Pauliana Valente Pimentel
1975, Lisbon. As a visual artist she has been producing collective and solo exhibitions since 1999. In 2005 she took part in the photography course of the Gulbenkian Creativity and Artistic Creation Program. She was member of the [Kameraphoto] collective from 2006 until its extinction in 2014. She is a teacher of Author Photography. Her first book, “VOL I” was published in 2009, by Pierre Von Kleist, “Caucase, Souvenirs de Voyage” in 2011 by Gulbenkian Foundation, “Quel Pedra” by Camera Infinita in 2018 and “Narcisismo das Pequenas Diferenças” by Municipal Archive of the Lisbon in 2019. She also produced several films. In 2015 she won the prize for the best photographic work of the year by the Portuguese Author Society and in 2016 she was nominee for the Novo Banco prize. She was represented for 5 years by Galeria 3+1 Arte Contemporânea and 7 years by Galeria das Salgadeiras, in Lisbon. Nowadays she belongs to Cisterna Gallery in Lisbon and collaborates with several galleries in Europe. Part of her work belongs to private and institutional collections.