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Péter Puklus (1980)



2006—2009 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 Photography, ESAG, École Penninghen/Académie Julien, Paris, France


2016 Artist-in-Residency at Residency Unlimited in cooperation with ACAX supported by Trust for Mutual Understanding, New York, United States (3 months)

2014 Three months in Schloss Laudon by KulturKontakt Austria, BMUKK, Vienna, Austria

2011 Three months at St a nica Contemporary, Banská Štiavnicá, Slovakia

2008 One month at the Sweedish School of Art, Nykarleby, Finland

Solo shows

2016 The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, Capa Center, Budapest, HU

2016 The Epic Love Story of a Warrior at Raster Gallery, Warsaw, PL

2016 New Works, Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, DE

2015 The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, C/O Berlin, Berlin, DE

Robert Morat Gallery, Berlin, DE (in December)

2014 Texts and Signs, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest, HU

2013 Handbook to the Stars, Foam 3h, Amsterdam, NL

2012 Peter Puklus, Trapéz, Budapest, HU

2011 Handbook to the Stars, Lumen Gallery, Budapest, HU

2010 Budapest Eden, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, SK

2008 Intimacy – No Title, SEDF, Bratislava, SK

Group shows

2016 Zine and Self-Published Photo Book Fair, curated by Anouk Kruithof at Camera Club New York / Baxter Street, New York, United States

2014 Shaped Reality, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, SK

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

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

Vienna Photobook Festival, Anzenberger Gallery, Vienna, AT

Reflected, Works from the Foam Collection, Foam, Amsterdam, NL

Darmstadt Days of Photography, Darmstadt, DE

Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia, IT

The Flood Wall, Exposure Twelve, Berlin, DE

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

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

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

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

2013 Sculptures, Camera Austria, Graz, AT

Viennafair, booth B8, Trapéz Gallery, Vienna, AT

Unseen Photo Fair booth #17, Robert Morat Galerie, Amsterdam, NL

FOAM Talents, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL

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

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

Books &Foam, FOAM, Amsterdam, NL

Grey Zone, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, SK

Trapéz 1, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest, HU

Festival International de Mode & de Photographie, Hyères, FR

2012 World Models, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, HU

Jedentag, Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, DE

2011 4. Fotobook Festival, nomination for Dummy Award, Kassel, DE

Speaks for Itself, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, HU

2010 Jahresgaben, Kustverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, DE

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

Private Landscape – Junge Fotografie aus Ungrarn, Kunstverein, Düsseldorf, DE

Private Landscape – Junge Fotografie aus Ungrarn, Stadthausgaleire, Münster, DE

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

Best Before End, Inda Gallery, Budapest, HU

Lab East, ewz.selection, Zürich, CH

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

2009 Young Hungarian Photography, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, SK

Renaissance Photography Prize, The Music Room, London, UK

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

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

2008 Woman Drawn with Light, G13 Art Gallery, Budapest, HU

2007 Gallery for Wintertime, Zak Gallery, Berlin, DE

First Photography Biennal, Dunaújváros, HU

2006 International Photo Month, Krakow, PL


2015 The Epic Love Story of a Warrior (in preparation)

2014 Maquette of a Monument Symbolizing the Liberation, self-printed, Vienna, Austria

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

Handbook to the Stars, published by Stokovec in cooperation with Lumen Gallery


2013 Foam Magazine #36 Talent Issue, Amsterdam, NL

Flash Art Hungary #09, Budapest, HU

2012 Der Grief Magazine, Augsburg, DE

No Thoughts Zine - Seven

Blood of The Young Zine - Friend Zone

2011 Subjective Atlas of Hungary, Kitchen Budapest, HVG Könyvek, Bdapest, HU

2010 Lab East, 30 photographic positions from Central- and Eastern Europe, blurb

Waterfall magazine, Pocket

Lumen Book III, Photolumen Foundation, Budapest, HU

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

2009 The Room #10, Budapest, HU

Waterfall magazine, What’s Your Function In Life?

Fotofestiwal 2009, 8th International Festival of Photography in Lodz, Lodz, PL

Regardez-moi − I’m back!, Budapest, HU

2008 The Room #08, Budapest, HU

2007 Lumen Book II, Lumen Foundation, Budapest, HU

Events and lectures

2014 Projektil (lecture and workshop), Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany

2013 Photo Performance, organized by Self Publish Be Happy and C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Foam Talent Interview, Unseen Photo Festival, MC Theater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Speakers Corner, Unseen Photo Festival, MC Theater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Artist talk, Leopold Bloom Art Award, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Artist talk, BlankPaper Escuela de Fotografía, Madrid, Spain

Pecha Kucha vol. 22 Bratislava, Slovakia

Selected artist for Plat(t)form 2013, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

2012 Selected artist for Curators’ Network, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2011 Pecha Kucha vol. 16 Stanica Žilina-Záriečie, Slovakia

2009 Pecha Kucha vol. 14 Trafo, Budapest, Hungary

Temps d’Images, Noisiel, France