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Small Worlds By Paulo Monteiro
18Sep2011
Small Worlds
In 1901, Émile Zola, who was an amateur photographer, said: "In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it." Frequently, we discover details in a photograph, that we did not see when we took the picture. And what about photographs showing small worlds, such as wild flowers and berries? Lilliputian worlds that escape our hasty, fleeting vision, but that reveal themselves before the camera. Through the selective use of the camera, the photographer...
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Drying of the ryegrass By Paulo Monteiro
13Sep2010
Drying of the ryegrass
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PROFOUND AZORES By Paulo Monteiro
26Jun2010
PROFOUND AZORES
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The flour battle By Paulo Monteiro
12Jun2010
The flour battle
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URL: http://paulomonteiro.jimdo.com

I was born June 1963, in S. Miguel, Azores, where I currently live and work.

I am a photographer since 1985.

I have developed long term projects about various subjects, such as popular religiosity, profane festivities, architecture, landscape, Nature, or the world of work.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

- Galeria Arco 8, Ponta Delgada, 1989;

- Livraria Solmar, Ponta Delgada, 1992;

- Galeria Arco 8, Ponta Delgada, 1994;

- V Bienal de Fotografia, Vila Franca de Xira, 1997;

- Semana Maior, itinerante na ilha de S. Miguel, Açores, 2003;

- Semana Maior, Museu de São Jorge, Açores, 2004;

- Espírito Santo nas ilhas Terceira, Pico e São Jorge, Museu de São Jorge, Açores, 2005;

- Açores Profundos, Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, 2007.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

- Pontilha, Ribeira Grande, 1989;

- I Bienal de Fotografia, Vila Franca de Xira, 1989;

- I Semana de Arte, Ponta Delgada, 1992;

- IV Bienal de Fotografia, Vila Franca de Xira, 1995;

- Novos Criadores, Ponta Delgada, 1998;

- 20e Internationaal Fotofestival Knokke-Heist, Bélgica, 1998;

- 5ème Biennale d'Arts Graphiques, Saint-Maur des Fossés, França, 1998;

- 21e Internationaal Fotofestival Knokke-Heist, Bélgica, 1999;

- A Window on the Azores, Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1999;

- A Window on the Azores, New Bedford, USA, 2000;

- Marca Madeira 2000, Funchal, 2000;

- VII Bienal de Fotografia, Vila Franca de Xira, 2001;

- Galeria do Fórum Cultural de Alverca, 2001;

- Fotonoviembre, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canárias, Espanha, 2001;

- 7ème Prix International "Charlemagne", Thionville, França (itinerante na França, Bélgica e Luxemburgo), 2002;

- Arte 13, itinerante na ilha de S. Miguel, Açores, 2003;

- Fotonoviembre, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canárias, Espanha, 2003;

- VIII Bienal de Fotografia, Vila Franca de Xira, 2003;

- Fotonoviembre, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canárias, Espanha, 2005;

- La Manera Atlántica/A Maneira Atlântica, itinerante nas Canárias, Madeira e Açores, 2008;

- II Bienal de Fotografia, Sintra, 2009;

- 32e Internationaal Fotofestival Knokke-Heist, Bélgica, 2010;

- "Olhos Sobre o Mar", Navio Museu Santo André, Ílhavo, 2010.

BOOKS

- Açores Profundos/Profound Azores, Edições Caixotim, colecção Artes e Letras, Porto, 2007.

AWARDS

- Prémio da IV Bienal de Fotografia, Vila Franca de Xira, 1995;

- Menção Honrosa, 2.º Concurso Nacional de Fotografia Maria Lamas, Torres Novas, 2007;

- II Concurso Fotográfico da Macaronésia, 2008;

- Bronze Award, Black & White Magazine single Image Contest 2010, CA, USA;

- 1.º Prémio, VII Concurso de Fotografia "Olhos Sobre o Mar", Ílhavo, 2010;

- International Photography Awards 2010, General News Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- International Photography Awards 2010, Lifestyle Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- International Aperture Awards 2010, Bronze Award in Open Category;

- 2010 WPGA Annual Pollux Awards, First Prize, Culture and daily life – single image;

- WPGA Black & White Competition, Second Prize Category Editorial, Photojournalism and Documentary, 2011;

- International Photography Awards 2011, People: Culture Second Place, non-pro;

- International Photography Awards 2011, Fine Art: Collage Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- International Photography Awards 2011, Special: Digitally Enhanced Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- International Photography Awards 2011, Special: Panoramic Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- 7th Annual Black and White Spider Awards, 2012, Nominee in Photojournalism;

- International Photography Awards 2012, Nature: Flowers Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- International Photography Awards 2012, People: Culture Honorable Mention, non-pro;

- International Photography Awards 2012, People: Lifestyle, non-pro.


GRANTS

- Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 1994 e 1996;

- Centro Português de Fotografia, 1999.

PORTFOLIOS

- Magazine Artes, nº 34 , Nov. 2005;

- Réponses Photo, nº 203, Paris, Fev. 2009;

- Visura Spotlight

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