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RIERA, Daniel

PORTRAIT-RIERABorn in 1970 in Olot, Spain.

Lives and works in Barcelona.


Daniel Riera is a graduate of the Belles Arts art school in Barcelona and holds a degree in cinema from the EMAV audiovisual school there. Since 2006 he has been in charge of the photography department at the Cercle Sant Lluc (Barcelona). His own photographic work have been published in many magazines including Elle (United States), TANK (United Kingdom) and Marie Claire (France).

He has had a number of solo exhibitions, including 500 Imágenes at the Centro de Cultura Contemporanea in Saint Sebastián in 2005. He also showed at Donum1 as part of Super! Triennal for Contemporary Art, Fashion & Design, Hasselt, 2005; at Noves Escenes de la Llengua Viva at La Sala Solé i Palet in Terrassa, Catalunya; at the 4th Photography Biennial at La Capella de Sant Ferriol, and at the Museu de la Garrotxa, Olot, in 2000.

He has also taken part in a number of group exhibitions, including the Novo Festival at the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos in Santiago de Compostela, 2007; BACIV at the Centro de Cultura Contemporanea in Barcelone, 2004; Fata Morgana at the Galería Jorge Alcolea in Madrid, PhotoEspaña, 2004; Fashionable at Canal de Isabel II in Madrid, 2003; Magazine at the Sala Amadís in Madrid, 2002; Adquisiciones de la Comunidad de Madrid at ARCO in Madrid, 2002; MediatecaClub at the Centre Cultural de la Fundació La Caixa in Barcelona in 2001 and the CaixaForum in Barcelona, 2002.


Daniel Riera presented his work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2008, nominated by Luis Venegas for the Discovery Award: Daniel Riera at the Grande Halle.