André Garcia Pimenta (Lisbon, 1982) is an independent Portuguese author and publisher of movable books and paper automata.
He graduated in sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon and in Design at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon.
His books are produced by himself in Portugal thus allowing for a higher quality control and the ecological sustainability of the final product.
Additionally, he collects movable books and promotes exhibitions and workshops of which “A saltar do livro” at the National Library of Portugal (2016) is an example.
Since 2018 he started developing the Moving Paper Museum, a digital platform aiming to promote the knowledge, dissemination and enjoyment of paper toys with movement and mechanisms focuing on the period between late 19th century and the 1960s.