Héctor Eliazar Ortiz – Dominican Republic

Héctor Eliazar Ortiz (Santo Domingo 1981) has undertaken degrees in Engineering Studies (UNPHU) and Photography (EAF, Buenos Aires). He first exhibited his work by participating in the underground artistic movements of Buenos Aires through feminist and LGBTQI collectives. On returning to Santo Domingo, he was awarded an Honorable Mention at the XXVII Santo Domingo Biennial among other awards and recognitions. He settled in Las Terrenas and began to work with materials from the milieu, incorporating the environment into his work. In 2018, he participated in the 27 Eduardo León Jimenes contest where he won a residency that he would carry out in 2019 at the Memorial Acte Museum of Guadalupe. That same year he was selected for the Ghetto Biennale in Puerto Principe. In 2020, he was invited to participate in Zona Maco Sur in CDMX.