Daniel Blaufuks has been working on the relationship between photography and literature, in since My Tangier, with the writer Paul Bowles. More recently, Collected Short Stories presented several photographic diptychs in a kind of prose of snapshots, a discourse based on visual fragments which suggest private stories on their way to becoming public. As a matter of fact, the relationship between public and private has been one of the constant concerns in his work. Blaufuks mostly uses photography and video presenting his work in books, installations and films. His documentary Sob Cus Estranhos (Under Strange Skies) was presented at the Lincoln Centre in New York. Some of his recent exhibitions were hosted at the Centro de Arte Moderna, Fundao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, LisboaPhoto, Centro Cultural de Belm, Lisbon, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, and Photoespaa, Madrid, where his book Under Strange Skies received the award for best photography book in the international category in 2007. This same year Blaufuks received the BES Photo award.

Studies
AR.CO, Lisboa, 1989
Royal College of Art, London, 1993
Watermill Center, New York, 1994
International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, 2001, 2002
Location One, New York, 2003

Teaching Experience
ARCO, ETIC, EPI, Maumaus (co-founder), Lisboa, SESC, Rio de Janeiro

Awards
Best proposal, LOOP, Barcelona, 2008
Shortlisted for the Pilar Citoller Award, 2007
Selected for the Deutsche Boerse Award, 2007
Best Photography Book of the Year in the International Category, Photoespana, 2007
BES Photo Award, 2007
Nominated for the Albert Renger-Patzsch Award, 2006
Best Director, Caminhos do Cinema Portugues, Coimbra, 2002
Best Director, Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival, 2001
Kodak National Award, 1990

Solo Exhibitions
Album, Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimares, 2008
O Arquivo, Agencia Vera Cortes, Lisboa, 2008
Terezin, Galeria Manoel Macedo, Belo Horizonte, 2007
Blaufuks, Galeria La Caja Negra, Madrid, 2007
Cinema Motel, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York City, 2006
No Proximo Sabado, Galeria Carlos Carvalho Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon, 2006
Motel, Agencia de Arte Vera Cortes, Lisbon, 2005
A Perfect Day, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon, 2005
Tomorrow is a Long Place, Lurixs Arte Contempornea, Rio de Janeiro, 2004
Sobre o Infinito, Centro Cultural Emmerico Nunes, Sines, 2004
Combo, Centro Cultural de Lagos, 2004
Tomorrow is a Long Place and a Perfect Day, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York City, 2004
Collected Short Stories, Centro de Arte Moderna, Fund. Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 2003
Exile, Image Galery, Aarhus, 2001
Lisbon, Pessoa, Exlio, Saramago, Galeria Lus Serpa, Lisbon, 2001
Fotografias Recentes, Galeria Maria Martin, Madrid, 2000
andorra, Galeria Andr Viana, Porto, 2000
Uma viagem a So Petersburgo, Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, 1998
Flores para Walt e otras historias, Galeria Maria Martin, Madrid, 1998
The White Sands Project/ion Room, Project Room, ARCO, Madrid, 1998
O Livro do Desassossego, Galeria Luis Serpa, Lisbon, 1997
Tasso, Mois de la Photo, Paris, 1996
Ein Tag in Mostar, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Goethe-Institut, Madrid, 1996
London Diaries, Primavera Foto, Barcelona, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa, The Akehurst Gallery, London, 1994
A Terra azul como uma laranja, Galeria Cmicos, Lisbon, 1992, Fund. Athos Bulco, Brasila, 1995
Cinema Paraso, Cinema Eden, Lisbon, 1991
My Tangier, Ministrio das Finanas, Lisbon, 1991
Para mais tarde recordar, Galeria Ether, Lisbon, 1990

Group Exhibitions (selection)
50 Anos de Arte Portuguesa, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 2007
BES Photo, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, 2007
Del Zero al 2005, Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander, 2005
Erich Kahn, Museu de Arte Moderna Coleco Berardo, Sintra, 2005
Portugal: algumas figuras, Laboratrio de Arte Alameda, Cidade do Mxico, 2005
[RE]Visitaes a partir de Pontormo, Galeria Lus Serpa, Lisbon, 2005
Uma Extenso do Olhar, Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra, 2005
Horizont(e), Galeria Lus Serpa Projectos, Lisbon, 2004
20 + 1, Centro Galego de Arte Contempornea, Santiago de Compostela, 2004
We Are The World, Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, 2004
PhotoEspaa, Atocha, Madrid, 2004
RE-Location Shake, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, 2004
Flesh for Fantasy, Cantieri Culturali ex-Macelli, Prato, 2003
Rencontres Photographiques en Sud Gironde, 2003
Pallazzo delle Libert, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, 2003
Arquivo e Simulao - Archive and Simulation, LisboaPhoto, Centro Cultural de Belm, Lisbon, 2003
Artists in Residence 2002-2003, Location One, New York, 2003
Vandskel - Watershed. KunstCentret, Silkeborg Bad, 2002
Open Studios, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, 2002
think of your ears as eyes, Project Room, Rotterdam Art Fair, 2001
Rotterdam-Porto, Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, 2001
FIAC, Galeria Maria Martin, Paris, 2000
Quinze en Europe, Thatre de la Photographie et de l'Image, Nice, 2000
London Art Biennale, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, 2000
O Autoretrato na Coleco, Fundao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, 1999
Linha de Sombra, Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon, 1999
Biennale Internazionale di Fotografia, Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino, 1997
En la piel de Toro, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1997
Carnets de Route, Galerie Contretype, Brussels, 1997
European Photography Award, Kulturzentum Englische Kirche, Bad Homburg, 1996
Mo(nu)mentos, ARCO, Madrid, Galeria Luis Serpa, Lisboa, 1996
Imagens para os Anos 90, Fundao de Serralves, Porto, Culturgest, Lisbon, 1993
Lusitania, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, 1992
Portrait, Galeria Artforum, Praha, 1991
Fotografia Portuguesa, A Imagem das Palavras, Europlia, Bruxelas, 1991
Museu de Zoologia, with Jorge Molder, Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra 1989
European Kodak Award, Arles, 1989
Nvel de Olho, Fotografia Portuguesa dos Anos 80, Ether / S.E.C., Lisbon, Porto, Macau, 1989

Video
A Perfect Day at Wannsee, video, 21', 2008
The Daily Practice (Rio), video, 27.30', 2007-2008
Now Remember, video, 105', 2005-2008
Theresienstadt, video, 90' loop, 2007
Cinema Motel, video, 10' loop, 2006
Um pouco mais pequeno do que o Indiana / Slightly Smaller Than Indiana, doc., 78', video, 2006
Traum, video, 13' loop, 2006
Motel, video, 4' loop, 2005
A Perfect Day, video, 40' loop, 2002-2005
Mein Kampf, video, 10' loop, 2005
Endless End, video, 10' loop, 2004
Combo, music-videos, 26', 2000-2004
Reversed Landscapes, video, doc., 37', 2002
Under Strange Skies, digital, doc., 57, 2002
black > white, 35 mm, fiction, 21, 2000
Life is not a Picnic, video, art, 44', 1998

Special Projects (selection)
A Senhora de Sade, set, Garagem do Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, 2008
Maria de Medeiros + Daniel Blaufuks, Festival Temps d'Images, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, 2007
A Perfect Day (Coimbra) / Objectos para ver fotografias, public art, Coimbra, 2003
Reversed Landscapes, XXI World Congress of Architecture, UIA, Berlim 2002
Esperana e Vida, public art, Sinagoga Shaar Tikva, Lisbon, 2002
Flower shop, Porto, 2001
Romeu e Julieta, images for set design, CCB, Lisbon, 2001
No Fly Zone, set design, Teatro Nac. S, Joo, Porto, 2000
Intacto, set design, Teatro Nac. S. Carlos, Lisboa, 1999
Vooum, set design, Teatro Rivoli, Porto, 1999
Paisagem Suspensa / Suspended Landscape, public art project, Lisboa, 1999
Bica do Sapato, images for restaurant decoration, Lisbon, 1999
Nine dancers facing a mirror, set design, CCB, Lisbon, 1999
Lux, bar video projections, 1999-2000
Repsol, open-air project for gas station, unfinished, work NOT in progress due to Repsol
Amlia, set design, Teatro Cames, Lisbon, 1998
Companhia Nacional de Bailado, dance company promotion photos, Lisbon, 1998
Madredeus "O Paraso", art direction + photos for cd and promotion, 1997, 2001
Buchmesse, poster image, Frankfurt, 1997
Cloud 9, Modalisboa, Lisboa, 1996, private apartment, Lisbon, 1997
Torquato Tasso, images for set design, Zimmertheater, Tbingen, 1996
The Whale, project with Robert Wilson, unbuilt, 1994
Stand Instituto Cames, Expolangues, Paris, 1993, Feira do Livro, Rio de Janeiro, 1995
Stand Portugal, Buchmesse, Frankfurt 1993, 1994
Retrato de Famlia, film by Luis Galvo Teles, 1993
Hotel Lezria Parque, Vila Franca de Xira, 1992

Public Collections (selection)
Byrd Hoffman Foundation, New York
Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Centro Cultural de Belm, Lisbon
Centro Galego de Arte Contempornea, Santiago de Compostela
Centro Portugus de Fotografia, Porto
Centro de Artes Visuais, Coimbra
Coleco BES, Lisboa
Fundao PLMJ, Lisbon
MEIAC, Badajoz
Museu de Arte Contempornea, Funchal
Coleco Berardo, Lisbon
O Museu Temporrio, Lisbon
Museu da Cidade, Lisbon
Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena
Sagamore Art Collection, Miami
The Progressive Collection, Ohio

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