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Marcos Guzman

Marcos Guzman is a cultural producer with a degree in social communication from Mackenzie University. It works on 3 pillars: contemporary art, alternative music, and technology. Specialized in cultural trends, since 2000 it has provided audiovisual content, experimental music for art festivals, film festivals, corporate events, concert halls, electronic music clubs, and shows and exhibitions.

In parallel, it develops, organizes, and produces independent music events, generally free of charge in public places, squares, parks, museums, and churches, where the main objectives are to democratize access to avant-garde culture, promote coexistence and tolerance, and awaken citizenship among the most diverse segments of society, regardless of age, socioeconomic level, or sexuality. Through the occupation of these same events in public spaces events seek to re-present points of the city under a new aspect and look, seeking the revaluation of the city by its own citizens.

He is the creator and curator of the daytime event Green Sunset, which seeks to unite experimental electronic music with contemporary art, held monthly at the MIS museum in São Paulo, elected by the main press vehicles as the best event in the city for three consecutive years, whose format was inspired by similar events in the programming of the MoMA and Guggenheim museums in NYC.

Recent professional experiences:

Production and creation of several projects in the following cultural equipments: MAM – SP (Airport year 2000), MIS, Memorial da América Latina, CCBB SP, SESC SP, Paço das Artes, Planetário Ibirapuera, Auditório Ibirapuera, Galeria Baró, Galeria Emma Thomas. And in others in other capitals: Palácio das Artes (MG), Museu Victor Meirelles (SC), Usina do Gasômetro (RS), Theatro São Pedro (RS) among many others. MAM SP – year 2000 Production of “MAM Airport”, a biweekly artistic happening integrating shows, projections and performances inside the museum.

Rio Film Festival – 2003 Release of the first contemporary dance feature film “Ashes of God” in 4 Brazilian capitals. Director André Semenza.

Motomix Festival 2004, 2005 and 2006- Motorola Development of concept, format and musical curatorship.Mostra Intl SP – 2004 Proposal and production of AV performance “La Chute de la Maison Usher” DJ Joakim + Jean Epstein film São Paulo Fashion Week – 2004, 2005 and 2006 Musical curator official closing party and lounge Motorola Bienal Intl SP – 2006 Production of AV performance. “Ipanema Theories” Artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and the Biennial closing party.

Virada Cultural – 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Musical curator of experimental electronic music stage and concert production Planetário Ibirapuera – 2008, 2009, 2010 Idealization and production of the unprecedented audiovisual performance “Live at Planetarium” with the musician I:Cube, Isolée, Joakim and Justus Köhncke with Laborg, Henrique Roscoe (HOL). Kulturfest – 2008 Goethe Institute’s multidisciplinary and itinerant festival that traveled to 14 Brazilian capitals this year.

Year of France in Brazil – 2009 Production of the closing show with musician Sebastien Tellier, at SESC Pompeia. Memorial Latin America, VJ University – 2011 Artistic production of the largest videomapping event in Brazil. Cervantes Digital – 2010 Production and creation of the digital culture tour that toured the cities of São Paulo, Florianópolis and Porto Alegre. Green Sunset at MIS – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Idealization and curatorship of the first “sunset” event held in a museum in Brazil, a resounding success with the public and media.

Concorde at Paço das Artes – 2013 Multidisciplinary Happening in the external area of the Paço das Artes Institute.

Cultural Production, interdisciplinary events, occupation of public and unusual spaces

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