Installation | Nieuw Dakota | Amsterdam 2017
A decade ago Guzman’s joined the Genographic Project, an initiative of National Geographic that studies the DNA of thousands of people, helping them to find their ancestry. Guzman found his roots are African, Sephardi Jew and Native American.
The artist constructed with Amsterdam’s barrel organist Leon Perlee organ books with his DNA. The barrel organ books were scanned, and the artist made laser banners, cartoon sculptures and ultimately block prints in India with extracts of his DNA sequence.