PETER PUKLUS

* 1980 born in Kolozsvár, Romania

lives in Budapest, Hungary

GRANTS AND PRIZES

2017/2018

Grand Prix Images Vevey, Vevey, Switzerland

Longlisted for Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018

Finalist at Estherhazy Art Award 2017, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Artist-in-Residency at Residenza Petrolio, Carovigno, Italy

Finalist at Leave your Mark programm by UniCredit Bank, Hungary

2016

Shortlisted for ParisPhoto/Aperture PhotoBook Award, New York, USA

Artist-in-Residency at Residency Unlimited in cooperation with ACAX supported by Trust for Mutual

Understanding, New York, USA

TatraHundert mikro-residency, St a nica Contemporary, High Tatras, Slovakia

2015

Selected artist of Unseen Photo Fair and Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Finalist of Leopold Bloom Art Award, Budapest, Hungary

2014

Artist-in-Residence, Stanica Contemporary, Banská Štiavnicá, Slovakia

Artist-in-Residence, Schloss Laudon by KulturKontakt Austria, BMUKK, Vienna, Austria

Finalist at Unseen Dummy Award, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, NL

Shortlisted for Paul Huf Award, Amsterdam, NL

2013

Foam Talent, Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shortlisted at Plat(t)form at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

‘One and a half meter’ nominated for German Photo Book Award

2011

Artist-in-Residence, Stanica Contemporary, Banská Štiavnicá, Slovakia

Shortlisted for Dummy Award at 4th PhotoBook Festival Kassel, Germany

2009

Shortlisted in Sony World Photography Awards

First prize at Renaissance Photography Prize, London, UK

Grand Prix finalist, 8th International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland

2008

Artist-in-Residence, Swedish School of Art, Nykarleby, Finland

2006—2009

Hungarian Gov’s Scholarship for DLA Studies in Photography, MOME, Budapest, Hungary

2005—2006

French Gov’s Scholarship for Masters in New Media, ENSCI/Les Ateliers, Paris, France

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

The Hero Mother – How to build a house, Robert Morat Gallery Berlin, Germany

2018

The Hero Mother – How to build a house, Festival Images, Vevey, Switzerland

The Hero Mother – How to build a house, GlassYard Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Life is Techno, Trafó House of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Ungarn

Stupid, double solo show with Radek Brousil at Fait Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic

2017

Handbook to the Stars, The Lumiere Brothers Center for Contemporary Photography, Moskau

Handbook to the Stars, Josef Suden Studio, Prag, Tschechische Republik

Belonging(s), double solo show with Anna Orlowska, Platan Gallery – Polish Institute, Budapest, Hungary

2016

The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, Riga Photomonth, Riga, Latvia

The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

New Works, Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, Germany

Unsafe to Dance, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany

One and a half meter, Robert Morat Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2015

Painted Plaster Head, Unseen Photo Fair and Festival, Amsterdam, NL

2014

Texts and Signs, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2013

Handbook to the Stars, Foam 3h, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012

Peter Puklus, Trapéz, Budapest, Hungary

2011

Handbook to the Stars, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2010

Budapest Eden, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2008

Intimacy – No Title, SEDF, Bratislava, Slovakia

2007

One and a half meter, City Gallery, Deák Gyüjtemény, Székesfehérvár, Hungary

2006/5

Intimacy – No Title, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2004

Paris – Images of the Erasmus Scholarship, Art9 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2003

Bro – Images of Ceepus Scholarship, Új Színház Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Pigment – Zones of visibility, GlassYard Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2017

Esterhazy Art Award 2017, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Central by East Central, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland

VIEWFINDERS – Hungarian photography from the past half century 1967-2017, Capa Center, Budapest, Hungary

Westkunst - Ostkunst. A Selection from the Collection, Ludwig Museum,Budapest, Hungary

Abstract Hungary - Künstlerhaus - Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz, Austria

Instax - Erika Deák Gallery, Budapest

Tatrahundert - Stredoslovenská galéria / Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica

Belonging(s) - Platan Gallery - Polish Institute in Budapest, Budapest

agens and reagens - rk - Galerie im Ratskeller, Berlin

2016

Recycled Architecture - Trapéz, Budapest, Hungary

Insights – The Wienerberger Contemporary Photography Project, Albertina, Vienna, Austria

2015

Reframe Memory, Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Unseen Dummy Award 2014 shortlists, Belfast Photography Festival, Belfast, Ireland

2014

Shaped Reality, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

The Experiment: What is Hungarian Photographic Art, ICP, New York, USA

Unseen Dummy Award exhibition, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Foam’s Spotlight – 5 Years of Talent, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France

Vienna Photobook Festival, Anzenberger Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Reflected, Works from the Foam Collection, Foam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Darmstadt Days of Photography, Darmstadt, Germany

Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia, Italy

The Flood Wall, Exposure Twelve, Berlin, Germany

Haunting Monumentality III, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

Fatal Jump from a Stool, Trafó Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Say It. HU>, Knoll Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Works by Artists in Residence, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna, Austria

2013

Sculptures, Camera Austria, Graz, Austria

Foam Talents 2013, Rosphoto, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Unseen Photo Fair booth #17, Robert Morat Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

FOAM Talents, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Leopold Bloom Art Award Finalists’ exhibition, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Still – Photography at the Museum, MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary

Books &Foam, FOAM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Grey Zone, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

Trapéz 1, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Festival International de Mode & de Photographie, Hyères, France

2012

World Models, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Jeden Tag, Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

2011

4th Fotobook Festival, Dummy Award, Kassel, Germany

Speaks for Itself, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2010

Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany

Photographie Hongoise Contemporaine, Institut Hongrois de Paris, Paris, France

Private Landscape – Junge Fotografie aus Ungrarn, Kunstverein Düsseldorf,

Private Landscape – Junge Fotografie aus Ungrarn, Stadthausgalerie, Münster,

Relations – Who? Whom? With what? City Gallery, Székesfehérvár, Hungary

Best Before End, Inda Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Lab East, ewz.selection, Zürich, Switzerland

Art Fanatics, Kozma-kArton Collection, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary

2009

Young Hungarian Photography, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia

Renaissance Photography Prize, The Music Room, London, UK

Regardez-moi – I’m back ! Gallery Immanence, Paris, France

Fotofestiwal, 8th International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland

2008

Woman Drawn with Light, G13 Art Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2007

Gallery for Wintertime, Zak Gallery, Berlin, Germany

First Photography Biennal, Dunaújváros, Hungary

MONOGRAPHIES/ARTIST BOOKS

2016 The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, Self Publish Be Happy, London, UK

2015 How many people, self-published

2014 Maquette of a Monument Symbolizing the Liberation, self-published

2012 One and a half meter, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany

Handbook to the Stars, Stokovec, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia