Pop-up Exhibition and Book Launch 'Maré Baixa' by Nuno Andrade

On the 8th of April, starting at 6 pm, don't miss the book launch and opening of the pop-up exhibition "Maré Baixa" [Low Tide], by photographer Nuno Andrade at a ilha gallery space.

This edition of the book is the result of the 1st XYZ Books Residency Cycle, and had the contribution, as guest editor, from George Georgiou and design by Mariana Veloso.

The residency, exhibition and book were made possible thanks to the Institutional Partners: República Portuguesa and DGArtes.


Presale with a special discount available only until the launch day. Available online here.

Maré Baixa [Low Tide]

On the south bank of the Tagus River, near Lisbon, there is a forgotten beach. For some, just a beach lost in time; for others the place where they struggle to survive. Those who inhabit this enclave lead lives on the margins of society. They have learned to live without being able to rely on anything and anyone, only on the tide - which always comes at the scheduled time...

Nuno Andrade

Nuno Andrade was born in Lisbon in 1974. He lives in Almada and works in Lisbon, where he combines his personal Photography projects with his work as an Architect. Nuno studied Photography at "Maumaus" between 1993 and 1995 and at the "Atelier de Lisboa" since 2014. In recent years he has been developing documentary work, exploring the people and places within the city he lives in.
Nuno's work has already been showcased in Portugal, France, Finland and India. In 2016, his project "Ginjal" was selected to be exhibited at the International Photography and Visual Arts Festival in Braga within the "Sentimental Ballads"'s collective exhibition.
He was a finalist for the prize of the Vila Franca de Xira Photography Biennial, 2016, with the project "Maré Baixa" in 2018 with the project "The Feeling of what Happens”. 
In 2019 he won the prize "Prix HSBC pour la Photographie", published his first book and exhibited his work in several French cities. In 2020, five of his photographs were acquired by the "Fondation de France" to be part of its contemporary photography collection.