Nelson Garrido, born in Portugal at 1974, has a degree in photography and journalism. One year of special studies in photography at Belgium school Karel de Grote-Hogescholl Antwerp.
Since 2002, develops a personal project that explores the urban and architectural influences on the city landscape. In 2006 is distinguished in the Euro Press Photo Awards organized by Fuji Film, wins the architectural section.
Since 2006 till the present he teaches architectural photography in Instituto Portugues de Fotografia.
Between several exhibitions, individual and collective, in 2011 he shows in Palácio das Artes, in Oporto, the work “From the desert to the underground” that shows the illegal immigration from Mauritania to Europe.
From 2012 after the crises hit Portugal, he starts a long term project working on the residential abandoned buildings.
This project called “Home Less” is presented in the 15th Biennale di Venezia.
Since 2008, starts to photograph projects for several architects, magazines and book editors all around the world.
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