Daniel Gonçalves (the “ç” sounds like an “s”)
Daniel is a portrait and long form documentary photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. His work explores themes of identity, culture, and the intersection of masculinity & vulnerability.
Daniel was born in Toronto, Canada, to a Portuguese immigrant family. Growing up, he was fascinated with Americana and what it means to be American. In 2015, Daniel became a U.S. citizen, and while going through the naturalization process, he faced his childhood questions around identity, culture and the longing to belong.
Through his photographic work, Daniel draws upon his perspective as an outsider-insider to explore the threads that connect people and uncover what binds them together.
Daniel's work has been included in exhibitions at Elizabeth Houston Gallery in New York, Houston Center for Photography, Filter Space in Chicago, Edition ONE Gallery in Santa Fe, Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA, and Head On Photo Festival in Sydney.
His work has been honored with Critical Mass Top 50, PhotoLA FOCUS grand prize, American Photography selected winner and as a Latin American FOTOGRAFIA selected winner.
Available for commission, artist talks, exhibition and print sales
All photos ©Daniel Gonçalves