For Rent, 2008
Photographies of empty apartments, offered for renting, that Pedro David - in his search for a new home - visited in 2008. Unoccupied walls that register the light way inside these environments.10 images
Pedro David lives and works in Nova Lima and Belo Horizonte – Brazil Photographer/visual artist, got his bachelors in Social Communication/Journalism at PUC-Minas, in 2001. He attended graduate in Arts and Contemporaneity in the Escola Guignard (UEMG, 2002). He has published the books: Fase Catarse (Catharsis Phase) - Fundação Municipal de Cultura de Belo Horizonte, 2104; Rota Raiz (Route Root) - Tempo D’Imagem, 2013 e O Jardim (The Garden) - Funceb, 2012; and Paisagem Submersa (Underwater Landscape), as coauthor - Cosac Naify, 2008. Held solo exhibitions in Blau Projects Gallery (São Paulo/Brazil – 2016); Roberto Alban Gallery (Salvador/Brazil – 2016); Galeria da Gávea (Rio de Janeiro/Brazil – 2014); Museu Mineiro (Minas Gerais Brazil – 2014); Astarté Gallery (Madrid/Spain – 2014); Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia (Bahia/Brazil – 2012); Fauna Gallery (São Paulo – Brazil – 2012); Lemos de Sá Gallery (Belo Horizonte/Brazil – 2012); Centro Municipal de Fotografía de Montevideo (Uruguay – 2008); Palácio das Artes (Belo Horizonte/Brazil – 2008). From his participations in collective exhibitions, could be highlighted the Houston Fotofest Biennial 2016 - USA; VI Houston Fotofest Discoveries – 2015 – USA; I MASP Foto Bienal, São Paulo, 2013; Photoquai, Musée du Quai Branly – Paris– France, 2013; Esquizofrenia Tropical, Latin America Photography in the Festival PhotoEspaña – Madri/Spain –2012; those held in the Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Ceará (Brazil – 2012); in the Ex Teresa Arte Actual (México D.F. – 2011); in the Museu da Imagem e do Som (São Paulo/Brazil – 2011); the Generation 00, in Sesc Belenzinho (São Paulo/Brazil – 2011); in the Noorderlicht Gallery (Groningen – Netherlands – 2008, and in the 5th Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts of Liége (Belgium – 2006). He received the prizes: Prize of Contemporary Art Situações I e II – Museu Nacional da República - 2012 and 2014; Nexo Foto – Spain – 2014; Conrado Wessel Foundation Art Prize – 2012; XII Funarte Marc Ferrez Photography Prize - 2012; II and III Itamaraty Contemporary Art Prize (2012 and 2013); Pará Art Hall - 2012, Pierre Verger National Prize of Photography - 2011, Photography Prize União Latina – Martín Chambi, France - 2010; and the Porto Seguro Brazilian Prize of Photography - 2005. He has works in the collections: Joaquim Paiva Colection – Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016; Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France, 2014; Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil, 2014; Museu Nacional da República, Brazil, since 2012; Museu Casa de Guimarães Rosa Brazil, since 2012; Museu Mineiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil, since 2011; Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Rio Grande do Sul , Brazil, since 2011 ; Noorderlicht Photography - Netherlands, since 2008; Museu de Arte de Santa Catarina, Brazil, since 2006; Pirelli-Masp collection of Photography, São Paulo, Brazil, since 2005; Museu Histórico Abílio Barreto, Brazil, since 2000.