Profile

Peter Puklus

Photographer

Peter Puklus was born in 1980.

selected exhibitions:

2012

Jedentag, Robert Morat Gallery, Hamburg, Germany (group)

2011
Handbook to the Stars, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (solo)
Fotobook Festival, nomination for Dummy Award, Kassel, Germany (group)
Speaks for Itself, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (group)

2010

Jahresgaben, Kustverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (group)
Photographie Hongoise Contemporaine, Institut Hongrois de Paris, Paris, France (group)
Private Landscape - Junge Fotografie aus Ungarn, Kunstverein, Düsseldorf, Germany (group)
Private Landscape - Junge Fotografie aus Ungarn, Stadthausgaleire, Münster, Germany (group)
Relations - Who? Whom? With what? City Gallery - Deák Collection, Székesfehérvár, Hungary (group)
Best Before End, Inda Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (group)
Lab East, ewz.selection, Zürich, Switzerland (group)
Budapest Eden, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia (solo)
Art Fanatics, Contemporary Art Collections, Kozma-kArton Collection, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary (group)

2009

Young Hungarian Photography, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia (group)
Renaissance Photography Prize, The Music Room, London, UK (group)
Regardez-moi - I'm back ! Gallery Immanence, Paris, France (group)
Fotofestiwal, 8th International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland (group)

2008

Intimacy - No Title, SEDF, Bratislava, Slovakia (solo)
Woman Drawn with Light, G13 Art Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (group) catalogue

2007

Gallery for Wintertime, Zak Gallery, Berlin, Germany (group)
First Photography Biennal, Dunaújváros, Hungary (group)

2006

International Photo Month, Krakow, Poland (group)

publications
monographs
2012

One and a half meter, published by Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany ISBN: 978-3-86828-279-5
Handbook to the Stars, published by Stokovec in cooperation with Lumen Gallery, ISBN: 978-80-89587-00-1


2011


Dummy for 'Intimacy - No Title', 3 copies
other publications


2012

No Thoughts Zine - Seven
Blood of The Young Zine - Friend Zone


2011

Subjective Atlas of Hungary Budapest, Kitchen Budapest, HVG Könyvek, ISBN 978-963-304-058-4

2010

Lab East, 30 photographic positions from Central- and Eastern Europe, blurb
Waterfall magazine, Pocket
Lumen Book III, Photolumen Foundation, Budapest
Relations - Who? Whom? With what? City Gallery - Deák Collection, Székesfehérvár, Hungary ISBN 978-963-06-9659-3


2009

The Room #10, Budapest HU ISSN 9 771787 312006
Waterfall magazine, What’s Your Function In Life? ISBN 978-986-85479-0-2
Fotofestiwal 2009, 8th International Festival of Photography in Lodz ISBN 978-83-60794-62-3
Regardez-moi − I'm back!, Budapest ISBN 978-2-9533983-0-4

2008

The Room #08, Budapest HU ISSN 1787-3126

2007

Lumen Book 2, Lumen Foundation, Budapest ISBN 978-963-06-2068-0

2006

Present Continous II, Platán Gallery, Budapest ISBN 963 86589 5 9
The Room #03, Budapest HU ISSN 1787-3126 06001

awards and honors
2011

International Visegrad Fund, Artist-in-Residency Programme, St a nica Contemporary, Banská Štiavnicá, Slovakia
2009

The 2009 Sony World Photography Awards - Pro. Conceptual and Constructed category, shortlisted
Renaissance Photography Prize 2009, London, Category winner - First prize
Grand Prix, Fotofestiwal, 8th International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland, finalist

2007

First Photography Biennal, Dunaújváros, first prize

2005

Epson Photo Art Award, Art Cologne, best selected work
European Central Bank, Annual Photography Award, second prize
Final degree-award of the Hungarian Artists Association, best artist

studies
2006—2009 DLA Studies in photography at the Doctoral School of MOME, Budapest, Hungary
2005—2006 Masters in New Media, ENSCI/Les Ateliers, Paris, France
2005 Graduated in photography at MOME, Budapest, Hungary
2000—2005 MFA in photography at MOME, Budapest, Hungary
2004 Visual Communication Dept., ESAG, École Penninghen/Académie Julien, Paris, France


curating

since 2010 Member of the curatorial board at Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2008 Students' submission for the Epson Art Photography Award (They won the Best class award of the year 2008.)


events and lectures
2011

Pecha Kucha vol. 16 Stanica Žilina-Záriečie, Slovakia

2009

Pecha Kucha vol. 14 Trafo, Budapest, Hungary
Temps d'Images, Noisiel, France


educating and lecturing

from 2007 Lecturer at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest - Department of Photography


online publications + contributions
// Conscientious // The Independent Photobook // One Year of Books // tinycives // Mull It Over // clinic. // The Photography Post // I ♥ PHOTOGRAPHY // Triangle Triangle // Itchy Eyee // Holy Ghost Zine // Fraction Magazine One Picture Look // Scene Ungarn // No Culture Icons // L O Z Blog // Mossless Magazine Blog // 1000wordsmag // sittcom // Carpaccio Magazine // The Photographic Dictionary // Triangletriangle // Photeur //

recent articles

2012
Robert Morat: Peter Puklus: One And A Half Meter (in German) on Album, Magazin für Fotografie 15 August 2012
Dominique Silvestri: Peter Puklus, One and a half meter (in German) on Die Brüder Goncourt 10 July 2012
Zita Csiszár: Kép a képben, tér a térben, tükör a tükörben (in Hungarian) on Magyar Hírlap Online 6 July 2012
Bruno Ceschel: Book du Jour: Handbook to the Stars by Peter Puklus on Self Publish Be Happy 3 July 2012
Jörg Colberg: Review: One and a Half Meter by Peter Puklus on Conscientious 28 June 2012
Larissa Leclair: Handbook to the Stars on indie Photobook Library 12 June 2012
Recently Recieved: Handbook to the Stars by Peter Puklus on Little Brown Miscellanea 31 May 2012
Jörg Colberg: Review: Handbook to the Stars by Peter Puklus on Conscientious 11 May 2012
Jordan Tate: Peter Puklus on i like this art 07 May 2012
Jörg Colberg: Presenting Handbook to the Stars by Peter Puklus on YouTube 07 May 2012
Hester Keijser & Jörg Colberg: Peter Puklus - Handbook to the Stars on The Independent Photobook 03 May 2012
Laurence Vecten: Peter Puklus, Handbook to the Stars on One Year of Books 19 April 2012
Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin: Things Fall Over in The Room #15 Spring/Summer 2012 p.28, ISSN: 1787-3126 12001
Csizmadia Alexa: Puklus Péter szerint a világ... (in Hungarian) in Fotóművészet 2012/1 p.18, ISSN: 9770532301005 12001


scholarships

2006—2009 The Hungarian Government’s scholarship in doctoral studies at MOME, Budapest, Hungary
2006—2006 The French Government’s postgradual academic scholarship at ENSCI / Les Atelier, Paris, France
2004 Erasmus-scholarship at ESAG, École Penninghen/Académie Julien, Paris, France
2003 CEEPUS-scholarship University of Technology, Faculty of Fine Arts, Brno, Czech Republic


residencies

2011 3 month at St a nica Contemporary, Banská Štiavnicá, Slovakia
2008 1 month at the Sweedish School of Art, Nykarleby, Finland


commissioned works / clients prezi.com, Kitchen Budapest, The Room Magazine, BMW Magazine, S.B.G. & K. Patent and Law Offices, MOME, Hungarian Telekom

publications Artist Website Artist-Feature

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