MUTI was founded by Guto Bussab.
It comprises of Muti Films (film production), Muti Photography (commercial photography) and TheMutiGallery (contemporary art gallery).
A Brazilian by birth, Guto Bussab moved to South Africa in 1994, the year Mandela came to power. He is now a permanent resident of this country, living and working in Cape Town.
Guto is a multidisciplinary artist, having produced a body of work as a film director, editor, photographer and musician.
Having worked in the advertising industry for many years, Guto won prestigious international accolades at the Cannes International Advertising Festival, New York Festivals and London Awards.
As a stills photographer, Guto has published material in magazines, advertising agencies and books including “A prisoner in the garden” (Penguin), “Number four” (Penguin).
As a fine artist, he has exhibited at The Muti Gallery (solo show, 2006), HotSpots Rotterdam Film Festival (Post Whites Only, curated by Aryan Kaganof, 2005) and
Art Extra (now Brodie/Stevenson) (Aftermath, group show, 2008.)
In 2008 he co-produced the feature film Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema (2008) (directed by Ralph Ziman and produced by Tendeka Matatu).