André Penteado São Paulo, Brazil, b. 1970

The work of André Penteado (São Paulo, 1970) is based on the idea that photography, given its banality in today's world, is one of the most interesting and complex mediums for the development of works of art. Producing since 1998, the artist has already held eight solo exhibitions and has participated in more than ten collective exhibits in Brazil, Argentina, Spain as well as England, where he resided for seven years.


In 2013, he won the Prêmio Nacional de Fotografia Pierre Verger with the work O Suicídio de meu pai; In 2014, his project Tudo está relacionado was selected for the Rumos Itaú Cultural 2013-2014. That same year, he released his first book – O suicídio de meu pai; in 2015 he was published by Editora Madalena Cabanagem. This year he will be releasing two more publications: “Não estou sozinho”, accompanying the homonymous exhibition to be held at the CCSP, in July, and “Missão Francesa”.