Chilean born designer raised in Santiago; took art and design classes in Valencia, and graduated Industrial Design in Santiago. Later he worked as a creative designer in Leipzig and started a Master’s degree in Product Service System Design at Politecnico di Milano. He currently lives in Milan after been working for Kossmann. Dejong Exhibition Architects designing part of the Lounge 2 at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Nowadays Gonzalo is working as Professor in the Executive Master degree in Design Strategy and System Innovation from Polidesign at Politecnico Di Milano, and as Teaching Assistant in the Bachelor Degree of Product Design From Politecnico Di Milano.

EXHIBITIONS

April 2018

Milan Design Week 2018/ "Convey", Volume I 

Tempio del Futuro Perduto-Fabbrica dell Vapore, Milan, IT.

Feb, 2018

Public Art Exhibition/ Flawless”,  Brightness of nature.

Canal Convergence, 2018. Arizona, USA

 

March, 2018

Public Art Exhibition/ Flawless”,  Brightness of nature.

I light Singapore, 2018. SG

 

 

Oct, 2017

Half body/ Exhibition in Collaboration Ting gong

Huis of Marseille, Amsterdam.NL

June, 2016

"Doorscape",  Amsterdam Fashion Week - Mercedes Benz. 

Opening show Karim Adduchi,

Amsterdam. NL 

 

Jan, 2016

Public art Exhibition/ “Flawless”  Brightness of nature.

Canary Wharf Light Festival 2016. London, UK.

 

 

Oct- Jan, 2016

Video sound art 2016 Exhibition/  “Translucent” 

/ Museo Scs. technology  Leonardo da Vinci. Milan. IT.

 

Jan 2015 

Public Art Exhibition/  “Flawless”, Light Installation. 

/ Amsterdam Light Festival, 2015, NL.

April, 2013

Innovative Insights exhibition/ "Lufaro"

Milan Design Week, Milan, IT.

Feb. 2013

Innovative Insights exhibition/ "Lufaro"

Politecnico di Milano, Milan, IT.

WORK 

2015-Present year

Creative Director

Concept development, Spatial Design, PM.

Founder of Design Studio ALEX/ Architectural Light Experience.

Milan/ Amsterdam

 

 

Jan 2017

Exhibition Designer 

Fashion show Karim Adduchi.

Mercedez-Benz /Dutch Design Week.

 

 

 

March 2013/ March 2014

Spatial Designer/ Industrial Designer

Project / Lounge 2 at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

Kossmann.Dejong Exhibition Architects / Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

 

 

Sept 2010 / Jan 2011

Creative Designer 

Concept development, Set design, Art direction

Werkstattmachen, Loft Theater./ Leipzig/ Berlin, Germany 

ART & DESIGN RESIDENCIES

Feb- April, 2018

Scottsdale Public art/ Canal Convergence 2018. AZ, USA.

 

Oct- Dec 2017

Huis of marseille, Amsterdam, NL.

Half Body/ Collaboration with fashion designer Ting Gong

May- Aug 2016

Hangartfest —  Contemporary Dance Festival . Pesaro, IT. 

Collaboration with dancer Pablo Tapia .

 

Sep, 2016- Feb 2017

Video Sound Art/ "Translucent"

Design Museo, Milan. IT.

 

March, 2015

In collaboration Amsterdam Light Festival/ "Flawless"

Artis Natural Magistra, Amsterdam NL

PRESS

http://az-lifestyle.com/?p=10052

https://www.straitstimes.com/multimedia/photos/festival-lights-up-green-message

Interview - Artis Natura Magistra Zoo Magazine, #4, 2014

https://issuu.com/iamsterdam/docs/issuu_a-mag_nov-dec

http://detallelogia.blogspot.fr/2014/12/fiesta-de-las-luces-amsterdam-light.html

http://canarywharf.com/arts-events/events/winter-lights-canary-wharf/?instance_id=

http://www.amsterdamlightfestival.com/en/programma/2014-2015/illuminade/Flawless

http://www.artis.nl/ontdek-artis/nieuws/2014/10/30/lichtsculptuur-op-het-artisplein

http://www.kennislink.nl/activiteiten/amsterdam-light-festival-op-het-artisplein

http://kunst.blog.nl/tag/7-street-light-evolution-koen-fraijmantu-delft

http://sccollections.blogspot.nl/2014/12/still-light-festival.html

http://wk.dichtbij.nl/amsterdam-centrum/regionaal-nieuws/artikel/3822351/wandelroute-illuminade-van-start-in-artis.aspx?ref=artikelwidget

2020, Milan