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Born in Vicenza, Italy, in 1977 and a graduate in 2010 of the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (NL) is an Italian filmmaker, director of photography, producer, and photographer who works both independently and on assignment. He works collaborating with companies, redactions, think-tanks, and organizations on strategic communication assets. The productions, publications, and exhibitions that emerge from his projects are characterized by a meticulously detailed storytelling form.

From brainstorming to concept development to screenwriting, from cinematography to editing, Denis Guzzo enjoys his productions by overseeing all the steps leading to outstanding and compelling results.
He collaborates with producers and other professionals according to production’s budget and needs for more complex projects. He owns a 4.6 k camera and prime lenses, pro-microphones, and a drone that he brings everywhere he goes.

Denis has developed experience across multiple genres, from documentaries to corporate films and commercials. Embracing the art of filmmaking represents to him a new fantastic challenge to explore and develop new work. His work has been exhibited and screened internationally and published in magazines such as Volume, A+U, Icon, Korean Landscape Series, Metropolis M; in many books and on books covers.

Denis Guzzo has been working with or for Archis, Bureau Europa, cASLa Almere, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructures, Dutch Ministry of Environment, Eye Film Museum, Monnik, Stroom, Superuse, T.U. Delft, TNO, ZUS Zones Urbaine Sensible, and departments of architecture of the Universities of Ferrara and La Sapienza in Rome, among many others.

His documentary projects and the ongoing documentation of the Superuse movement together with the platform RE-USE.EU; are for Denis an attempts contribute to the debate on how city and landscape, man and nature can coexist.

Denis Guzzo is currently based in Shanghai.


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FILM

From brainstorm to concept development to screen writing, from cinematography to editing Denis Guzzo enjoys his productions by overseeing all the steps that leads to outstanding and compelling results.

For more complex projects he collaborates with producers and other professionals according to production’s budget and needs. He owns a 4.6 k camera and prime lenses, pro-microphones and a  drone that he brings everywhere he goes.

Denis is available as a Director of Photography and as a Director with experience across multiple genres from documentaries, to corporate films and commercials. Embracing the art of film making represents for him a new amazing challenge to explore and develop new work.

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Photography

In his photographic projects Denis has been focusing on the exploration and documentation of landscapes: traces and perspectives of our civilization; outlining human geography, environmental and geo-political themes. His work has been exhibited internationally and published in magazines such as Volume, Icon,  Korean Landscape Series, Metropolis M, New York Times; DeArchitect; in many books and on books covers.

As an architectural photographer Denis is available worldwide; able to provide outstanding work and distributions within a wide range of magazines, publishers and platforms.

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Selected Landscape projects: FREEDOMLAND and WASTING MYTHOLOGY.

Selected Architecture and design portfolio → SUPERSUSE

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Solo exhibitions

2019.09.10 | MATERIA ET LOCIS | Galleria Celeste, Vicenza | Solo + Guest curator | IT

2015.03.04 | P O S I T I O N S | Van Kranedonk Gallery, Te Hague | Solo + Guest curator | NL

2014.07.08.09 | YOU THEM US  | photoQ bookshop, Amsterdam | Solo + Guest curator | NL

2014.05 | WASTING MYTHOLOGY: case study Eleusis| Sijthoff, Leiden | Solo + Guest curator | NL

2013.09.10.11.12 | FREEDOMLAND | caSla Architecture centrer, Almere | Solo | NL

2011.01.02.03 | FREEDOMLAND: the new Atlantis | Agora theater, Lelystad | NL


Group exhibitions and screenings

2018.11  |  Giacimenti Urbani il festival | Milan | IT

2018.11  | ARCHEDA Utilitas | Mostra D’Oltremare | Napoli | Milan | IT

2018.03  | Miniere Urbane | with Giacimenti Urbani | ‘Fà la cosa giusta’ FAIR | Milan | IT

2017.10 | MFW International Short Film Festival | Bali | ID

2016.05  | Exodus | with Young Blood Initiative |  Corridor Project Space | Amsterdam | NL

2015.12   2016.01.02.03 | Adventures on the countryside | FotoMuseum The Hague | NL

2015.08.09.10.11.12. |  Trash to Treasure Lab  by Superuse Studios | UABB Biennale | Shenzhen | CHI

2015.07.08 | Summer again | Van Kranedonk Gallery | Te Hague | NL

2015.05.06.07 | Workplace for the new World | Monnik at Bureau Europa, Maastricht | NL

2015.04.05 | 3 collectionneurs, autrement | Gallery Ete 78, Bruxelles | BE

2014.11.12  2015 .01 | Almost winter | Van Kranedonk Gallery | Te Hague | NL

2014.07.08.09 | Wenn wir dich nicht sehen | Huize Frankendael | Amsterdam | NL

2014.05.06.07.08 | Light! | Municipal Museum Den Haag | NL

2013.08.09.10.11.12. | Volume project: beyond architecture | UABB Biennale | Shenzhen | CHI

2013.10 | The international experimental cinema exposition | Denver | USA

2013.04.05.06 | UNITED WE | Stroom, Te Hague | NL

2012.11.12 | The good cause. Architecture of Peace | Assistant curator for Archis Platform | Kigali | RW

2012.09.10.11 | Stay Foreign. Exhibition #1 | Slaakhuis | Duo with Müge Ylmaz | Rotterdam | NL

2011.10 | The floating spirit of Frank van Klingeren | AFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam | NL

2011 until 2016 | Permanent exhibition Museum Nieuw Land | Hd video | Lelystad | NL

2010.09 | The floating spirit of Frank van Klingeren | Villa Ockenburg | Te Hague | NL

2010.06.07 | Freedomland: work in progress | Royal academy of arts | Te Hague | NL

2010.04 | The control room | Beaumontpublic gallery | Assistant curator for Archis Platform | LUX

2009.11.12 | 13 Km 2: DocuDenHaag | NutsHuis | Te Hague | NL

2008.01.02.03 | Printemps a Grand Bijgard | by ZUS | Triennale | Milan | IT

2007.12 | Huur commisie jaarboek | Municipality Building | Te Hague | NL

2004.06 | The Dressmachine meet Guy Boudin | FOAM | Amsterdam | NL


Selected publications

2018 | Hoogwatergeul voor de Ijssel | Blauwdruk | NL | Featured

2017 | Resource Salvation | Mark Gorgolewski by John Wiley & Sons | ENG | Featured

2017 | Facing Value: Radical Perspectives from the Arts | Valiz | ENG | Featured

2017 | The Re-use Atlas: A Designer’s Guide Towards a Circular Economy | RIBA | ENG | Featured

2016 | Balance of the living environment | Dutch Ministry Minienm | NL | Featured

2016 | Rooilijn| Visual essay on Superuse | NL | Featured

2015 | Het Waardevol Jaarboek | book by Van Gansewinkel | NL | Featured

2015 | Costruire a zero rifiuti | by Paola Altamura | IT | Featured

2013 | The science of Play | by Susan G. Solomon | book | ENG | Featured

2013 | The future of architecture | NAI010 | book | ENG | Featured

2013 | RRAAM Rijksstructuurvisie Amsterdam-Almere-Markermeer | Almere/RAAM | NL | Featured

2013 | Eye at a glance | Book by Eye Film Museum | ENG | Featured

2012 | Oosterwold [Masterplan by MDRDRV] | Dutch Ministry of Envinronment | NL | Featured

2010 | Freedomland: work in progress | Limited ed. 50 Self published | ENG | Monograph SOLD OUT

2009 | PhotoQ | NL | Featured

2009 | Left behind | Limited ed. 50 Self published| ENG | Monograph

2007 | Re-public: Towards a new spatial politics| ZUS-NAI | ENG NL | Featured


Interventions and lectures

2019.06 | RE-USE.NAPOLI – Riuso e auto costruzione | Seminar at Le Scalze | Naples | IT

2016.06 | ZERO WASTE BUILDING | Lecture at Casa dell’ Architettura | Rome | IT

2015.11  |  NOI  VOI  LORO | Lecture at SP3 gallery | Treviso | IT

2015.11  |  NOI  VOI  LORO | Seminar  at  the Dep. of Architecture University of  Ferrara | IT

2014.09 | Gaia Project | Lecture at Aisxylia festival | Eleusis | GR

2014.06 | Archis RSVP#17  | Intervention at See you in The Hague, Stroom | NL

2013.09 | FREEDOMLAND | Lecture at caSla Architecture centre | Almere | NL


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DENIS GUZZO
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Links and colophon

Related links almost in almost alphabetical order :

RE-USE.EU

UmbrellaStudio.it

Archintorno

Archis Platform

CDCA Environmental Justice Atlas

EconomiaCircolare

FIMA Federazione Italiana Media Ambientali

Forensic Architecture

La Terra di Sotto

Monnik

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