Daniel Antunes Pinheiro


Photograms, gelatine silver prints on baryt papers, 16x20inch


Daniel Antunes Pinheiro (Beira, Mozambique, 1980) has a degree in Fine Arts – Painting and a Master in Multimedia Art – Photography, both from the Faculty of Fine Arts – University of Lisbon. Currently, he is attending the PhD program in Fine Arts in the specialization of Photography at the same institution. He has a Post-graduation in Musical Arts – Studies in Music and Technology by FCSH of the New University of Lisbon. Since 2012 he is an Invited Assistant at FBA-UL lecturing course units of Photography and Sound Art. He is a Collaborator Researcher at the Contemporary Music research group of the Center for the Study of Sociology and Musical Aesthetics – CESEM [I & D] FCSH – UNL and at the Multimedia Art group of the Center for Research and Studies in Fine Arts – CIEBA [I & D] FBA-UL.

His artistic research focuses on experimental photography, particularly cameraless photography, exploring the ontology of the photographic image through the act of dismantling the whole apparatus that surrounds it, in a process of self-examination and self-reflection on the medium itself and contaminate it with limit areas, near drawing and sound.

Since 2005, he has participated in several group exhibitions, which include: Sem Formato, Prova II (2014), at Carris Museum, Lisbon; Sobre a Memória e o Arquivo (2014), at MuMA – Metropolitan Art Museum of Curitiba (Brazil); Imagem entre imagens (2013), at Municipal Archives of Lisbon – Photographic and Em Diferentes Escalas (2008), at Espaço Avenida. He exhibited individually in 2017 at Museu das Artes de Sintra – MU.SA with the exhibition Mapa para um lugar algures and in 2012 at the Lisbon Photographic Archive with the exhibition 00/00/00. He lives and works in Lisbon.