After the repercussion of his solo show in São Paulo, in 2018, Vidor became the target of death threats by members of a militia group in a moment of political polarization, marked by the censorship and persecution of the arts in Brazil, led by the rising right. His move to Germany, then, was one of self-exile, taking place a few months following the election for presidente During the period of his residency in Berlin, Vidor’s research process includes visits to the arms manufacturing companies which have been sold weapons to Latin America since the 19th century, and studio experiments with materials used to produce bulletproof equipment and projectiles, such as aramid fiber and lead, which he incorporated in his new works.“ (excerpts extracted from Chimeric Compositions, text by Yudi Rafael Igor Vidor studied at the Centro Universitário Belas Artes in São Paulo. He worked several years in the field of education and mediation at the Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR). His work has been shown in several international exhibitions, including 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). Since 2019 Igor Vidor lives in Berlin and is artist-in-residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien. Unfortunately, his exhibition Berlinische Galerie – Museum for Contemporary Art which was supposed to open in November was postponed due to the current regulations at Berlin.