Pauliana Valente Pimentel (1975, Lisbon) lives in Lisbon and works between several countries. As an artist and a freelance photographer, she has developed photo reportage
since 1999 for various Portuguese and foreign newspapers and magazines, as well as individual and collective exhibitions.
In 2005, she participated in the photography course of the Gulbenkian Program Creativity and Artistic Creation. She was part of [Kameraphoto] collective from 2006 until its extinction in 2014. In 2016 she founded a new collective "N'WE". In addition to collective books, in 2009 her first author book 'VOL I' was published by Pierre von Kleist and 'Caucase, Souvenirs de Voyage' by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 2011.
She has also directed several films: "It is said that Portugal is a good country to live", Portugal 2011; "Youth of Athens / Youth of Athens", Athens, Greece, 2012 and "Entre Nous", Portugal, France, 2014.
In 2015 she was awarded the Visual Arts Prize for best photographic work of the year, "The Passenger" by the Portuguese Society of Authors.
In 2016 she was nominated for the "Novo Banco Photo 2016" Award for the series "The Behavior of Being", and presented "Quel Pedra" at the Berardo Museum in the same year.
Art Residency Program - Photography
The residency results from a common prohect between Festival Tremor, Fonseca Macedo Gallery and Walk&Talk.