Jorge Bascuñan is a Brazilian multidisciplinary artist based in Berlin. He holds an MA in contemporary dance education, (MA CoDE Frankfurt am Main, Germany), and BA in Physical Education. Bascuñan is certificated in Cinematography and Actor’s Direction both at his hometown, São Paulo. Since 2012 he is co-director of the ‘Baillistas Collective’ of Photography and Multi-art, and Ìdrima, collective of performance and contemporary art. His independent work focuses on the translations of somatic practices and body archives, seeking to re-signify symbolic aspects of contemporary corporeality, traveling around Europe between multiple festivals and institutions. His current teaching and research surround the topic of decolonizing bodies - South American performers in Europe.
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