Ismael Ogando

Born in Dominican Republic, attended Visual Arts and hen studied Social Psychology. From a very young age engaged as activist, developing public interventions at the urban space of Dominican Republic related to institutional corruption, racialization, homophobia and gender violence. In 2010, created and produced the band Las Acevedo, touring Europe, North and South America and the Caribbean as well. In the Dominican Republic, worked in media as TV producer and journalist. Also as cultural developer, organizing from 2010 until 2012 the independent art event Bazar de Arte de Santiago. As an artist attended several art residencies and festivals over America and Europe. Currently is based in Berlin where created, developed and managed the archive platform and documentation center for SAVVY Contemporary. Currently works as editor-in-chief for NightGround Magazine.

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