Currently, Daniel Senise lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. In 1980, he graduated in civil engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and joined the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage in the following year, where he attended free courses until 1983. He was a teacher at the same school from 1985 to 1996.
Since the eighties the artist has taken part in group exhibitions, including the São Paulo Biennale, the Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, the Venice Biennial, the Liverpool Biennial, the Biennial of Cuenca, the Triennale, New Delhi, and MAM MASP in São Paulo, at the Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the MOMA in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany.
Daniel Senise has shown individually in museums and galleries in Brazil and abroad, including the MAM in Rio de Janeiro, Niterói MAC, Oscar Niemeyer Museum, in Curitiba, France-Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico, Thomas Cohn Gallery Contemporary Art in Rio de Janeiro, Ramis Barquet Gallery and Charles Cowley Gallery, New York, Michel Vidal, in Paris, Galleri Engström in Stockholm, Vilaça Galeria Camargo, São Paulo, Pulitzer Art Gallery in Amsterdam, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts in Miami, Silvia Cintra + Box 4 Galeria, in Rio de Janeiro, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, and Graça Brandão Gallery in Lisbon.
Daniel Senise is part of the group of artists of the 80’s. His work considers the memory of the places. With a unique build process, Senise prints the floor surface on fabrics. These fabrics collected are cut and pasted to form architectural drawings of the spaces, using light and dark to create a vision of perspective.