Jorge Molder receives Career Award

With an artistic career spanning more than 40 years, Jorge Molder has now been awarded a Career Award by the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon, where he studied Philosophy.
Jorge Molder, 'Face Laveé d’oubli…' (detail), 1984. Inv. 84FP396

After a career of more than 40 years, Jorge Molder (1947) has been honoured with the Alumni Prize 2021, awarded by the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon in recognition of the career of a former student of the institution. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy in 1972, Jorge Molder gained national and international recognition as a photographer, and represented Portugal at the biennials of São Paulo (1994) and Venice (1999).

 

Jorge Molder, 'Não tem que me contar seja o que for', 2006. Inv. FP552
Jorge Molder, 'Não tem que me contar seja o que for', 2006. Inv. FP537

 

The award ceremony took place on 26 November and was attended by the Rector of the University of Lisbon, the Director and Deputy Director of the School of Arts and Humanities and the other members of the jury for the award. Jorge Molder reminisced about how the course and some of the teachers influenced his artistic career.

 

Jorge Molder, From the series 'O Fazer Suave de Preto e Branco', 1981. Inv. 88FP145

 

Jorge Molder’s career spans more than four decades and he has shown his work in more than 50 solo exhibitions. Between 1994 and 2009, he was director of the Modern Art Centre, playing an important role in promoting the arts in Portugal. The artist is well represented in the CAM Collection, which boasts more than one hundred of his photographs.

Updated on 07 december 2021

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