ABOUT

Born in New York in 1984, Pedro Kuperman resides his whole life in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Pedro is engaged in artistic and educational projects that often concern people's relationship to nature and to the environment that surrounds them. Creator of the Ashaninka Photography Workshop project in cooperation with UNESCO Brazil - a program designed to train people from the Ashaninka Indigenous community, at the Brazilian Amazon, in photography and storytelling of their own culture. Work exhibited in “What's Going On In Brazil" show, at Les Rencontres d’Arles festival, 2019 in Arles, France, and at Cri d'Amour Pour Le Brésil festival, 2018 in Paris, France. Pedro's Maria's Garden project was finalist on Magnum’s 70th Rio Workshops selection, in 2017; winner of the 2017 FotoRio Photography Festival’s prize, at Rio de Janeiro and was exhibited in several festivals in 5 countries. His work was selected to be part of the Joaquim Paiva's collection in February 2019.

TIMELINE

2020 # Work selected for Image Festival Amman 2020 (Amman, Jordan). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2019 # Collective Exhibition at PhotoVisa 2019 International Festival, Russia (Krasnodar Gallery, Krasnodar). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2019 # Work selected for Latin American Fotografía Catalog (New York, USA). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2019 # Second place / Collective exhibit at Paranapiacaba 2019 Photography Festival (Paranapiacaba, São Paulo, Brazil). Project: Maria’s Garden.

2019 # Collective Exhibition at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2019 Festival (What’s Going on in Brazil exhibit, Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation, Arles, France). Project: Ashaninka Photography Workshop.

 

2019 # Collective Exhibition at FestFoto 2019 Photography Festival(Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2019 # Solo Exhibition at Ponto de Fuga Gallery (Curitiba, Brazil). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2019 # Work added to Joaquim Paiva’s collection in (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. February 2019). Project: Maria’s Garden. 

 

2019 # Collective Exhibition at Centro de Fotografía de Montevideo (Montevideo, Uruguay). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2018 # Collective Exhibition at Cri d'Amour Pour Le Brésil festival (Mains D'Oeuvres, Paris, France). Project: Ashaninka Photography Workshop. 

 

2018 # Collective Exhibition at Festival de La Luz 2018, Argentina (Espacio Fotográfico Marcelo Gurruchaga, Buenos Aires). Project Maria’s Garden.

 

2018 # Solo Exhibition at FotoRio 2018 International Photography Festival of Rio de Janeiro (Galeria Oriente, Rio de Janeiro). Project: Maria’s Garden.

 

2017 # Winner of the FotoRio 2017 - International Photography Festival of Rio de Janeiro’s prize. Project: Maria's Garden.

 

2017 # Finalist of the Magnum 70th Rio Workshops selection with Maria's Garden project, Rio de Janeiro.

 

2015 # Started Maria's Garden project (still ongoing).

 

2013 # Studied Documentary Photography, International Center of Photography, New York.

 

2007 # Graduated Graphic Designer - Visual Communication, PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro.