Photographer, plastic artist, graphic designer and copywriter, Leandro Guardado is a multidisciplinary artist who has chosen image as the main way to express his unique artistic vision. As an image maker he creates surreal worlds from elements that are close to us, merging sometimes several arts in one work. While a conceptual photographer, his versatility has led him to create several works in the documentary photography and advertising field.
In addition to his studies on photography, Guardado is also graduated in anthropology, which has led him to add a social and human depth to the artistic dimension. In 2005 he published the book Poetic Anthology of My Imaginary Friends and in 2006 had its first exhibition in Lisbon, where he presented his works in the fields of photography, painting, installation and writing. At the moment, he is preparing several collective and individual exhibitions for some of his projects. The Epiphany series was chosen to represent ETIC in the Vila Franca de Xira’s Biennale of Photography.
He worked as a photographer for the Rock in Rio, ModaLisboa (Fashion Lisbon), Sporting Lisbon and much more.
Howard Greenberg an authority on 19th and 20th century photograph and one of the world's foremost photography dealers have chosen Leandro Guardado’s work to be published on Le Journal de la Photographie. Guardado’s work has pleased other important figures in the world of art and photography as Diane Dufour (Director of Magnum Photos from 2000 to 2006), Anne Clergue (Ex-curador at Leo Castelli Gallery in New York and director of The Van Gogh Foundation) and many others.