Peter Puklus

Peter Puklus (Peter Puklus)

"Storytelling in photobook form. Mixing different genres and make them to relate each other."

Peter Puklus is a fine art / editorial photographer living and working in Budapest, Hungary. He is about to finish his DLA (Doctor of Liberal Arts) studies in photography at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest. He recently published two photo-books: 'One and a half meter' at Kehrer Verlag, Germany and 'Handbook to the Stars' at Stokovec, Slovakia. He participated different group and solo shows through Europe.
Who Peter Puklus Born Romania, 1980
What Artist Artisticname Peter Puklus
Activity Gathering Hungary Web
Tel 0036303120345 Email


One and a half meter

Photography abstract, artists book, gender, figurative, face , conceptual, landscape, large format, nude, still live

Handbook to the Stars

Photography abstract, artists book, city, conceptual, found object, landscape, large format, still live

Exhibitions (selection)

  • Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia (2013, group)
  • Festival International de Mode & de Photographie, Hyères, France (2013, group)
  • Unseen Photo Fair, Robert Morat Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2013, group)
  • FOAM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2013, solo)
  • Peter Puklus, Trapéz, Budapest, Hungary (2012, solo)
  • World Models, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (2012, group)
  • Jedentag, Robert Morat Gallery, Hamburg, Germany (2012, group)
  • Handbook to the Stars, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (2011, solo)
  • 4. Fotobook Festival, nomination for Dummy Award, Kassel, Germany (2011, group)
  • Speaks for Itself, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (2011, group)
  • Jahresgaben, Kustverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (2010, group)
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Awards and Scholarships (selection)

  • Plat(t)form 2013, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2013, participating artist)
  • Curators’ Network, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary (2012, participating artist)
  • International Visegrad Fund, Artist-in-Residency Programme, St a nica Contemporary, Banská Štiavnicá, Slovakia (2011, residency)
  • The 2009 Sony World Photography Awards - Pro. Conceptual and Constructed category (2009, shortlisted)
  • Renaissance Photography Prize 2009, London, Category winner (2009, first prize)
  • Grand Prix, Fotofestiwal, 8th International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland (2009, finalist)
  • Sweedish School of Art, Nykarleby, Finland (2008, residency)
  • First Photography Biennal, Dunaújváros (2007, first prize)
  • The Hungarian Government’s scholarship in doctoral studies at MOME, Budapest, Hungary (2006-2009)
  • The French Government’s postgradual academic scholarship at ENSCI / Les Atelier, Paris, France (2005-2006)
  • Epson Photo Art Award, Art Cologne (2005, best selected work)
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