Alejandro Guzmán

New York, NY

Alejandro Guzmán creates performance sculptures that have an active life as catalysts. His artistic goal is to generate unexpected exchanges in the realm of everyday public spaces. These “creative misunderstandings” inspire an examination of human interaction with abstracted forms, ritualized actions, and the participants’ emotional and intellectual responses through the lens of their own personal histories and traditions. Guzmán directs the choreography and special effects for each of the performances, overseeing the involvement of artists, families, and allies who will gather together to create the larger activation.



June 1 - June 28, 2015

In partnership with the Seattle Art Museum, MadArt hosted Alejandro Guzmán and his family of nGangulero “performance sculptures”. These sculptures were designed to move from MadArt Studio into spaces around Seattle as part of events connected to Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, an exhibition on view at the Seattle...

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