Andrea Rehder Arte Contemporânea (São Paulo, Brazil)
University of Brasilia, UnB
About José Roberto Bassul
Art photographer, José Roberto Bassul was born in Rio de Janeiro and lives in Brasília. Graduated in Architecture, he defines his photography as "an attempt to draw thoughts, to project desires, to build spaces for the imagination". Periodically he gives courses and workshops on "artistic photography of architecture". He has received several national and international awards, including 1st place at the 10th Prix Photo AF 2021, the Latin America Prize at FotoRio 2020, Book Photographer of the Year at the Moscow International Foto Awards – MIFA 2020, 1st place at the International Photography Awards – IPA 2018, and Gold Awards at the Prix de la Photographie Paris - PX3 2017, 2018 and 2020. Published in specialized magazines in Brazil, France, USA, England, Mexico, Argentina, Italy and Spain, his works has often been exposed in festivals, galleries and museums, in five solo shows and dozen of group exhibitions in Brazil and abroad. He published the photobooks named Concretist Cityscape (2018), which is already sold out, and On Barely Nothing (2020). Represented by galleries in Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, he has works in important private collections, and in the collections of the National Museum of the Republic in Brasilia, the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro –MAM (Joaquim Paiva collection), the Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro – MAR and the Museum of Photography in Fortaleza.