Born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1964, where he lives and works.
Marcos Adandia studied Social Communication in the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Art History at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Photography at the Escuela de Arte of Avellaneda.
He took part in different workshops on Photographic Essay, under the direction of Adriana Lestido. Since 1990 he has been working as a photographer for Agencia Argentina de Noticias and at the same time has collaborated with Pagina 12, Jornal doBrasil and the magazines Rolling Stone,Tres Puntos, Noticias, Mother Jones and Elle among others.
Marcos has carried out artwork projects related to music and books. In 1999 he was awarded with Premio Mención by La Casa de las Américas in La Havanna,Cuba for his essay “Diana” and in 2003 he was awarded Latin America best photographic essay by Mother Jones Foundation in San Francisco, Unites States for the essay “Madre de Desaparecido”.
He delivered training on Photographic Essay in Morelia, Querétaro and Mexico City at “Centro de la Imagen” and in Buenos Aires. He has exhibited his work in Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, USA and France. Since 2005 he has directed and edited the cultural magazine Dulce Equis Negra.
Marcos Adandia presented his work in Arles in 2010: Marcos Adandia, “Mothers of the disappeared” in Arles.