We have created a garden, an archive and a foundation for Ismael, according to his wishes in the last years of his life.
Please share your memories, texts, photographs, films etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org for us to present and cherish for our inspiration and for future generations.
THE GOD OF MOVEMENT
A man of hope, a man of truth, a man with an illuminated soul.
A liberator – he gave a voice to the oppressed.
Ismael showed us what is possible by taking risks, by moving and dancing social racial artistic and institutional boundaries.
He showed us the power of his passion and engaged our own with is eloquence, beauty and talent.
He was a visionary and a dreamer. One who created his very own universe by becoming a sun around which we now revolve.
Ismael knew that the expansion of the physical, mental and the emotional allows us to contribute to the growth of civilisation.
By dancing and vibrating our hearts and minds out of the ordinary world into the realm of greater consciousness and a higher quality of life.
We who had the honour of knowing him personally also have the responsibility of preserving his memory and his teachings for those who follow.
Marcel Kaskeline, President of the Foundation
Artist/Architect, Stage Set Designer, Collaborator and Manager of Ismaels Estate
CROWDFOUNDING : MEMORIAL SCULPTURE FOR ISMAEL IVO
Please help us to finance the sculpture planned for Ismaels grave site.
Hopefully by the Brazilian artist Nadia Taquary.
Contribute to this special account, held in trust by:
IBAN: DE 5976 0260 000 4478 83060
The foundation resides in Nymphenburg Munich, Germany
Nymphenburg was originally named Borgo delle Ninfe, by Henriette Adelaide von Savoyen. This means the place, the home, the borgo of the Nymphes. Ismael was inspired by our location to dedicate himself to preserving the park and the castle of Schloss Nymphenburg. Here as in the rest of the world the peace and beauty of nature, the historical buildings and the uplifting impact these have on the population are in danger of being sacrificed to the interests of industry and politics.
Ismael celebrates the dance of life in all of its forms. He cultivated joy and empowered art. We honor and maintain this in his tradition and teachings. His movement, his way of dance, his way of life are artistic and political motors of change for a better world.
Preserve traditional beauty – protect flora, fauna and water
the battle of the worlds in our times
creation versus destruction
Clean water for the planet, clean water for our communities, clean water in our blood streams
We all love him so very dearly and wish to keep that ever bubbling fountain of wisdom, humor and beauty alive and well.
Ismael left our party early to our great shock, grief and disbeliefe.
In 66 years he lived at least 66 lives. Now he truly deserves to rest and watch us joyfully continue his work with him and for him.
Ismael is dancing with the stars and forever in our hearts.
Catherine Jennings & Marcel Kaskeline