PEDRO LOBO
www.lobofoto.com
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1954.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Borba, Portugal.

1978 – studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, with Elaine O’Neil and Bill Burke.

1978/85 – photographer/researcher under the guidance of Prof. Aloisio Magalhães at the National Center for Cultural Reference (CNRC) and at the Monuments and Sites National Institute (IPHAN) - photographed the historical sites of Ouro Preto, Olinda, Salvador and São Miguel das Missões for their inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

1985/86 – received a Fullbright Scholarship to attend the International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, USA; photography studies with Robert Blake, Fred Ritchin and others.


Solo Exhibitions

1980 – School of Visual Arts / Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1982 – “Parati’s Holy Spirit Festival”, Sacred Art Museum / Santa Rita Church, Parati and Folklore Museum/FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1992 - “TERRATEMPO / EARTH TIME”, Photography Gallery IBAC/FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1994 - “TERRATEMPO / EARTH TIME”, Museu da Inconfidência, Ouro Preto, MG, and Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
1994 - “CEREBRAIS”, digitalized photographs made in collaboration with Roberto de Vicq and Studio Portinari, Bookmakers Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1995 - “CEREBRAIS”, digitalized photographs made in collaboration with Roberto de Vicq and Studio Portinari, Grupo Corpo Gallery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
1995 - “O ALCANCE DAS MEDIDAS / DEPTH, BREADTH and HEIGHT”, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil – CCBB, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1999 – “TERRATEMPO / EARTH TIME”, 10th Winter Festival, Universidade Federal de São João Del Rey, São João Del Rey, Brazil.
2005 – “Imprisoned Spaces”, photographs of prisoner’s cells at the Carandiru Penitentiary, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, USA.
2005 – “ESPAÇOS DE RESISTência / Spaces of Resistance” photographs of favela’s houses and prisoner’s cells at the Carandiru Penitentiary, FNAC galleries– Brasília, Brasília, São Paulo, Campinas, Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil.
2006 - “ESPACIOS ENCARCELADOS / Imprisoned Spaces” photographs of prisoner’s cells at the Carandiru Penitentiary, Centro Colombo Americano, Medellin, Colombia
2006 - “ESPAÇOS DE SOBrevivência / Spaces of survival”, photographs of Jacarezinho, Morro da Providência, Rio das Pedras, Bairro da Glória and Rocinha “favelas”, Forum Cultural Mundial, Casa da Ação da Cidadania, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2009 - “FAVELAS: ARCHITECTURE OF SURVIVAL” - Museu Municipal de Estremoz Prof Joaquim Vermelho, Museu Regional de Beja, Intistuto Politécncio de Portalegre and Galeria 3+1 Lisboa, Portugal.
2010 - “Architecture of Survival” – curated by Mark Long (College of Charleston) and Mark Sloan (Halsey Institute of Contemporary Arts), City Gallery at Waterfront, Charleston, SC, USA.
2011 - “IN NOMINE FIDEI” – curated by Dieter Jaenicke, Hellerau European Center for the Arts, Dresden, Germany.



Selected Group Shows

1980 – “Cândido José/Pedro Lobo”, Cândido Mendes Cultural Center Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1985 – “Brazil x 7” with Américo Vermelho, Antonio Augusto Fontes, Cafi, Guilherme Fracornel, Pedro Vasquez and Zeca Guimarães, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, RJ and Galeria Fotóptica São Paulo, Brazil
1995 – “Brazil: 4 Visions”, Robarts Library curated by Angela Magalhães e Ricardo Sternberg, with Ruth Lifschits, Zeka Araujo and Eustáquio Neves, - Brazil Seminar of the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
1998 – “Self Portraits” with Klaus Mitteldorf, Cássio Vasconcelos, Bob Wolfeson, Márcia Ramalho and others, Li Photo Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
2002 – “Morro/Labirinto – Culture of the Favela” organized by Klaus Veter/Goethe Institut-Rio, with Michael Wesely, Janaína Tschäpe, Thomas Florschuetz and others, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, and at the Brasilianisches Kulturinstitut in Deutschland (ICBRA), curated by Alphons Hug, Berlin, Germany
2002 - “Memories” curated by Rosely Nakagawa, with Louise Weiss and Arnaldo Pappalardo, Casa Fuji de Fotografia, São Paulo, Brazil
2002 – “Favelas: survival strategies”, organized by Dieter Jaenicke with Severino Silva, Århus Festival, Århus, Denmark
2003 - “Favelas: survival strategies”, with Severino Silva, FotoRio 2003, Rio das Pedras Community Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2004 – outdoor exhibition “São Paulo 450 years” with Luís Crispino, organized by advertising agency Age, funded by Morumbi Shopping Center with catalog distributed by Veja/SP magazine, São Paulo, Brazil
2004 - “Via BR 040 – Serra Cerrado”, curated by Sonia Salcedo del Castillo and Neno del Castillo, with Miguel do Rio Branco, Ralph Geher, Elder Rocha, Nelson Ricardo, Thiago Rocha Pitta, Mendes Farias, Marilia Saenger, Clarissa Borges, Matheus Perpétuo, Martha Penner, Lívia Carvalho and Milton Marques, Plataforma Contemporânea Gallery - Museu Imperial, Petrópolis, RJ, Brazil.
2005 - “Favelas: survival strategies”, with Severino Silva, Rectory’s Gallery, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil.
2007 – “RETalhar”, organized by Tetê Leal, with Ernesto Neto, Luiz Zerbini, Murillo Meirelles, Renato Bezerra de Mello, Tord Boontje and others, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2008 – “Favelas: Architecture of Survival” - 1st prize at TOPS IN International Photo Festival, Shenyang, China
2010 - “UM CERTO BRASIL”, curated Ângela Magalhães and Nadja Peregrino, with Iatã Canabrava, Guy Veloso, Tiago Santana and others, Pingyao Internacional photography Festival, Shanxi, China
2011 – “EXTREMES”, curated by Rosely Nakagawa and Guy Veloso, Europalia, Musée de Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
2013 – “GRUPO DE ÉVORA”, curated by Alexandre Pomar, with José Manuel Rodrigues, João Cutileiro and António Carrapato, Pequena Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal.
2014 – “SHADOW OF A DOUBT”, curated by José Manuel Rodrigues, with Paul Graham, Nigel Shafran, Rachel Whiteread, Trevor Appleson and others, Chiado8 – Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal


Grants and Acquisitions

1985/86 – awarded CAPES/FULBRIGHT Specialization Scholarship, for studies at the International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY, USA.
1993 –awarded the 5th MARC Ferrez Photography Prize, IBAC/FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1995 – thirty one prints from the exhibition “O ALCANCE DAS MEDIDAS / DEPTH, BREADTH and HEIGHT” acquired by Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2001 – three prints from the “Hidden Memories - Budapest” series (1998) acquired by the photographic collection Pirelli/MASP nº 10, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2002 – Awarded the 2002 Vitae Foundation Photography Scholarship for the project “Popular Architecture in Rio de Janeiro”, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2005 – two prints from the exhibition “Imprisoned Spaces” acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Portland, USA.
2008 – “Favelas: Architecture of Survival” - 1st prize at TOPS IN International Photo Festival, Shenyang, China






Publications

1979 - “Photo Camera”, magazine, nº5, Editora Três, São Paulo, Brazil
1980 - “Interior”, magazine, Ministry of the Interior, Brasília, Brazil
1983 - “Revista do Patrimônio”, National Heritage Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1984 - “Brazilian Art”, book - João Moreira Salles Foundation, São Paulo, Brazil
1985 - “Museu da Inconfidência”, catalog, próMemória/Funarte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1997 - “Imagazine”, magazine, nº 5, Ima Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
1999 - “O Pão de Açúcar de Cada Dia”, book, YPF/Oficina da Festa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1999 - “Lobão, A Vida é Doce”, cd+magazine, Editora Midi, São Paulo, Brazil
2001 - “Pirelli/MASP Photography Collection”, catalog, Pirelli/MASP, São Paulo, Brazil
2003 - “Aqui Dentro - Carandiru”, book, Imprensa Oficial, São Paulo, Brazil
2004 - “São Paulo 450 anos”, book, Morumbi Shopping/Age, São Paulo, Brazil
2004 - “RIO/SAO”, book, Formarte Editora, São Paulo, Brazil
2004 - “Sala Manoel da Costa Athayde 1985/2000”, catalog. Museu da Inconfidência, Ouro Preto, Brazil
2006 - Blue Sky 05/06 catalog, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, USA
2006 - “Che Guevara - Revolutionary Icon”, catalog, Victoria & Albert Publ., London, UK
2006 - “Arte de Cuba”, catalog, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil


Collections
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pirelli/Masp, São Paulo, Brazil
Portland Art Museum, Portland, oR, U.S.A.
LOBO & IBEAS Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
RICHARD’S Companhia de Marcas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bel Lobo e Bob Neri, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
JAY BRANSON, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
SJorge Nóbrega, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Patrícia Telles, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
David Beaty, Miami FL, U.S.A.
Joaquim Simões Barbosa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Joaquim PAIVA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
CAROLINE BOTTO, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
John Blount, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Denis Wright, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Regina Pinho de Almeida, São Paulo, Brazil
SERGIO PALLAZZO, Paris, France
HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS, Patron’s Print Collection, Charleston, USA
ALEXANDRE POMAR, Lisbon, Portugal.
JORGE CALADO, Lisbon, Portugal.





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