Guto Lacaz was born in 1948 in São Paulo. He studied industrial electronics and graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of São José dos Campos. He works as a designer, artist and illustrator. His body of work embraces playful sculptures, video installations, multimedia, eletroperformances, projects and scientific instruments. Between 1978 and 1980, Lacaz was a professor on Visual Communication Design at PUC-Campinas. In 2009, he was responsible for the exhibition Santos=Dumont Design, held at Museu da Casa Brasileira in São Paulo, a show of the achievements of Santos Dumont — the brazilian aviation pioneer –in the design field.