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BIO

Originally from northern Mexico, Alejandro IV Barragán discovered multimedia and communications at the age of seventeen. He worked professionally in radio and television; his first job was as assistant of a video editor for a daily news broadcast where he learned his passion for storytelling. Eventually became video editor and left to produce a variety of television shows from cultural to sports and entertainment. As a freelancer and started to created his own products. Launched magazine De Concreto in 1994.  Alejandro Moved to the United States where he later graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Alejandro holds bachelor’s in Journalism and Communication with an emphasis in photography as well as in Literature and Arts. Alejandro has traveled extensively as a photographer. In 2001 he created Danzas Mexicanas, an ongoing project that focus on studies, articles and short documentaries about Mexican cultural origins. All researched and produced for him a exception of collaborations with professionals in their areas. In 2005 won best picture of an international film festival Snow Dance with a documentary Look again: An impressionistic interpretation of the site-specific performance project. In 2014 founded Inner city times cultural Hispanic organization in New York. He becomes producer at Bric Mass media, Inner City times becomes a monthly show created from the cultural events he organized. The events were structured as talent shows where Latino artists found a needed space to show and share their cultures, art and work. Inner city times received a grant from New York Citizen Committee. And published two magazines connecting New York, Chicago and Mexico. In 2019 he moved to Portland Oregon where he started a new Organization Old Town Network. With headquarters in a gallery Coffee shop in Downtown Portland from which is the art director.