Daniel was Director of Museums of the State Department of Culture of Bahia, from 2008 to 2011, and assistant director of the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia from 2007 to 2008. He conceived and directed the SOSO+Cultura space in São Paulo, a place of dialogue with contemporary African art. He was one of the curators of the 17th Bienal de Cerveira (Portugal), the 2nd Trienal de Luanda (Angola), the 6th Bienal de São Tomé e Príncipe and the 8th Bienal Internacional de Curitiba, to be held in October 2015. He conceived and curated the Quarta Dimensão program, where he put together individual exhibitions by Tunga, José Resende and Waltercio Caldas in dialogue with the work of Augustin Rodin, at Palacete das Artes in Salvador, Bahia (2009); and the Ocupas program (2009/2010) exhibiting site-specific work by Eder Santos, Carlito Carvalhosa, Jose Rufino and Caetano Dias in dialogue with the surroundings of the Palácio da Aclamação. He also curated ‘Transit’ which was exhibited in Salvador, Brasília and São Paulo with works by contemporary African artists, as well as several other individual and collective exhibitions in Brazil and abroad including Arnaldo Antunes, Rodrigo Braga and Chelpa Ferro.