Floris Guntenaar

Architecture, Industrial, Typography, Costumes, Sets

Industrial Design at Rietveld Academy (1966)
Working as a set and costume designer, graphic designer and exhibition designer. Set and/or costumes for performances by Toneelgroep Centrum, Scapino, De Nederlandse Opera, Toneelgroep Amsterdam and various other Dutch theatre companies.
Set- and costume designs for Dutch television, the opera of Timisoara, the Aspen Music Festival (USA)

With Peter Schat and Rob van de Poel, co-founder and designer of the travelling open-air stage the Amsterdams Electrisch Circus. Initiator and founder of CINEKID Film and Television Festival.

Exhibition design
Designer of various exhibitions such as Berlin - Amsterdam,  Das Akt Photo, 'Art and Kitsch', Käthe Kollwitz, i.a.
Itinerant exhibitions: The World of Anne Frank, French Children of the Holocaust, Beyond the Pale and 'That's Jazz'; the Sound of the 20th Century.
Design for a Science Water Park in Toyama (Japan)

Teacher
AKI Enschede, Minerva Groningen, HS Utrecht, Rietveld Academie
 
Trainer museum software
(2002-2014)
Africom Naïrobi
National Museum of Kenya
Museum Association Namibia
Robben Island Training Program
West African Museums program
UNESCO Maputo, Mozambique
Botswana National Gallery
Russian Museum Association, Tula
Russian Museum Association, Moscou
Instituto Latinoamericano de Museos, Costa Rica
 
Lectures
Theater acoustics
-Savonlinna opera festival, Finland (1986)
-Ferienkurse, Darmstadt (1984)
Documenting intangible heritage
-ICOM Conference, Seoul (2004)
-AFRICOM Conference, Cape Town (2006)
-Art in its context, Codart, Museum Boijmans (2010)
-Combat againts illicit traffic, Museums and the Web, Baltimore, USA (2014)
 
Advisory reports
-Theater acoustics, van Dorsser (1986). Assigned by NV Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
-UNESCO, Guidelines for a travelling theatre, Kenya (1985)
-Survey report on museum Collection Management Systems (2017)
-Circulating Artefacts: a cross-platform alliance against the looting of pharaonic antiquities, British Museum (2018)

-Member advisorygroup Premsela Stichting voor Nederlandse vormgeving: Een toekomst voor vormgevingsarchieven (A Future for design archives) 2006.