Gui Marcondes is a visual artist from Brazil, living between New York and São Paulo.
Marcondes has a multidisciplinary background, having studied Architecture and Urban Planning and worked briefly as an illustrator and graphic designer before moving to his current occupation as a Creative Director for animation and film, which he has been doing for the last two decades. His short films were awarded at countless international festivals. His most well-known film, "Tyger" (2006), was chosen as one of the top 100 Brazilian animations of all time by ABCA in 2018. In 2013, Marcondes was a guest artist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he conducted a workshop on Narrative Spaces in Film and Games. Since then, he has been a permanent member of the jury in the MIT Creative Arts Competition for startups merging technology and the arts. In 2019, he taught in the Animation and VFX Program at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema in NYC.
As a photographer, Marcondes has been self-publishing since 2016. His annual series of photozines, GIRA," is part of the permanent collection of the Instituto Moreira Salles Library in São Paulo. In 2020, his ongoing multidisciplinary project "The Marble and The Myrtle" about pre-colonial South American history was accepted at the Magnum Photos development workshop with photographer Moises Saman and Time Magazine editor Paul Moakley. His current photobook project, "I Know I Exist Because You Imagine Me," is in development with Brad Feuerhelm or American Suburb X and will be published by Nearest Truth Editions in September.