André Cunha

André Cunha was born in Niteroi in 1971. He graduated in Design and has a post-graduated in Plastic Arts.

At the age of 18, he was invited by the renowned Rio photographer Cibele Clark to work in her studio where he began his career as an editorial photographer, working for magazines such as Interview, Boa Forma, Sexy and Manequim.

After graduation, he dedicated himself to the opening and direction of his atelier in Rio de Janeiro, where he worked with art and design projects. Later he settled in São Paulo, where he had a greater approximation with autoral photograph, to which has been dedicating since then.

Throughout his production as an artist he has developed in-depth studies of photography theory with renowned photographers and curators from São Paulo, Marcelo Greco and Juan Esteves.

With his photographic production he was one of the selected ones for the event Caravan Magnum 70 years, that took place in the Photography Festival of Tiradentes and in Rio de Janeiro, managed by the iconic agency International Magnum Photos.

His activities as an author include exhibitions in galleries such as Espaço 1338 in São Paulo and his more in-depth studies on photography to wich he has been dedicating this time in New York and Toronto. He was also awarded the Honorable Mention in the Prêmio Brasil Fotografia 2017.