Born in 1980 in Cluj [RO]
Lives and works in Budapest.

2006 – 2009 Doctoral School, MOME, Budapest
2005 – 2006 Masters in New Media, ENSCI/Les Ateliers, Paris
2005 Graduated in photography at MOME, Budapest
2004 Erasmus Grant, Photography, ESAG, École Penninghen/Académie Julien, Paris
2000 – 2005 MFA in photography at MOME, Budapest

Residencies & Awards
Grand Prix Images Vevey, Vevey [CH]

Artist-in-Residence at Residency Unlimited in cooperation with ACAX supported by Trust for Mutual Understanding, New York

Artist-in-Residence at Schloss Laudon by KulturKontakt Austria, BMUKK, Vienna [A]

Artist-in-Residence at St a nica Contemporary, Banská Stiavnicá [SK]

Artist-in-Residence at Sweedish School of Art, Nykarleby, [FIN]


Public and Corporate Collections
Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest



Selected Solo Exhibitions

The Hero Mother – How to build a house, Festival Images, Vevey, Switzerland
Life is Techno, Trafó Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Stupid, double solo show with Radek Brousil at Fait Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic

Handbook to the Stars, The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow [RUS]
The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, New Positions – Art Cologne, Cologne, [D]
Handbook to the Stars, Josef Sudek Studio, Prague [D]
Belonging(s) with Anna Orlowska, Platán Gallery – Polish Institute, Budapest

The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, Capa Center, Budapest
The Epic Love Story of a Warrior, Raster Gallery, Warsaw [PL]
New Works, Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf [D]
Unsafe to Dance, C/O Berlin, Berlin [D]
One and a Half Meter, Robert Morat Gallery, Berlin [D]

Painted Plaster Head, Unseen Photo Fair and Festival, Amsterdam [NL]

Texts and Signs, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest

Handbook to the Stars, Foam, Amsterdam [NL]

Peter Puklus, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest

Handbook to the Stars, Lumen Gallery, Budapest

Budapest Eden, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava [SK]

Intimacy – No Title, SEDF, Bratislava [SK]


Selected Group Exhibitions

The Zone, Inda Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Pigment – Zones of visibility, Glassyard Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Untitled Art Fair, Conrads Gallery, Miami [USA]
Paris Photo, Robert Morat Gallery, Paris [F]
If Art Can Start A New Again, Lishui International Photographic Festival, Lishui [PRC]
Well Known Photographers from Central Europe, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok [PL]
From book to book, TIC Gallery, Brno [CZ]
Oslo Photobook Festival, Fotografer, Oslo [N]
Abstract Hungary, Künstlerhaus, Graz [A]
Books to play with, Book Art Museum, Fotofestiwal Lodz [PL]
Facts and Clarifications, Riga Photomonth, Riga [LV]
Instax, Deák Erika Gallery, Budapest
Agens und Reagens, Ratskeller, Berlin [D]
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist:
    Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona [S]
   College of Art and Design, Lesley University, Cambridge [USA]
   Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle [CH]
   The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow [RUS]
   Palm Springs Photo Festival, Palm Springs [USA]
   Düsseldorf Photo Week-end, Düsseldorf [D]
Photo London, Robert Morat Gallery, London [GB]

Insights – The Wienerberger Contemporary Photography Project, Albertina, Vienna [A]
Recycled Architecture, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist, IvoryPress, Madrid, [E]
Viennacontemporary, Raster Gallery, Warsaw and Trapéz Gallery, Budapest, Vienna [A]
Paris Photo, Robert Morat Gallery, Paris [F]
Zine & Self-Published Photo Book Fair at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York [USA]
Amsterdam Art Fair, Conrads Gallery, Amsterdam [NL]

Cubism Prolonged, Art Plus Text, Budapest
Unseen Photo Fair, Robert Morat Galerie, Amsterdam [NL]
Reframe Memory, Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens [GR]
Unseen Dummy Award 2014 shortlists, Belfast Photography Festival, Belfast [IRL]
Art Rotterdam, Trapéz Gallery, Rotterdam [NL]

Shaped Reality, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava [SK]
The Experiment: What is Hungarian Photographic Art, ICP, New York [USA]
Unseen Dummy Award exhibition, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam [NL]
Foam’s Spotlight – 5 Years of Talent, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles [F]
Vienna Photobook Festival, Anzenberger Gallery, Vienna [A]
Reflected, Works from the Foam Collection, Foam, Amsterdam [NL]
Darmstadt Days of Photography, Darmstadt [D]
Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia [I]
The Flood Wall, Exposure Twelve, Berlin [D]
Haunting Monumentality III, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb [HR]
Fatal Jump from a Stool, Trafó Gallery, Budapest
Say It. HU>, Knoll Gallery, Vienna [A]
Works by Artists in Residence, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna [A]

Sculptures, Camera Austria, Graz [A]
Viennafair, Trapéz Gallery, Vienna [A]
Foam Talents 2013, Rosphoto, Saint Petersburg [RUS]
Unseen Photo Fair, Robert Morat Galerie, Amsterdam [NL]
FOAM Talents, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam [NL]
Leopold Bloom Art Award Finalists’ exhibition Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Still – Photography at the Museum, MODEM, Debrecen [H]
Books &Foam, FOAM, Amsterdam [NL]
Grey Zone, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava [SK]
Trapéz 1, Trapéz Gallery, Budapest
Festival International de Mode & de Photographie, Hyères [F]

World Models, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
Jedentag, Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg [D]

4th Fotobook Festival, Dummy Award, Kassel [D]
Speaks for Itself, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest

Jahresgaben, Kustverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf,  [D]
Photographie Hongoise Contemporaine, Institut Hongrois de Paris, Paris [F]
Private Landscape – Junge Fotografie aus Ungrarn, Kunstverein, Düsseldorf [D]
Private Landscape – Junge Fotografie aus Ungrarn, Stadthausgaleire, Münster [D]
Relations – Who? Whom? With what? City Gallery, Székesfehérvár [H]
Best Before End, Inda Gallery, Budapest
Lab East, ewz.selection, Zürich [CH]
Art Fanatics, Kozma-kArton Collection, Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle, Budapest

Young Hungarian Photography, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava [SK]
Renaissance Photography Prize, The Music Room, London [GB]
Regardez-moi – I’m back ! Gallery Immanence, Paris [F]
Fotofestiwal, 8th International Festival of Photography, Lodz [PL]

Woman Drawn with Light, G13 Art Gallery, Budapest

Gallery for Wintertime, Zak Gallery, Berlin [D]
First Photography Biennial, Dunaújváros [H]

International Photo Month, Krakow [PL]



Puklus Péter: Handbook to the Stars published by Stokovec, Space for Culture 2011. hardcover, 64 pages, 16 x 21 cm, edition of 300

Puklus Péter: One and a half meter published by Kehrer 2012. hardcover 17 x 21,2 cm 96 pages 63 b/w and color illustrations

Puklus Péter: The Epic Love Story of a Warrior published by SPBH Editions 2016. hardcover, 468 pages, 15 x 20 cm, edition of 500  


Mihály Demeczky