Antonio Jose Guzman

Antonio Jose Guzman (Panama City, 1971) is a Dutch-Panamanian artist. He lives and works in Amsterdam, Panama City and Dakar. Guzman is known for his installations, videos and photography inspired by DNA, scientific research, migration, gravity and architectonic utopias. Guzman’s oeuvre features installations, photography, sculptures, interventions, documentaries, films, sounds, single- and multi-channel videos and publications. His projects allow us to cross different time zones unexplored worlds and realms; bringing us into what Guzman calls time travel perceptions.

His work has been exhibited around the world, at the MHKA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp; Gemak de Vrije Academie, The Hague; Gallery Image, Arhus, Denmark; Knipsu Art Space, Bergen, Norway; Moretti and Moretti, Paris; and in the Corridor Gallery, New York City.

He participated in the Sharjah Biennial, The Dakar Biennial, The Havana Biennial and The Central American Biennial. Guzman it’s part of the team of teachers at Artez University of The Arts, The Netherlands and has been giving lectures the last years in renowned institutions such as the New School New York; the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem; the DAI Artez Master School program, Tent Rotterdam; the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam; and Det Jyske Kunstakademi, Aarhus, Denmark.

Besides his individual art practice, Guzman is the founder and director of the The State of L3 – Contemporary Arts & Film Collective Exchange, established in 2006. The State of L3 works internationally on art, multimedia exchanges, modern tendencies and political issues.

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