Igor Vidor

In the IBB-Video Space

Igor Vidor explores mechanisms of power and oppression and their expression in objects or social codes in a variety of mostly urban settings in Brazil.

Igor Vidor, A Praga, 2020, Still.

Igor Vidor, A Praga, 2020, Still.

© Igor Vidor

His sculptures, performances, and videos convey signs of deep-rooted violence and social injustice in people's everyday lives.  He reflects how these conditions are repeated again and again as a result of Brazilian politics. His recent works analyze the influence of the European countries and the United States, notably the role the arms trade has played in the spread of violence in Brazil and Latin America. The Berlinische Galerie is screening "v.a. 4598 (Rio Olympics)" (2016, 15 min.), "Flesh and Agony" (2018, 9:38 min.) and the new work: "The Plague" (2020).


Igor Vidor (*1985, São Paulo, Brazil) studied at the Centro Universitário Belas Artes in São Paulo. He worked for several years in the education and public outreach department at the Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR). His works have been shown at a number of international exhibitions, including at Künstlerhaus Bethanien (2020); Pérez Art Museum Miami (2018); Mercosul Biennial (2018); Sesc 24 de Maio, São Paulo (2017); Museu Histórico Nacional, Rio de Janeiro (2017) and Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) (2016). Igor Vidor lives between Porto and Berlin.