Aldir Polymeris

Aldir Polymeris grew up in Chile and Switzerland, after studying social Anthroplogy in Concepti├│n/ CL for one year, he studied art and art history at the Bern University of the Arts (HKB). Aldir works mainly in the medias performance, video, text and graphics, often focusing on compositions, structures and translations. Since 2012 he works regularly with the Cie trop cher to share. In 2014 he started a collaboration with the dancer Cosima Grand (CH), who was awarded the second prize of the PREMIO promotion prize for the dance performance CTRL-V 2015 and presented a full-length version one year later. In the same year, Aldir is invited to exhibit his Video installation die Geradenst├╝cke in the Kunsthalle Luzern/CH. In 2015, he founded Latinlover together with the actress Daniela Ruocco (DE/UY), the collective won the 3rd prize of the PREMIO promotion prize in 2016 and is currently working on a full version of the project Der grosse Mediator. Aldir also carries out various commissioned works, among others for Chris Leuenberger, Katharina Vogel and the writer Sabine Reber, artist interviews for the association Artwerk and a short film for a end-of-life-care organisation. Aldir is one of the initiators of the studio community Schwob-Haus in Bern/CH.