Often it is images, and not words, that tell stories. In ollo.gal you can find this kind of graphic works, belonging to renowned photojournalists and photodocumentalists, including those of the award-winning photojournalist Brais Lorenzo.
Question: Where did the idea of Ollo come from? Who is behind this multidisciplinary collective?
Answer: Ollo is a collective made up of photojournalists and photo-documentalists with proven track records in the field of graphic and video documentary filmmaking. The collective also includes figures from the field of cultural management and artistic curatorship.
The idea arose from long conversations between them about the need to tell important stories in a more profound way.
Q: Why do you use ollo.gal for your website? What do you think the .gal domain offers you?
A: Because we believe in the importance of our territory and .gal is a way for us to maintain its value.
Q: What is the main reason for the creation of your collective and how far do you want to go?
A: Ollo was born out of the need to disseminate and publicize stories that are relevant to society through the language of images and audiovisual narrative. We want to reach everywhere, we want to convey to people the importance and value of the stories, which are also theirs, and which we tell to give a deeper vision of everything that surrounds us.
Q: Where do you mainly work and what are your projects?
A: At the moment we are dealing with issues of our territory. We have other projects produced and we are developing others that will come to light when the time is right.
Q: If there is anything else you would like to tell our readers, this is the place.
A: We hope that the stories we will tell from Ollo will be of interest to you. We believe that other narratives are necessary to understand reality in the current times and that we can contribute a lot to society from our particular vision.