Julio Pantoja (2016-2019) Photographer and Performance Artist

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Julio Pantoja (Argentina) is a photographer journalist, teacher, and activist. He was born in Jujuy in 1961 and moved to Tucumán in 1973 where he has been creating art that centers social issues, linked particularly to historic memory, identity, and the fight for human and environmental rights. A professional architect and photo technician, Julio is also a professor and researcher in the communications department at the National University of Tucumán as well as a researcher at the National University of Rosario. He is part of New York University’s Hemispheric Institute’s Council and was part of the editorial board of Atlântica. Pantoja is also president of Fundación Infoto and is creator and editor of Infoto Agency.