Agustín was born in Buenos Aires in 1985, and lives there today. He is an artist, cultural manager, curator, graphic designer, professor, and activist. Agustín’s participation in a Reform Zionist youth organization as a teenager taught him the value of community. In particular it taught him that cultural creation, alternative education, and democracy can be powerful collective tools of transformation. In 2008, Agustín and 4 friends from the youth movement founded Club Cultural Matienzo, an independent umbrella organization that runs a venue for the arts, culture, and community life; develops a wide range of projects; and is a central junction for a large network of cultural, social, and political organizations. Every year at the Club, 1000+ artists create and perform for 160,000 visitors. Matienzo is a decentralized organism of more than 80 who believe in collaboration for everything and look forward to developing opportunities for Buenos Aires’ emergent arts scene. Agustín is member of both the coordination and content boards, heads the communications team, and is co-director of Matienschön, its contemporary art space. He has curated exhibitions, edited publications, produced 16 editions of a New Media festival, and participated in a diverse range of artistic, media, and activist projects. Agustín’s artistic practice is directly linked to this experience, which takes the form of context-based collective projects that experiment with institutional dynamics, community building, and the collective re-learning of accessible technologies: i.e. creating alternative institutional relations between Belgium and Argentina, installing a fake embassy in a market in Paraguay or collaborating with Teatro Colon’s Experimental Centre.