzerland.

André Cepeda is represented by Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art and Galeria Pedro Oliveira.
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