Antonio Jose Guzman
Antonio Jose Guzman (Panama City, 1971) is a Dutch-Panamanian artist. He lives and works in Amsterdam, Panama City and Dakar. In 2015 he participated in the Havana Biennial.
Guzman is known for his installations, videos and photography inspired by scientific research, utopias and cultural analysis. 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 worldwide at: The Museum of Contemporary Art MHKA, Antwerp; Gemak de Vrije Academie, The Hague; Smart Project Space, Amsterdam; Gallery Image Arhus, Denmark; Knipsu Art Space Norway; Moretti and Moretti, Paris; IDFA International Documentary festival Amsterdam; the Corridor Gallery, New York City, and in the Corridor Gallery, New York City. He participated in the Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates 2011 and in the Dakar Biennial, Senegal, 2010. At Framer Framed in Amsterdam he initiated and participates in the exhibition Ancestral Blues, The Return to the State of L3.
Some of his publications include New Dutch Photography Talent – GUP; Piertopolis – Gemak De Vrije Academie Magazine; The State of L3 – Galleri Image, and The Day We Surrender to the Air – IDFA. See for downloads the links below.
Guzman 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, Det Jyske Kunstakademi, Aarhus, Denmark; and in Windward School Los Angeles, California.
Besides his individual art practice, Guzman is the founder and director of The State of L3 Contemporary Arts & Film Collective and GF Workstation Studio.