NOZOMU OGAWA was born and lives in Tokyo and is currently Director of Art Center Ongoing. He graduated from Musashino Art University in 2001, and completed an MA from the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo. From 2002 to 2006, he organized an annual juried exhibition showcasing a diverse network of artists. In 2008, based on this network, he launched Art Center Ongoing, an art complex in Kichijoji. He also serves as Chief Director of TERATOTERA, an artist project that develops programs in the area between JR Koenji station and Kokubunji station.