Agustín was born in Buenos Aires in 1985, and moved to Israel in May 2020. He is a cultural agent, active in the creation, moderation and circulation of contents, moving between roles such as artist, curator, producer, designer, editor, translator, communications manager, teacher, activist.
As a teenager, he learned at the tnuah the value of community, and how cultural creation, inclusive education and democracy can be powerful tools of transformation. Since then, he has devoted his life to collective agency.
Agustín co-founded and co-directed for 10 years Club Cultural Matienzo, an independent umbrella organization that ran a venue for the arts, culture, and community life, and was a central junction for a large network of cultural, social, and political organizations. Every year at the Club, 1000+ artists created and performed for 160,000 visitors. He was Head of Communications and member of the Contents Board, as well as artistic director for interdisciplinary festivals. Particularly, he curated 30 exhibitions of local and international artists and social movements, including projects on indigenous peoples, imprisoned women, democratic processes and national tragedies, in collaboration with Universities and HHRR organizations and which toured nation-wide.
Agustín’s artistic practice is related to this experiences. It takes the form of context-based multimedia projects that intervene on institutional and relational dynamics, proposing platforms for the circulation of transformative stories and technologies. He strives for his personal work to open doors for others: in 5 years he went from self-taught VJ to creating the LET IT VJ Festival, that presented the work of 250 artists in 16 editions and allowed for the creation of a community of collaboration for new media artists.
He presented exhibitions and performances and participated in art residencies, in Israel, Belgium, EEUU, Mexico, Paraguay and Argentina. He's a member of Asylum Arts Network, a global network of Jewish artists.
Agustín worked as Associate Professor of Media and Digital Culture, and lectured internationally about collaborative initiatives and the intersection between Art and Human Rights. In recent times, he acted as communications consultant for diverse mission-driven organizations.