Daniel Reuter was born in Germany and lives and works between Reykjavik, Iceland and Luxembourg.

He holds a BA degree in Communication Design from the Iceland University of the Arts and an MFA in Photography from the University of Hartford, Connecticut. Reuter's first book, "History of the Visit" (Peperoni Books, Berlin, 2013), was shortlisted for the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation First Photobook of the Year Award 2013 and for the German Photobook Award 2015. A sequel, titled "Circle Square", was published by Roman Nvmerals in New York in 2017.

His work has been exhibited in Europe, Japan and the United States.


2013 MFA Photography, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

2005 BA Communication Design, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland


Awards & Honors:

2017 Project grant, Centre National de l'Audiovisuel, Luxembourg

2016 Exhibition grant, National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

2015 Travel grant, Icelandic Art Center, Reykjavik, Iceland

2014 German Photobook Award 2015, nominee

2014 Regents' Honor Award, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

2013 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation First Photobook of the Year Award, nominee



2017 "◯⃞", Roman Nvmerals, New York, NY

2017 "Snert á Arkitektur/Touching Architecture", Co-author: Sigrún Alba Sigurdardóttir, LHÍ university press, Reykjavik, Iceland

2013 "History of the Visit", second edition, Peperoni Books, Berlin, Germany

2013 "History of the Visit", first edition, self-published, Berlin, Germany

2012 "Long Lonely Swims". Photographs by the 2013 MFA class. Introduction by Robert Lyons. University of Hartford, Hartford, CT



2018 "The Maps of Things", Neskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

2018 "Beachhead", RAMskram, Reykjavik, Iceland

2014 "History of the Visit", MiCamera, Milan, Italy

2014 "History of the Visit", 25books, Berlin, Germany


Group Exhibitions:

2019 "In Transition" Hafnarborg, The Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art,  Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

2019 “Afhjúpanir/Exposures”, Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, Iceland

2018 "KS12 – Transitions", Reykjavik, Iceland

2016 "The (Im)Personal Landscape", Exposure 12, Berlin, Germany

2016 "A Decade of Icelandic Photobooks", Fotobokfestival Oslo, Norway

2016 "Andvari/Breeze", National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

2016 “Paper Movies”, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, CT

2015 "Rökkur/Darkness", Nuit des Images, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

2015 "Enginn Stadur/No Site", Hafnarborg, The Hafnarfjördur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland

2015 "Traces of Life – Subjective Tendencies in Icelandic Contemporary Photography", Reykjavik Museum
of Photography, Reykjavik, Iceland

2015 "On Landscape #2", Matèria Gallery, Rome

2015 "Nominator's Voice", IMA Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014 "Pushing Reality", Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2013 "Split Seconds", 25CPW Gallery, New York, NY

2013 "Split Seconds", Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, CT

2012 "Ten Photographers", Customphoto, Reykjavik, Iceland

2012 "OFIM", Espaço Santo Antonio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2012 "Long Lonely Swims", Gallery Kominek, Berlin, Germany

2012 "Vendredi Treize", Exposure 12, Berlin, Germany



Aperture Foundation
Bard College
Cornell University
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Fototeca de Cuba
International Center of Photography
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Qatar National Library
Reykjavik Museum of Photography
University of Hartford
Yale University
Zurich University of the Arts
Private collections



2016 Der Greif, Issue 9

2014 Paper Journal, book review, Adam Bell

2014 landscapestories.net

2014 FK magazine

2013 cphmag.com, "Daniel Reuter’s History of the Visit", project profile, Jörg Colberg

2013 The PhotoBook Review #005